Have you ever gone to the grocery store extremely hungry? What was the first thing you did?
For myself, I would sample anything and everything that was open and available no matter neither what it was nor giving any care to what it contained in the ingredients. Why could I not stop myself, where was my self control? I was not prepared, I had not planned ahead, and this error in judgment alone has set me back many times in the past.
There is no question that several factors can contribute to the amount of motivation that we are able to have in every aspect of our lives.
Staying motivated is one of the most challenging tasks for a human being and in this article, we are going to be talking about 5 little known factors that could be affecting your motivation.
1. Too Much Social Pressure
You go to the grocery store and read some food labels and notice sugar alcohols listed as part of the ingredients. It doesn’t mean it is sugar, nor does it mean it is alcohol. So yes, the name is a bit misleading. Or maybe you’ve heard of the big craze with labels that read “sugar free” or “no sugar added”. Instead they use sugar alcohols which are a form of carbohydrate that add some sweetness to foods and are added to your favorite ice creams, cookies, gum, chocolates and countless other food items in your local grocery store.
The most common sugar alcohols you will see and hear about are:
So the number one topic that has been requested for me to touch on more has been tracking macros.
Everyone wants to know how to do it, how you set your numbers, and what exactly IIFYM means and how to implement it. I haven’t touched on this more in detail for a few reasons but I will give all the information I can here: