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Gemma's Monthly Goals | July 2015

Lately, I've been making daily and weekly to-do lists and instead of just pretending to be productive I've actually been trying my best to complete them.  If you guys saw this week's Motivation Monday post, you know that the motivation for this week was focused around habits.  I chose the quote because it made me pause and actually think about my daily habits.  

Are my habits really helping me get where I want to be?  Sometimes.  

I'm trying to make that sometimes into an always.  So, as a way to help myself along, I decided to make monthly goals for myself, as a sort "theme" to center my weekly to-do lists on.  I decided to choose only a few to focus on, so that I don't get overwhelmed and fail completely.  Do you make monthly goals?  If so, what are your goals for July?  

Click through to view my goal for the week!

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TRUE LIFE: I’m on a Healthy Lifestyle Journey but...

Seeing as how I am a southern girl at heart it should come as no surprise that summertime is my FAVORITE time of the year. Chick-fil-a on every corner, sweet tea that is actually sweet and the unbearable Georgia humidity...life couldn’t get any better, right! But with the heat comes this overwhelming desire (for me, at least) to not do anything that requires me to sweat even more than the sun is already allowing. There have definitely been countless days after work where I end up in my bed with a jar of peanut butter, container of Double Stuffed Oreos, and Broad City re-runs instead of working out like I said I was going to.

Buuut that’s neither here nor there 😊 I’ve noticed that I just needed a little extra PUSH to get me back on my healthy lifestyle journey. I’ve read countless blogs and articles about being healthier overall and have come to the consensus that everyone’s journey is going to be different. So here are a few things that I’ve found get me motivated, even when eating a whole bag of Starburst Jellybeans seems life a better decision at the moment.

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