Like I mention before, I used to hate every kind of workout!! I remember back in school, many many years ago, ouch! Physical Education was one of the subjects I loved the least. The thing is that I don’t understand how can people love to make themselves tired, sweat like a pig, stink like a skunk, hurt yourself by running for many miles, except for those rosy cheeks you got after all the activities that makes you look cuter which was the only thing I like, other than that, forget about it! Whats wrong with you people???
All I love to do back then was just wish that the teacher was easy enough and let me rest for the whole time. I know, it sounds like I would never want to get involved with any thing physicals at all but guess what? Now I enjoy exercising and want to encourage you to feel the same.
That has changed when I became a mother and I want to be stronger and healthier for my baby and also still want to look sexy for my husband!
Not only that, some people are so annoying, they keep telling me that I am big! You know it doesn’t matter what size you are, if you know you’re beautiful that is the end of the story!
But in my culture people have to be very tiny to be consider “beautiful” and some of my friends and family kept saying that I am on the way to the ‘not that small’ side. They also say that they don’t think I can loose weight and be tiny! Well well well, what did you just say??
Alright but what’s the easiest way that I used to motivate myself? Lists are below;
1. Prove Haters Wrong!!
Yep. Thank you for reading but you are wrong Haters!! Just kidding, I know you love me! Muahhh! This is the first motivation that worked excellent for me. It ‘s right that you shouldn’t care about how people think about you, I understand that but some people just don’t and won’t get it! So just make yourself proud and make the haters wow with the amazing results you get.
This first motivation tip can use with a lot of areas in your life not only for exercising but with life in general. I use it a lot throughout my life. Just to prove them wrong and make yourself very proud!
Dose that sound good to you?
But the key is that you have to believe that you can do it first then you’re half way there. Don’t let all the negativity ruin your will.
I believe in you my love! Let’s prove them wrong! Cheers to the winner!
2. Set goals
I know everybody says this and I don’t want to repeat it again. It’s all over the internet. I bet you’ve read some already. I did want to tell you what goals I had set though.
– I want to be strong and healthy for my baby.
– I want to look beautiful, hot and sexy for my husband.
– I want to be happy with myself.
– I want to inspire others by creating a Blog! That’s why I’m here and you are reading my blog post right now.
– I want to get myself ready for the next pregnancy.
– I want people to say that I’m beautiful! Not kidding! Haha!
All the above were my main goals before deciding to join TIUBikiniseries challenge this year in 2016. I still have a lot more goals to achieve!
3. Do it for pictures
This is one of my favorite things that help motivate me. I found myself doing it a lot just for the pictures , healthy meals, outfits and scenery which I share on my social medias. Sometimes it’s stressful to try to get the right picture but most of the time it is so much fun and I enjoy it.
You just have to do what you love.
If you like dressing up, just put on the workout cloth, smile, snap and share!
If you like a beautiful sunrise, wake yourself up early in the morning and go for a run or a walk, take pictures and enjoy the beautiful scenery and enjoy tons of Vitamin D from the rays.
If you are a food lover like me, make yourself a heathy meal, decorate it, don’t forget to take picture before you eat!! I’m serious, sometimes it looks so good and you just can’t control your hunger! I was there I know how that happened!
4. Inspire others
Do you know why teacher’s choose to be a teacher?
I know why… because it feels so good when you inspire people.
It feels even better when that person you have taught and inspired became very successful from what they’ve learned from you. I was a teacher and I still consider myself as a teacher.
If you haven’t inspired anyone yet, I encourage you to do it after finishing this post.
Start from someone close to you or just post some of your favorite quotes on your Facebook, Instagram or anywhere you want and see how people will react to that!
Tag me @mollerfulmolly on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter so you can inspired me too.
5. Reward yourself
Not a bad idea to buy yourself something you’ve been wanting for a long time! Why not? You just did something special, so just give yourself a gift.
It can be a small reward such as frozen yogurt, go out for a movie night or buy yourself a new lipstick, or it can be a bigger reward.
Buy yourself new bikinis or new cloths that will reward you after you complete your workout challenge! Make sure you buy it or at least have the picture and place it somewhere that you can see and to help remind yourself why you started.
Here are some of the bikinis I want to buy! I can’t decide which one, maybe you can help me by leaving your comment below!
Affiliate links* ahead!
Alright, I hope my workout motivation tips can help you enjoy exercising and achieving your challenge! Let me know what your secret to motivating yourself is! Looking forward to hearing from you!
Summer is here and I do not recommend you to go visit the Grand Canyon this time of the year because it is so hot and it will make you unable to enjoy 100% of the beautiful scenery!! I’m serious!! Unless you are a fan and have a crush on HOT weather!
But don’t get me wrong, I love how beautiful and incredible this place is, that’s why it is one of the world’s seven natural wonders. I’m learning something new from blogging, here is a list of seven natural wonders of the world I just learn today! I’m so bad at this guys!
1. Grand Canyon
2. Great Barrier Reef
3. Harbor of Rio de Janeiro
4. Mount Everest
6. Parícutin volcano
7. Victoria Falls
My tips on what to wear if you decide to go explore this summer, I recommend something light, flat, convenient to walk in and something that can protect your skin as well! Bringing your hat or umbrella is not a bad idea, sunglasses are a must! (Outfit details contain affiliate links*.)
Because I have to breastfeed my baby during the trip if you are in the same boat as me I recommend you to wear a nursing tang top instead of a bra. I like it better because I can wear my shirt over and when I feed the baby I still have both shirt and a tang top to cover my body! It’s more convention and no nudity this way!
Don’t forget to put on extra sunscreen!!! My favorite sunscreen is the Coppertone “Water Babies Sunscreen Lotion’ only one bottle can use for the whole family!! Isn’t that nice? My husband and I love it a lot. Ice cold water will be your BFF for this trip!!
Hope my advice can help you prepare and enjoy your trip even more!
The TIUBikini Series round one just ended and I have prepared my outfit for an after picture taken for a while. Still haven’t had time to wear them but for sure this weekend before round two starts I will get my picture done.
This round I’m doing it with a monthly challenge I’ve picked for myself and all my lovely All About Good Vibes tribes. This July will be a 30 day Squat Challenge “30 days away from being a BOOTYLICIOUS BABE”.
Join me by simply share your selfie on Twitter, Instagram, and/ or Facebook using #allaboutgoodvibeschallenge and don’t forget to tag me @mollerfulmolly in your picture.
Not only that I also join SUMMER FITCATION CHALLENGE which also an 8 weeks challenge that starts the same time as TIUBikini Series round 2, begin Monday, June 27th, 2016.
I am so excited for all 3 challenges I’m going to do! What about you? Are you in?
I’ll upload my pictures when I have them!
Alright here’s my Before and After pictures, taken 8 weeks apart! What do you think? Still a lot to work on but at least I can see the difference!
I’m going post more pictures in another blog, watch out for that one!
Summer is here! Let’s get your body ready for those cute bikinis and the beach paradise!
This July I want to encourage everyone to do this 30 Days Squat Challenge with me. It’s not fun doing it alone, spread the words to your BFFs, sisters, co-workers, and anyone who you can think of and lets have some fun!
Only do this challenge or do it on top of your daily routine for 30 days, you will love the result you get! Don’t forget to take a before picture and measure your body and again when complete the challenge. Measure to see how amazing you have become!
Aren’t you excited?
The challenge will be from July 1st – 30th, 2016.
This 30 day challenge will help tone up your glutes, thighs and hamstrings and strengthen your core body muscles. Only one exercise each day, how convention is that! The exercising time will increases day by day to help build your muscle for the last day! Remember you do not need to complete each day challenge at once, find your free time to do it through out the day! I’m doing this with you, loves!
Let me know about your progress by tagging me on Instagram, Facebook and/or Twitter @mollerfulmolly with the hashtag #goodvibeschallenge
– Find pictures of bikinis or any outfits you want to wear after the end of this challenge and place it somewhere that you can see right away when you wake up to help remind and motivate yourself.
– Remember: BELIEVE YOU CAN AND YOU ARE HALFWAY THERE!
– Eat lean, green and clean
– Do this challenge on top of your daily workout routine for the better results
**My most favorite tips to help keep my motivation high is to find the bikinis I want to wear after I finish this challenge from my affiliate links*. But it looks to me like I want to wear a bunch of them! See what my favorite pieces are below! What about you?
Here are the 30 Days Squat Challenge Charts, I have three choices for you to choose from. Choose the one that you think you can achieve and will be fun for you to do for these 30 days!
Click here to download your free printable charts.
Click here to download your free printable charts.
Click here to download your free printable charts.
For myself, I’m choosing chart B!
Get your bikini ready and let’s do this together!
How to do a proper squat
– Stand with feet slightly wider than hips.
– Keep back straight, chest and shoulders up.
– Slowly squat down, make sure your knees don’t go past your feet.
Escaping from breastfeeding my baby for an hour to attend my husband’s business dinner at HILTON SEDONA RESORT AT BELL ROCK in Arizona. Thanks to my mother and my sister who were watching my little one when I was away for a bit before she woke up and started to cry for mommy!
Sometimes, I have to remind myself that I am not only a mother but I am also a wife so I need to be there for my husband when he needs me by his side. I know I am his everything and I am pretty sure that he knows he is also my everything. That’s why I decided to put on some makeup and get dressed to stand beside him.
See how beautiful the resort looks and my outfit details below, by the way, this post contains affiliate links*.
Thank you for stopping by, see you again next time, loves!
Molly Larsen is the creator of All About Good Vibes — a feel-good destination that inspires women to love, care and be themselves. Growing up she has been loving and enjoying her own DIY masks and scrubs from natural ingredients. She believes in positivity and seeing good in all situations. Her biggest achievement of the day is putting her baby to sleep early, relaxing and watching a movie with her husband.