6) How is this making a difference to me?

Confused_SeniorWe have heard from Mary, Allan and Brian and we’ve seen how overcoming barriers and increasing activity can be motivating.  So how do you know if increasing activity is making a difference to you?

Sometimes it is hard to identify the small improvements that lead to the bigger picture. Here are some questions to ask yourself.



Something to try

Now that you’re more active take some time to answer the questions below. It may help to talk about this to family and friends.

  • What has been better?
  • What difference did that make?
  • How did you do that?
  • Who’s noticed?
  • What did they notice?
  • What did they say?
  • How did it make you feel?

Look at this list to remind yourself of your improvements.

Key point

Noticing how activity is benefiting you can really help with your motivation. Small changes can make big differences!