When people are asked, “Why do you want to lose weight?”, the answer is usually “Because I’m not happy with myself.” This is very negative. I’d rather hear one of these answers:
- Because I owe it to myself to look the best I can possibly be.
- Because I think more of myself to just let myself go.
- Because I want to better myself.
- So I can stay healthy and continue to be the good person I am, in every way.
- Because I want to be happier with myself.
But there is only one response I’m looking for: “Because I love and accept myself.”
So many people live a life of self-critique instead of self-acceptance. If you can’t accept yourself, you can’t lose weight. But this applies to anything you want to accomplish. Here’s how it works. Continue reading
People are pessimistic. But this only applies to what you want. Try to better yourself, and at least 9 out of every 10 people will try to tear you down. It’s not going to benefit them, so their thinking is, “Why should they be happy if it benefits you?”
But you’ve heard the old saying, misery loves company. If a pessimist is too lazy to do something that would better his life, he’d give you over a hundred reasons why you shouldn’t do it. When a fat person discourages you, and puts you on a guilt trip for trying to lose weight, tell him to look in the mirror. Continue reading
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When you lose 100 pounds, then gain back 110 pounds, the body has been programmed to return to its former weight, once the old eating habits return. Your goal is to re-set the body. You don’t do this by depriving it of calories, but, by proper nourishment. This means, resetting your hormones, and molding your metabolism. There are 8 simple ways to accomplish this. Continue reading