Did you fall off the proverbial weight loss wagon? Lose a few pounds and then find them? Gaining, gaining, pounds not insight? Spring is just around the corner.
Time to come out of hibernation and remove the layer of winter excess!
As we all know (but it’s good to be reminded), those who reach their weight loss goals are the ones who get back on the wagon again and again. They learn to see that these setbacks are temporary lapses, and they learn from them. They look at the big picture over a long period of time. They understand that there are no magic bullets, no quick fixes. The turtle wins this race.
Here are a few thoughts and tips to get you and keep you on track:
Practice Loving-Kindness. Please stop saying mean things to yourself and being so hard on yourself. (If someone else called you a fat pig, you’d punch them in the nose!)
All Is Forgive, Move On. Confess your food sins to Our Lady of Weight Loss and MOVE ON.
One Day at a Time. Take each day as it comes. As long as you are truly committed to your plan – to yourself – you are on the right track and you ARE succeeding.
Postcards From the Edge. Buy a pack of postcards or greeting cards. Mail yourself a kind and encouraging word of encouragement. Getting mail is so much fun. It’s okay to be quirky, kooky and creative when it comes to permanent fat removal! “Hi Jane, I know how hard it was for you to say no to that cake. Bravo and thanks. Love, Jane”
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Yes, YOU Can: Make “Yes, I Can!” your mantra. Sing it to yourself, say it to yourself; take it in on the deepest level.
The 80/20 Rule. No one is perfect 100% of the time. Praise Be! Imagine how dull that would be?! If you follow your plan 80% of the time, and treat yourself to an occasional treat 20% of the time, you should be able to easily achieve your weight loss goals.
Practice Gratitude: Every night before you go to sleep, jot down at least five things that you are grateful for. Eating is often about filling a void. Fill up on gratitude for all that you do have!
Are you ready to hop on the express?