Points To Consider Before You Try To Lose Weight For The Hundredth Time
What type of an eater are you? Do you tend to eat too much when you get emotional? Are you a snack junkie? Is over reacting just a normal part of your routine? You are also probably an expert when it comes to the latest in dieting. Many women attempt to lose weight several times in their lifetime. The struggle lies is losing it, maintaining it, and keeping it off.
To avoid this proverbial roller coaster and the emotional anxiety that follows, consider the following four sets of questions before starting yet another weight loss regimen.
1. What has brought you back to this place again?
What did not work for you before? What was wrong with your previous plans? What made you lose your motivation? What was difficult about your last program? Be honest with yourself when answering these questions. This is not an attempt to make you feel guilty, but an opportunity to do some introspection. Laziness and a lack of willpower are poor answers. What can you incorporate in your plan to help you feel energized? What parts of the last plan made you lose motivation and fail? [LIPOZENE]
2. Will you be able to set aside time to put towards this goal?
If adopting a new lifestyle is a priority for you, you need to set aside time for some changes in your routine. Consider keeping a record of the food you eat in a diary or journal. This will help you look for patterns. You are going to have to look at forming new habits and put them in place of your old, unhealthy ones.
3. If you hit roadblocks, what will motivate you to overcome them?
What helps you get back on track when things get difficult? Does having accountability, getting rewards and receiving feedback motivate you? How can your plan be devised so that you are more likely to stay on it? Click here
4. Do you feel ready to try out new techniques to reach your goal?
Before you begin, you need to do some introspection and look at situations and variables that can throw you off of your path to success. Try and seek out for a support system in your friends, spouse, online group etc. that can help you get through the challenging points in your plan.
Before you start another weight loss routine, take some time out and do some introspection. Examine the variables and triggers that lead to overeating and snacking. Talk to your friends and family and do some research into proven effective methods of weight loss. Keep a food journal or diary and track what you eat in a day.
We all know losing weight is a challenge, but make weight loss a goal for you, and not for others. Always consult a medical professional before attempting a weight loss technique.
Published on Mar 7, 2013
What type of an eater are you? Do you tend to eat too much when you get emotional? Are you a snack junkie? Is over reacting just a normal pa...