The problem with dieting

September 19, 2019

Most diets work.
 
There, I said it. They work for a while.
 
They work while you have enough 'willpower' to adhere. But you know something about willpower?
 
It’s finite. We can’t rely on it forever.
 
If you want a lean, healthy body for the long term, whatever you’re doing today needs to be something you can imagine yourself doing a year from now and beyond.
 
If you’ve ever had the following thoughts, you’re not alone:
 
“I’ll be happy when I weigh _______.”
“I’ll be happy when I can fit into a size ________.”
“When I finally achieve __________, I will go back to eating ‘normally’.”
 
These statements are what I refer to as the DIET MINDSET. It’s short-term focused and unsustainable.
 
Too often in weight loss, we have a restrictive mindset. We say “I can’t have that!”
But what if we changed our mindset to one of abundance?
 
What if you thought: “I get to eat all of these beautiful, colourful foods that will nourish my body.”

Or, “I CHOOSE not to eat biscuits.” How EMPOWERING is that!?
 
So, what’s your choice? A short term mindset of restriction or a long-term mindset of
abundance?
 
Amy 
 
P.S. If you’re ready to take action on your health and fitness, let’s chat. Simply click here to let me know, and I’ll be back in touch with a few time options for you, but do it now because they’re super limited. Speak soon!

 

 

 

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