Some common mistakes everyone do for weight loss | How to lose weight properly & permanently.

How to not diet and lose weight permanently


When we decide to drop 10 20 pounds in any occasion we often do things like buy a gym membership we vow to get those 10,000 steps in every day, 

we decide to go on Weight Watchers, start keto paleo intermittent fasting.


Everyone’s body is different what may work for you may do nothing for me.

But there are some things that we should all do to keep those pounds off forever but this requires a shift in lifestyle you can’t expect to keep the weight off if you’re not willing to change habits. 
the reality is is that diets typically don’t work long term unless you make serious lifestyle changes.

95% of diets fail so, it’s not about losing weight but rather gaining a healthy lifestyle.

 But with some of the tips I’m about to share with you, it might help you fall into the 5% who succeed. 

if you’ve decided that you want to go on a path towards putting your health first that is the key to living your best life let’s get to it


  • 1) change your mindset about weight loss – 

 This is everything if you think losing weight is a burden or a sacrifice. you’re fighting a losing battle you have to make a mindset think about your lifestyle and the person you want to be.


It is your mind that decides whether or not you’re going to have that bowl of ice cream how much of it and how often.


Right change is how you think about food and then you can start on your new path towards losing weight. some people make a vision board of images of how they want to be.


 I’m a very visual person so if I see images that remind me of something I aspire to that effect and a good constant reminder to keep on track of why you’re doing what you’re doing.


but, it’s also really important to utilize how it feels to be in that position now and not in the future what so that when you’re at a healthy weight and you feel good mentally and physically how will that change the way you live.


In the world of different rights, you need to act like that now and your mind and body will follow.

 if you’re not a visual person then maybe you should put up positive messages encouragement to yourself and post-it somewhere like mirrors or other places that you frequently look at to remind yourself of your goal.

 It’s not really about willpower I mean willpower is great but when you create a mindset shift looking forward to the green smoothie instead of the muffin that’s when the magic happens and it can happen.  you fake it until you make it, you create a new habit with a mindset shift you.


 Create a new dialogue in your head if you hate going to the gym saying you hate going to the gym is only setting you up for failure, 

but when those feelings are procrastination and not wanting to go creep up on you then that’s the trigger to say to yourself,

 “I’m going to feel so much better after I finish my workout it’s only 30 minutes or one hour of my day”.

Say to yourself “I’m looking forward to going even if you’re not” you got a trick your brain. you want to be is stronger than the chocolate cake that’s sitting in front of you then you know you’re on the road to permanent weight loss.


  • 2) Keep a food journal –

 In 2008 study people who kept a food journal tracking everything, they ate doubled when their weight loss compared to those who didn’t. This is an easy way to keep yourself accountable.


The reality is when we’re held accountable for our actions were more likely to follow through its just human nature.

if you feel like you may cheat then maybe you need to ask your partner or sibling or friend whoever to be your accountability partner.

It’s also good to write down how you’re feeling after eating certain foods. You don’t have to write down calories unless you’re like an obsessive calorie counter.
 but the reality is that Carole Reich calories are less important than what you’re eating and how much of it.
 The great thing about a food journal is with practice and patience you’ll start to see new habits emerge.


  • 3) Let’s move more –
 We all know that we need to move around more so why don’t we do it. Our culture’s gradually become more sedentary and it’s having an enormous negative effect on our health.
 Staying stationary not only affects our weight but our digestive system, our mental health, our physical health but you know you just need to start where you are don’t punish yourself,
because it’s hard to get up and move around if you’re not in shape to run a marathon then start by walking at least 10 minutes a day,
and then move up to 15, 20, 30 or more every day make it fun by walking with a friend or listening to a favourite podcast.
 I love listening to podcasts while I walk in the morning it’s become so much of a ritual that my body feels good. It takes 3 to 4 weeks of daily repetition for something to become a habit so do it every day.

  • 4) Get proper sleep- 

 There is overwhelming evidence that sleep plays a vital role in weight management. 

Along with diet and exercise lack of sleep can raise cortisol levels which causes fat retention around the midsection.

 We know that fatigue makes it harder to exercise and let’s be real, you’ll pretty much have zero willpower to do much of anything.
 If you’re having problems sleeping, try melatonin, or CBD I use CBD oil to sleep I’ve not had problems getting to sleep but I would have real problems staying asleep. 

I would wake up every couple of hours to go to the bathroom until my medicine doctor said I wasn’t getting enough rest.

because I was having too many disturbances so I tried CBD oil and it works amazingly for me and I can tell the difference.

  • 5) reduce the sugar, Refined carbs and processed foods-

 So many of us are addicted to sugar and carbs. we reach for that piece of bread which we think is going to satisfy the hunger, craving.

 we can’t resist the Entenmann’s Danish sitting on the counter it’s not your fault you walk into a supermarket and it’s freaking everywhere. It’s easy and it tastes good.

We’ve been conditioned to like and become addicted to these foods it gives us a short temporary high that only makes us crave more but believe it or not you can also crave dark leafy greens and fruit.

 I’m serious, some of you may have to go cold turkey while others need to gradually weed off the sugar carbs and processed foods.


 First of it’s easier, not to buy it –  If it’s not in your house you’re less likely to eat it instead of two pieces of toast have one every other day, 
create substitutes instead of sugar try honey or anything you can do this doesn’t allow the food companies and ads to rule your life.

 Losing weight and creating a healthier lifestyle has enormous long-term effects. you save money on future medical bills future medications, you have more energy to do things you never thought possible, 

 your mood will change and you’re likely to be happier that sounds like a pretty good trade-off.

It won’t be easy and it certainly will not happen overnight but you keep focused and you don’t approach it.
As though this is a diet I’m gonna do for the next month or so I’ll drop the ten pounds and then I can go back to living how I was. You got to change the attitude to change your life you deserve better.
 If you thought this article was helpful share it with your friends and family I would love to hear what works and what doesn’t work for you so share it in the comment section below.

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