Mind Over Body: Get Your Mind Right For Weight Loss

Keeping on track to lose weight can feel impossible toward the end of your goal. You’re almost there but something tells you, “oh a piece of cake won’t hurt, I’ve made it this far”, then it sends you spiraling down a path to which you started from.

The fact is, when it comes to weight loss, there is no end goal. Fitness is a lifestyle and should be approached with the right mindset, not the right diet.

Even down to how you foresee your “new body”. Once the weight is all off, you have to consider the amount of skin you’ll have and new attention you’ll receive. Yes, everybody is different and recovers at various rates, however, if your mindset is to look like someone else besides yourself, you might be in for a rude awakening.

Why, you ask?

As one of the top resolutions to improving one’s health, people who want to lose weight accounts for a combined total of 54.14%. But losing weight and getting healthy in general also are some of the most easily and commonly broken resolutions. In fact, one study from the University of Scranton suggests that only 8% of us will actually achieve our resolution goals.

This is due to fad “quick” diets, the wrong mindset and misdirected reasons. The influx of social media, marketing, and entertainment influence have