Now ask yourself if youre really going to spend the rest of your life on one of those ridiculous diets. The honest answer is, no, you wont. So, that means you might lose weight while youre on it, but youll probably gain it back when youre off it because you havent made any real lifestyle changes.
Dr Phil McGraw
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If emotional pain or problems have cropped up in your life, you must insist on getting closure. Closure means you dont carry the problem or the pain. You address the issue, then you slam shut the book and put it away.
Right now, make a list of what you admire about yourself- don’t stop until you’ve filled a page. Sit and relish each quality and accomplishment. When you remember how much you have to be proud of, you don’t need to envy others. Instead of wallowing in your jealousy, use your friends’ accomplishments as inspiration to pursue the life you want.
Power begins with having a crystal-clear view of reality and what each and every person in your life is driven by.
Life experiences, mental illness, drugs, greed, environment, and poor role-modeling can all forge damaged people and can generate a darkness, an exploitiveness, in the way they approach life. Whatever their genesis, there are people in your life (and mine) who will hurt you if you let them.
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I’ve talked to so many people, men and women alike, that get overweight and their self-esteem just goes in the tank. They think they’re judged. They think they’re unattractive.
First, youre going to have to stop using food for anything other than nutrition. You cannot continue to use food to celebrate, or as a companion, or for entertainment, or comfort. You cannot medicate yourself, your mood, or pain with food.
Reality check: you can never, ever, use weight loss to solve problems that are not related to your weight. At your goal weight or not, you still have to live with yourself and deal with your problems. You will still have the same husband, the same job, the same kids, and the same life. Losing weight is not a cure for life.
Food is a coping mechanism; people are afraid of giving it up because then they’ll feel confused and lost.
I don’t care how pumped up or psyched you are to start a new diet or a new program – that emotion will fade.
The time is coming when man will be able to determine the length of his lifespan by controlling his diet.
Obesity has overtaken cancer as the No. 1 cause of avoidable, preventable death in American society. It’s an epidemic-level problem.
Get up each morning, look at yourself in the mirror, and see yourself not as someone who is overweight or out of shape, but as the someone you will become.
Experts indicate that you should aim for consistent weight loss of about one to two pounds per week, so you should remain realisticyou arent going to lose 40 pounds per week (no matter what any diet product claims).