Successful weight loss takes programming, not willpower.
Dr Phil McGraw
More quotes by Dr Phil McGraw
You are your own most important resource for making your life work. Life rewards action. Until your knowledge, awareness, insights, and understandings are translated into action, they are of no value.
I tell you, if you’re in the front row of the parade and you stop walking, pretty soon you’re back in the tuba section. And if you want to lead the parade you’ve got to keep moving.
I think you’re running into a lot of trouble if your idea of foreplay is, ‘Brace yourself honey, here I come!’
How often, for example, have you said or heard someone else say, All I really want in this life is to be happy? It sounds like a commonsense answer, but as a life goal, it is destined for failure. My dog, Barkley, wants to be happy. Does that mean that the two of you want the same things? I dont think so. Ill bet everything I own that you and Barkley define happiness very differently. So unless youre willing to settle for someone scratching your belly and letting you sleep under the coffee table, you might want to be a little more precise about what you as a unique individual really want.
More quotes about Diet
I don’t care how pumped up or psyched you are to start a new diet or a new program – that emotion will fade.
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.
The time is coming when man will be able to determine the length of his lifespan by controlling his diet.
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.
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.
Now, my body fat runs around 18 percent, which is normal and, you know, kind of in the middle of normal, actually.
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.
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).