5 Thoughts & Behaviours That Sabotage Your Weight Loss Efforts
When you’re trying to lose weight or work on your fitness in general, what two things come to the top of your mind? Diet and exercise, right? Yup!
On some level, we all know that in order to lose weight/get fit, we need to work on Nutrition and exercise
Why then do we find it so hard to make those changes or to follow through on the changes long term?
The answer – we sabotage our efforts with our thoughts and behaviours.
Self-sabotage can manifest itself through our internal dialogue and behaviours.
Acts and thoughts of self-sabotage deceive us into thinking they’re helpful, when in fact, they undermine our efforts, especially when we continue to do so for a long period of time.
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Here are 5 thoughts and behaviours that may be sabotaging your weight loss efforts.
1. "I'm Not Disciplined Enough"
Discipline can be misleading and when it comes to weight loss, we give it more credit than it deserves. How many times have you said to yourself – “I really would like to eat healthier/exercise more often but I just don’t have the discipline”?
The key to lasting weight loss success is shifting your Mindset towards a healthy lifestyle and making profound habit changes that support that healthy lifestyle.
Relying on discipline is an excuse that gives you a way out. You start to believe that it must not be that important if you don’t have the discipline for it.
Action fosters discipline; the more you take action, the more disciplined you become.