When we think about the mechanics of something as complex as changing lifestyle habits and losing weight, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and fall into mental traps.
In the accountability and support I provide to clients in their lifestyle change efforts, I encourage them to dig deep and connect to their 'why' as a foundational element of change. Before we get too mired in the how-to's of weight loss, I help them explore their deep reasons for wanting to change. They don't need to rely on tenuous 'willpower.' Instead, they have their 'WhyPower' to carry them through tough and tempting times when old, unhealthy habits feel hard to break.
In this thoughtful article from Mind Body Green, the author explores the three most common weight loss traps that people are most often are frustrated by. I hope you find this curated content of value as a weekly wellness addition:
The biggest and most important shifts we make in our wellness routines begin in our mindset and in how we prioritize our wellbeing.
To your good health!
Certified Whole Health Coach
Personal Fitness Trainer
Weight Management Specialist
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