How Positive Thinking Can Help With Weight Loss

To achieve weight loss success its so important to stay positive and stay engaged in the weight loss process.  Weight loss is all about finding a system that’s works for you. But that system is going to come through a lof of trial and error. The people that can stick through the trial and error are the ones that are going to be successuful, and your abiliby to stay positive and stay engaged in weight loss is what is going to allow you go through your trial and error period. Its important to understand how to stay positve.

How To Cultivate Positive Thinking For Weight Loss

1. Always Realize There is a lesson learned

Every time you a mistake such as eating somethin that you weren’t suppost to, there is a lesson learned or lesson to be learned.  Realize that every lesson learned puts you one step closer to reaching your weight loss dreams, and if you stick with weight loss long enough those lessons are going to meant something.

Now sometimes it can take some digging to fine the lesson learned.

See the good even in bad when you have a bad experience. For example, let say you cheated n your diet. Try to figure out why you cheated on your diet and what you’re going to do in the future to prevent that from happening.

Then instead of focusing on the fact that you cheated on your diet and gained a couple of pounds, focus on what lessons you learned. Doing this puts a positive spin on a negative situation, As weight gain is temporary but learning a new lesson.

2. Learn From Your Mistakes So You Don’t Make Them Again

2. Set Bench March Goals

Set smaller shorter-term goals that highlight your weight loss success.  This is why it’s good to set short-term, more immediate goals. SO, for example, instead of your goal being to 40 pounds over the next couple of months, you can change your goal to lose 1 or 2 pounds every two weeks.

3. Avoid Negativity

Try to avoid, mitigate, or manage any source that puts you into a negative headspace.

4. Visualize The Benefits of Achieving Your Goals

Remind yourself why and the benefits of your why in a positive way. For example, let’s say the reason you want to lose weight is to have more energy when you spend time with your children. Maybe whenever you play games or sports with your kids, you always find yourself getting tired and exhausted, and you want to have more energy.

Visualize yourself more in shape and playing tag, basketball, or soccer and being full of energy.  Visualizing the rewards and benefits of achieving your weight loss goals can keep you in a positive mind frame and keep you eager to achieve your weight loss goals.

5. Learn To Become More Centered

Learn to become more present. When you’re present, you’re more into what or engaged in what you’re doing, and you have a more positive take on what you’re doing as well which can be very beneficial if you’re trying to lose weight.

Changing Your Mindset For Weight Loss

Weight loss is not just about changing physically; it’s about changing mentally as well. You’re not going to go from someone who struggles to maintain a diet and exercise regime for more than a couple of weeks to an experienced dieter, someone who can lose weight and keep it off without there being some lessons learned and mental growth.

Important Mental Shifts For Weight Loss Success:

1. Start Asking Why

Whenever you have occasions when you cheat on your diet, don’t just kick yourself and then get back to dieting. Ask yourself why. Because if you don’t address these things, they are going to coming keep up.

It’s also a good idea to ask why when reflecting on why a diet hadn’t worked out in the past.

 

2. Realize Diets Don’t Have To Be Horrible Thing

Realize you can still eat the foods that you like and still lose weight. However, often, you have to eat these foods in smaller portions to lower the food’s calorie intake. To fill the hunger void of eating less of the food that you like, eat a healthy side such as a fruit or a vegetable. The fruit or vegetable will not just make your meals more nutritious, but they will make your meals more filling without adding a whole lot more calories.

Having a diet where your meals consist of food that you like and healthy sides is a diet that is tasting and filling, and this a diet that you can sustain.

The point is you never have to go without a meal without at least not eating something you like. Now sometimes it is good to cut a food out of your diet or modify it for health reasons.

 

3. Stop Focusing on Getting Quick Results 

Stop focusing on getting quick results and start focusing on developing long-term consistency.

Often people focus on getting quick results that make them feel good instead of long-term, meaningful weight loss.

 

Does Listening To Music Help You Workout?

Music does have the potential to aid in weight loss. Listening to music can aid with working out in so many different ways.

Ways Listening To Music Can Aid Working Out

1. Music Can Be Used As an Incentive To Workout

You can limit listening to music to only when you work out as a way to incentivize yourself to workout. What you do is cut off listening to music throughout the week except for the occasions when you workout. Doing this can incentivize you to work out because you finally have the opportunity to listen to music.

 

2. Music Can Help With Last Minute Resistance

You can have every intention of working out, but it can be hard getting off the couch at the last minute. It can be hard getting off the couch when you’re in such a relaxed and comfortable state to get up and do something hard like working out. Rather than trying to pump yourself through self talk to get yourself off the couch and go work out, try to use music. Music can provide that transition, from you being in a relaxed state where relaxing on the couch to a pumped-up state where you’re ready to work out. When you’re on the couch, play some up-tempo music and let the music do the rest. The up-tempo music will put you in a more up-tempo state making it easier for you to get up and go work out.

 

3. Can Make Workout More Enjoyable

Exercising may not be a fun activity because it’s physically demanding. When you’re pushing your body, you could experience physical discomfort; you can also experience negative thoughts. You can start thinking about how hard the workout is and how tired you are. Through the physical discomfort and negative thoughts, you have to will yourself to exercise. It’s admirable to do so but can not be very enjoyable while you’re exercising.

 

4. Can Help You Get More Out of The Work

Music can improve your workout performance so that you get more out of the workout. As mentioned before, listening to music can put you in a happier state where you’re more into the workout.

Listening to up-tempo music can also put you in a more up-tempo state where you’re more pumped, which can improve your workout performance.

 

5. Can Help You Work Out Longer

Not only does music pump you up, so you work out better, but it can help you maintain tempo throughout your workout.

We have very short attention spans and may not be very long for our exercise until we’re tired of exercising and are thinking about something else. Music can keep you engaged by giving your mind engaging stimuli. This will help keep your mind in the present moment to stay focused on what you are doing and make the most out of your exercise.