When you start your weight loss journey you will be bouncing off the walls the of excitement but as you will soon fine weight loss is a tedious process and many can’t stick to there weight loss once the honey moon excitement wears off.
The ability to stay patient after the honey moon excitement wears off, will often separate the successful people from the unsuccessful people.
When losing weight, your level of patience may be the deciding factor of your weight loss success.
It’s important to be patient both with the weight loss process itself as weight loss is a slow process, and it’s also important to be patient with yourself when you have setbacks.This article will discuss how to become more patient with the process and how to become more patient when you make mistakes.
How To Become More Patient
1. Don’t Get frustrated
When you cheat don’t get frustrated, understand the weight is about carving out a system that works for you and that system comes through trial and error.
2. Look On The Bright Side
When you do make mistake you are always learning more about yourself and even its a mistake that you made before its being reaffirmed.
3. Recognize If You Need To Weight Loss On The Backburner
For some it may be motivational to see your weight and get constant feed back for others it may be good to put weight loss on the backburner and take the emotion out of weight loss.
4. Create Diet You Live With
You need to take your time create diet that satisfies you.
5. Give Yourself Smaller Short-term Goals.
Waiting to achieve a weight loss goal for a substantial amount of weight loss in the far off future can be quite a weight. It could be beneficial to make smaller shorter term weight loss goals.
If you’re on a slow and steady diet, it can be a little frustrating. Because sometimes you feel like you are moving at a snail’s pace and want to lose weight tomorrow.
However, the fact that your diet is so slow in steady may be the very reason why it is more likely to work long term.
There are studies that show many people regain weight after losing it (1). A lot of it has to do with the fact people aren’t able to sustain their weight efforts.
So don’t gripe about the fact it’s taking you a long time to lose weight. Reframe it to where you are proud of yourself for being able to maintain a downward weight loss trend for so long because that means you found a system that works for you that you can maintain.
How To Be Patient With The Process Patience
• Work To Improve Yourself In Other Areas
Often, if you’re improving yourself in other areas alongside weight loss, it can take the pressure and the focus off weight loss.
• Do Things You Enjoy
For example, if you’re planning to go on a vacation, but you want to lose some weight first, try to lose the weight, but don’t let that stop you from going on vacation if you don’t, the reason being is that weight loss can be a sacrifice, so you want to make sure you’re getting some enjoyment.
Being Patient When you Make Mistakes
Weight loss is a skill. Like any other skill, you will more than likely be bad at it when you start it.
However, if you’re impatient, it can quit before you have time to learn from beginner mistakes and be good.
People often think of being impatient as angry, but it can be overly upset and demoralized because of a weight loss mistake.