Covid-19 has come with its share of Health Issues and we have to adjust to so many things, Weight gain being one of them. Today let’s be motivated to check on our wait and do things differently to keep healthy. Starting and sticking to a healthy weight loss plan can sometimes seem impossible. Often, people simply lack the motivation to get started or lose their motivation to keep going. Luckily, motivation is something you can work to increase.
1.Determine Why You Want to Lose Weight.
Clearly define all the reasons you want to lose weight and write them down. This will help you stay committed and motivated to reach your weight loss goals.
2.Have Realistic Expectations
Setting unattainable goals can lead to feelings of frustration and cause you to give up. On the contrary, setting and accomplishing achievable goals leads to feelings of accomplishment
3.Focus on Process Goals
Some examples of SMART goals include:
- I will walk briskly for 30 minutes five days next week.
- I will eat four servings of vegetables every day this week.
- I will only drink one soda this week.
4.Pick a Plan That Fits Your Lifestyle
Avoid strict diets that completely eliminate certain foods. Research has found that those with an “all or nothing” mindset are less likely to lose weight.
5.Keep a Weight Loss Journal
You can also record your emotions in your food journal. This can help you identify certain triggers for overeating and help you find healthier ways to cope.
Celebrate Your Successes
Its Important to pick appropriate rewards. Avoid rewarding yourself with food. Also, avoid rewards that are so expensive you would never buy it, or so insignificant that you would allow yourself to have it anyway.
STAY SAFE AND BE HEALTHY