For many of us starting a new diet is relatively easy, but after several days or weeks it becomes harder to stay motivated. There might be a few setbacks along the way, but it is how you deal with them that matters. Below is a list of dieting tips to help you keep your diet on track.
Why did you originally decide to lose weight? When things get tough, look at your list to keep motivated and stay on your diet.
Instead of beating yourself up over the things you haven’t done yet, take a moment to pat yourself on the back.
It’s important to recognise even small successes when it comes to weight loss. But make sure these are not food related!
Plan one step at a time and make sure youâ€™re happy with each step before moving on to the next.
Keep a food and mood diary to identify non-hungry eating and pin down clues that could lead to unhealthy eating habits.
When days don’t go as well as planned, don’t give up. Think positively, focus on your overall goals and get back on track.
Form a mental picture of yourself looking fitter, healthier and looking great. It’ll help you to stay focussed.
Some of the best motivational speakers are right at your fingertips. A positive frame of mind is the gateway to success.
As you start losing weight, do a clear out of your wardrobe and take bigger-sized clothes to a charity shop.
Eat slowly and be aware of each bite. Remember, your brain takes about 20 minutes to realise your stomach is full.
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