Tag Archives: weight loss behavior

There’s supposedly a silver lining to every cloud, but silver linings are sometimes hard to see while you’re in the middle of a crisis. When schools are closed and you’re out of work or forced to work from home, it can feel as though your world’s been turned upside down.
There are challenges when the children are around while you’re trying to get work done, when your favorite stores are closed, and you can’t get a haircut. The silver lining is that when a crisis presses the pause button on your life, you can try to use that pause productively. Here are five positive habits you might develop during a health crisis. [Read more]

Have you ever noticed your mind shows you potential but unlikely pitfalls regularly? Despite the meagerness of their prospect of blossoming, endless streams of would-be difficulties flow. Here’s how to use them for self-improvement rather than become anxious about them. First, though, it helps to know why you are presented with them. [Read more]

Most of want to get regular exercise — or at least we think we do. But when the moment comes to actually commence a workout, inertia and lack of motivation often win out. The solution may lie within you already. Leveraging your own mind against the problem is a good idea. Here are five practical, psychological tricks to employ to get you to exercise more. [Read more]

Hitting a weight loss plateau can be disheartening and frustrating, especially when it persists for several weeks. However, reaching a plateau is a natural part of the weight loss journey, and you can usually push through it by trying a few simple lifestyle changes. Here are eight tips for restarting your weight loss when you’ve hit a plateau. [Read more]

Prior to undergoing weight loss surgery, you may not spend a lot of time thinking about where you next meal is going to come from, or what your snack will be between lunch and dinner. However, when you make the switch to start a medical weight loss program or undergo a bariatric procedure, planning your meals ahead of time is very important. That’s because your body is going to need a lot of nutrients in every bite you eat following surgery. [Read more]

It has long been understood that obesity has a negative impact on personal health and wellbeing. Obesity makes you more likely to develop chronic disease, including heart disease, cancer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and more. It has also long been understood that obesity makes individuals more vulnerable to mental health issues, including depression and anxiety. [Read more]

To commit to a weight loss program you have to accept that there are things about your body that you want to change, and this can mean starting to critique your body in ways that may eventually turn negative. Staying positive during your weight loss program can help you to stay on track for success as you work towards meeting your weight loss goals. The more positive you can remain, the more motivated you will stay and the greater the results you are going to see. [Read more]