Monday, December 22, 2008

Key motivators and natural weight loss

How to motivate yourself to lose weight safely and permanently

Losing weight is just like getting rich. There’s only one real way to do it that works. However, there are very many ways to go about that one way. To get rich, you have make more money than you spend. And there’s countless ways to do that. To lose weight permanently, you have burn more calories than you consume. And there’s many, many ways to do that too.

Remember, commerical diets don't work. So why is motivation the true key to safe and natural weight loss? Because it simply doesn't matter how you go about losing weight. All that matters most is that you find the motivation to lose weight that works for you.

It does not matter what your personal motivation is for safe and effective weight loss is. It can be something very simple like just wanting to live longer and feel better about yourself. It may take something more intense like taught weight loss visualization techniques. When the right weight loss motivation is found, you’ll have the strength to lose weight- no matter which way you decide to go about it.

Remember, it doesn’t matter how you create a daily calorie deficit- as long as you go about in a safe and healthy fashion. You can eat more natural foods and walk more often. You can train for a marathon and give up processed foods. As long you can motivate yourself to lose weight, it doesn't matter exactly how the fat comes off.

My best advise is this: Don’t count on something you’ve bought to give you any special motivation to lose weight. A new treadmill isn’t going to inspire you to lose weight. You want to find the right motivation for weight loss first. Once you discover the right weight loss motivators for you, doing whatever; walking, running, treadmill, etc. is a lot easier. It’s easier use the correct weight loss "tool" because the right motivation is already there.

So before you begin a weight loss transformation, I would urge you to do some soul searching and discover your key motivators for weight loss. Again, it doesn't really matter what they are. All that matters is that they are strong enough motivators for you. The most challanging time in weight loss is the first several weeks. That’s when you’re trying to break your old weight gain habits.

It takes some powerful motivational thoughts to not give up on your safe weight loss goal during this time. The good news is, as long as you maintain your personal motivations to naturally lose weight, it soon becomes much easier. You just need to be prepared not to give up during those first critical few weeks. So have those personal motivatiors lined up. And above all esle, don't give up. It will get easier. Very quickly you'll forget about how hard it felt. You'll be too busy enjoying your new body and life.