Episode 40: Anticipating Weight Loss

Weight Loss for Food-Lovers with Molly Zemek

Episode- Anticipating Weight Loss


In this episode, Molly talks about the role that anticipation plays in a successful weight loss journey. Human nature dictates that we anticipate the worst. It‘s a feeling driven by our primitive brain’s need for safety, and one that is counterproductive to your goal.

Feelings are not the result of circumstance. They’re the result of thoughts. That’s why it’s important to envision yourself at your ideal weight. What will you do, or think differently? How will you show up around food? By generating feelings of confidence and commitment, you will be motivated to take the action necessary to succeed.

When the primitive brain fights back, remember that the thoughts it creates are not necessarily true. T