Episode 66: Basic Habits of Weight Loss



Summary

In this episode of Weight Loss for Food-Lovers, Molly covers the basics of weight loss and why they are often forgotten.


The main reason behind this shift is due to the old school diet mentality. Deep down, most of us believe that suffering, restriction and drastic action are required to lose weight. Because of this, uncertainty can easily throw us off track. We allow negative thoughts to creep in and they create doubt that a more measured approach will work.


Commitment is more important than perfection. Nobody is perfect, no plan is perfect, but kindness leads to understanding. We must accept what happened when we fail, not think that it’s a problem and be willing to learn from the experience.


Otherwise, we will naturally gravitate to quick fix plans that don’t work. While they create temporary results, they are not sustainable and lead to negative disempowering thoughts. Swearing something off makes it a ‘forbidden fruit,’ which in turn makes it more appealing. The primit