Stop Doing These 6 Things If You Want to Lose Weight

by | Aug 2, 2018

Perhaps you have been trying to lose weight for some time now, or maybe you have just stumbled upon the first hardships of this endeavour. It is not always an easy thing to do, especially since there is so much more to it than the mere shedding of extra kilos, as you might have found out if you ever went to a hypnotherapist.
There is light at the end of the tunnel. It has to do with the common mistakes you might be making in your efforts to lose weight. Fixing those should get you on the right track:

You disregard alternative methods, such as hypnotherapy – hypnotherapy has become quite popular for addressing weight loss problems. You are making a big mistake if you are ignoring it completely, or if you think it holds no power to help you. A skilled hypnotherapist can get to the root of the problem with you being overweight and thus improve the chances of you getting over the issue.

You choose the wrong diet – needless to say, all weight loss efforts should go along a weight loss diet. The best way to pick it is to trust a professional. There will always be celebrity diets gathering the most attention, yet these aren't always good for you. Your diet needs to be determined in regards to your personal needs because that is the only way it will work.

You set unrealistic goals – if you wish to feel good about weight loss, you need to set realistic goals. There is nothing more disheartening than setting out to lose 10 kilograms for a week, only to find the scale has barely moved towards this goal. Lack of progress with unrealistic goals is a sure way to destroy your motivation.
You underestimate food intake – every single snack counts toward your daily intake. When it comes to calorie intake, there is never a scenario in which higher is better. You need to use a food tracker. Enter everything you eat, and thus you will know whether you are eating more than you should.

You don't lead an active lifestyle – apart from a proper diet and perhaps addressing the emotional side of eating, you also need to get more exercise. Even light cardio activity, such as walking can have a tremendous impact on your weight loss efforts for the better. Choose to take the stairs, get off the bus one stop earlier, in general – try to be more active.

You think results come with minimal change – none of the above tips represents minimal changes to your lifestyle. Yet, they are all somewhat needed to help you overcome obesity and extra weight. Only by taking on the problem from different angles can you hope for the best result.

Now that you know the common pitfalls of weight loss and how to avoid them, you can better tackle the issue.

If you wish to talk about it with a trained hypnotherapist, Zoe Clews & Associates is the obvious choice. Book an appointment on 07766 515 272 or visit

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