"Trying" To Lose Weight? Don't!

Written by Mark Idzik

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If this isrepparttar case, ask yourself what beliefs you hold that are at odds with what you want. For example, "it's too hard to lose weight", "it's impossible to lose weight", "I can't lose weight because I'd have to exercise allrepparttar 131373 time", "I'll lose my friends if I lose weight", "I can't lose weight because I've always failed".

Ask yourself if in fact they are true. Are they making your life easier, or more difficult? Do these beliefs serve you or harm you?

Then, replacerepparttar 131374 old beliefs with new ones. Positive, confident statements about how you want to look and feel.

The best way to lose weight is to avoid saying you'll "try" to lose weight, and say you "will" lose weight. See yourself at your ideal weight. Imagine how great you look and feel. Use positive language and give your mind specific instructions like "I'm now happily at my ideal weight of (number of pounds) weight" or "I now happily choose to wear a size (your ideal size)".

Watch your language and self talk closely and avoid using "try". It may take constant attention atrepparttar 131375 beginning, but after a short time, you'll get used to keeping your language positive, upbeat and confident.

Your weight loss results will follow immediately, depending on how confident, committed and persistent you are in applying these exercises. The more confident, committed and persistent,repparttar 131376 faster your results will appear.

You CAN do it!

Mark Idzik is a health coach with a national clientele who helps his clients lose weight, feel better, overcome health challenges and make better health choices. Get his 37 free tips to guaranteed weight loss by visiting: http://www.Everyday-Weight-Loss.com/?src=try#tips

Lose Weight Fast with Common Sense Diet

Written by Kathryn Martyn, M.NLP

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For me, french fries without ketchup just isn'trepparttar same so when I broke my addiction to them I started by eating them withoutrepparttar 131371 sauce. They weren't half as good, butrepparttar 131372 point was, it's notrepparttar 131373 fries, it'srepparttar 131374 ketchup (tomato candy to me). Sometimes trying something new can help break those associations. Try baked chips for instance, or just cut back how many chips you have at a time if that works better for you.

Speaking of pickles; yes they have high sodium. So what? If we would stop and think for just one minute that they stop themselves from eating perfectly fine foods like a pickle (great for an appetizer), but do eat allrepparttar 131375 junk they want, it simply makes no sense. Start to limitrepparttar 131376 snacks and junk foods, and go ahead and haverepparttar 131377 pickles and fruit snacks. Double up onrepparttar 131378 amount of vegetables, even triple up. Eat hearty! Food is a good thing. Watchrepparttar 131379 sauces though because other than enhancingrepparttar 131380 flavor ofrepparttar 131381 food they aren't exactly nutrient powerhouse foods. Have an extra bite of chicken and a bit less sauce.

Limit Processed Foods for Faster Weight Loss

If you grew up never eating anything but processed foods it may be more difficult to try new things, but be brave. I suggested having some sliced tomato with dinner andrepparttar 131382 kids (teenagers) looked at me like I was crazy, but when I was growing up slices of tomato from our garden were often on our plates. I love tomatoes. I'll eat a whole tomato for a snack (just like an apple).

I Hate Vegetables

If you hate vegetables it's probably because you were forced to eat them as a child when they were over cooked, mushy, awful. Try them again but this time lightly steamed so there is still some give torepparttar 131383 bite but never mushy or overly soft (unless you have no teeth). I toss frozen vegetables in water, bring it to a boil, then turn offrepparttar 131384 heat and byrepparttar 131385 time I get my plate they're ready. It takes no time at all to get them right, but they're easy to over cook, so don't let them boil for 10 minutes. Frankly, directions for cooking vegetables are always wrong, so cut back onrepparttar 131386 time to cook and taste them sooner.

This week go ahead and eat two slices of bread if that's what it takes to feel satisfied. Have two (or more) servings of oatmeal. Eat enough to be satisfied. Have a full sandwich if half isn't enough, or if a whole is a bit much, cut back to half. Findrepparttar 131387 quantity that works for you by adjusting here and there. Don't be afraid to try new things, vegetables and fruits are inexpensive and a healthy addition to your diet! Above all, work to modify what you prefer to eat now, and slowly make changes sorepparttar 131388 changes will become permanent.

Even if you add a few hundred calories to your daily total, it's far better to be satisfied with what you've eaten than to feel still hungry when you push away fromrepparttar 131389 table. It's always worked for me. I don't take whimpy portions, but I'm not a glutten either. Find a balance and you'll find your weight will come off more easily.

~~ Kathryn Martyn, M.NLP, EFT coach and author of Changing Beliefs, Your First Step to Permanent Weight Loss lost 80 pounds over 17 years ago. Learn how she lost the weight and maintains that weight loss at http://www.OneMoreBite-Weightloss.com

The "The Daily Bites" http://www.onemorebite-weightloss.com/getnews.html for motivating mini-lessons and tips using EFT and NLP to end the weight loss struggle.

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