When you start a weight loss program, you would definitely want to have as many people that are close to be supportive of your weight loss goals. Unfortunately, this idealistic mindset is almost impossible to achieve in this imperfect world. There are to be saboteurs in each and every little endeavor you choose to take in life and that includes your weight loss program too!
Don’t let this make you quit losing weight, to reach your goals you need to have more willpower and resist all those negative urges and thoughts, especially when you are on your path to healthier you.
Why does this happen? Well, the reason why these people adopt such a response to your success is that they are afraid of losing something once the goal is attained. If it is a spouse, he or she may feel threatened by your new look and that you will appear more attractive to others. If he or she is a sibling, then they may feel uncomfortable with losing a friend to share the good food they use to enjoy or they can stem form the feelings of jealousy.
If your best friend is sabotaging your weight loss program they may fear loosing you to a new circle of friends when the weight is gone. If you want to find out if they fall under this classification, here are some hints to use.
1. Offer you Fattening Foods. In this way, you might succumb to their trickery and fall victim to dieting imposters. Over time, they may shove you with your favorite food and offer something that used to be your personal cravings. Tell them, “Thank you, but no thank you.”
2. Negative Comments. These are some tactics used by some tricky characters. Included are just little downers such as: You will never be able to stick to your guns on your weight loss goals, or, You look fine to me being a little chubby.
3. Catch you Doing Something Forbidden. They watch you closely for actions contrary to your weight loss program.
4. Constant Criticism. They many criticize all of your weight loss decisions, try to undermine your self-confidence or even tempt you into cheating by offering tasty treats they know you will have a hard time resisting.
Therefore, in what ways you deal with these characters in your life? They are the people dearest to you and you can’t simply shove them aside. It is best to ignore unkind comments and remarks and continue on with your weight loss goal. You can make some attempts to reassure them that things will not change and will be what it used to be in the past. What is changing is only your weight if you are doing it for your own well being and health that will result in a lifestyle change.
Author: Ricardo d ArgenceThis author has published 19 articles so far.