Dieting is meant to help you succeed with your weight loss journey. However, many times dieting becomes more of a struggle than an aide in your life. When you attempt to lose weight quickly, you can end up in a cycle of getting on and off the dieting wagon. This not only takes a toll on your body, but your mind as well. Most diets ultimately result in you regaining the weight that you worded so hard to lose. Due to the rate of failed diets, you may begin to develop myths about your weight. These myths are being reinforced every time you try a diet and don’t succeed in the long run. These diet myths can prevent you from achieving your weight loss goals. By changing your frame of mind, you can begin to lose weight naturally.

Myths start out as opinions. As events occur, we begin to see these opinions as the truth. You must begin to identify myths that you have developed. Challenging these ideas can help you overcome the negative cycle of dieting. This can be one of the toughest parts of losing weight naturally. In the end learning to recognize and dispel these myths will help you lose weight naturally. One very common myth is the thought that you have to be thin in order to be successful in life.

In today’s society we are influenced by the media. The media shows us pictures and movies of men and women who are successful. These characters are thin and attractive. By seeing these images we may begin to feel that we must be thin to be successful. We try diet after diet hoping to be as thin as the people we see on TV. We may then begin telling ourselves that we cannot reach our goals in life because we have not been successful at losing weight through a diet plan. This reinforces the negative myth that being thin equals success.

The truth is that you can look around and see successful people everywhere who are not thin. In fact, maybe the antithesis is statistically correct. There are people of all weights who are successful in any number of fields. Do not believe the diet myth that you need to be thin in order to be successful and realize your dreams. If you believe that myth, you may be putting your real life on hold, rather than living it to the fullest. Learn to love and accept yourself as you are right now.

We can work to overcome all of the negative myths that we have developed overtime. This can be done by using the non-diet approach to weight lose. You will notice an immediate difference in your view of the wold and yourself. Start living your real life today!

Author's Bio: 

The above article is based on the book, "Winning Overeating" by Ofira Shaul. Ofira is a Naturopathy doctor. This experiential, self-development leader has devoted her life to finding the best natural way to obtain permanent weight loss while improving the total quality of your life. Her all-natural program does not require you to use any pills, count calories, or starve yourself.

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