Self-love and weight loss can go hand in hand. It helps to be confident in your own skin and appreciate yourself in order to lose weight. This is because weight loss is as much mental battle as a physical one. Yes, you have to be active and try to maintain a caloric deficit, but you have to mentally be ready and willing to do it.
Here is how to develop a sense of self-love to lose weight.
Accept Your Current Self
Whether you are just starting your weight loss journey or are in the process, you have to accept yourself. Giving yourself positive affirmations assures your mind that you are able to accomplish your goals. If you put yourself down, then you will be less motivated and driven to reach your goals.
Don’t be so hard on yourself. Not every day will go according to plan. You may be unable to workout one day or you may eat a bit extra. And that is okay. Continuing to love yourself can help you to get back on track and stay focused on your goals. You should remind yourself that change doesn’t happen overnight. Don’t get mad at yourself when you don’t see the changes right away. Continue to be gentle and kind to your self, and the results will come.
Feel The Benefits & Love
When you move your body, you may notice you feel better. This is because movement and activity releases positive endorphins that put you in a better mood. When you feel better, remind yourself of the feeling. Make sure you allow your body to feel the positivity and the love you give to yourself.
To learn more about keeping your body healthy, visit your nearest Herbal One Centre and speak to one of our nutrition counsellors.
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