I was a complete disbeliever when I first came across affirmations and their supposed power to change our beliefs and to impact our lives. I mean, ‘how can a bunch of words make a difference to my life?’ I’d thought. The fact that affirmations made such huge promises stopped me from dismissing them… Continue reading Words can help you lose weight!!
How to kid your brain into doing things that move you TOWARDS your weight loss goal! Our brains are hardwired to work out how to give us what we want and what we desire. You can’t kid your brain into wanting to eat fruit if you don’t WANT to eat fruit. You can’t… Continue reading How to kid your brain into doing things that move you TOWARDS your weight loss goal!
Body positivity is such a buzz word right now, it’s everywhere from mainstream media to the words we speak to each other. The text book definition of body positivity is wonderfully put here by Wikipedia: ‘Body positivity is a social movement rooted in the belief that all human beings should have a positive body image,… Continue reading Body Positivity and The Anti-Diet Lifestyle
Find something you love to do. I wrote an article about exercise with the Anti-Diet Lifestyle previously and, on the back of that, I need to answer a follow up question : ‘Do I see it (exercise) as fun or a chore with The Anti-Diet Lifestyle? Once again, I’d first like to say what a… Continue reading Exercise – Is it fun or a chore with the Anti-Diet Lifestyle?
No pain, no gain? People have asked me a lot of questions about how the Anti-Diet Lifestyle actually achieves weight loss and concerns about exercise come up frequently. Things like: Do you exercise? Do you exercise regularly? Did you have to exercise to lose weight? I love these questions because they challenge me to look… Continue reading Do you have to exercise regularly for the Anti-Diet to work?
I think for the first six months or so, I just concentrated on stabilising my thoughts, grieving my old life and shedding beliefs that had kept me trapped in a life I didn't want to be in.
Before you start another diet, know this!!