3 Mindset Traps that are sabotaging your weight-loss journey

  • Me: “Oooh that breakfast looks lovely!”
  • Him: “It’s pretty good! I didn’t think I’d enjoy bacon & eggs without toast, yet here I am!”
  • Me: “That kale looks so fresh and green!”
  • Him: “It’s bitter, I’m not enjoying it, but I’m pressing through!”

I think my response stunned him… “Then why are you eating it if you don’t like it?” I sensed his surprise which quickly gave way to defensiveness when he replied: “Well it’s healthy, and I already bought it.”

I quickly reminded him that there are too many other “healthy” foods to allow yourself to suffer with your own food choices! So many of us trying to lose weight seem to feel the need to punish ourselves, to self-flagellate, as if we’re punishing ourselves for getting fat! Stop it.

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