Losing weight is a very hard task. It seems that while putting it on is both deliciously enjoyable and extremely easy, trying to lose it is much harder. As many diet books will tell you, cutting down on certain treat foods and attempting to reorganize your lifestyle to compensate for a new weight loss program, can take an emotional toll on you. Half of the battle of weight loss is in your psyche and the psychological strength it takes to resist temptation can often leave you feeling weary and beaten. This is what leads to failure. However, it is vital to recognize that you are not alone in these feelings. While many men feel that they are the only ‘losers’ who do not have the willpower, most people go through the same emotional turmoil when attempting to lose weight. Here are some of the feelings that you have during weight loss and how to combat them.
- Instant gratification
- Future Fear