Losing weight is considered as one of the tough decisions, simply because it’s a long and challenging journey. And this journey demands a lot of things – sacrifice your favorite food, heavy exercise, invest more in healthy foods. Many try and fail to lose weight, and if you are one of them, then you probably know just how frustrating it can be – especially when feelings like stress, low self-esteem crop up.
According to recent statistics from Public Health England, nearly two-thirds of adults in England need to lose weight because they’re overweight or obese.
This is where hypnotherapy for weight loss can help. In order to change your body, you need to first change your mind. You have to ask yourself – why am I unhappy with my body, and why can’t I lose weight? What makes weight loss process harder is the emotions we associate with certain foods and the act of eating.
With the following points, we believe you will be able to make real and major lifestyle changes, if followed!
Most people have a guilty pleasure food that’s bad for you, such as pizza, burger. Try reprogramming your brain to think of a food that you really dislike in place of your guilty pleasure food.
Drop Emotional Eating:
In response to bad emotions, like boredom, stress, loneliness, we eat food as a reward rather than to satisfy hunger. Don’t let emotional eating attack your weight. In order to stop emotional eating, you have to find other ways to fulfill yourself emotionally.
Take a moment to pause and reflect when you’re hit with an emotional eating attack; give yourself the opportunity to make a different decision.
As mentioned in the second point, mindless eating will lead you to gain more weight only. However, mindful eating will develop awareness of eating habits and will allow you to pause between your triggers and your actions. You can then change the emotional habits that have sabotaged your diet in the past with mindful eating.
In order to lose weight, you have to be completely honest about how much you eat and exercise. Many people link exercise with exhaustion or embarrassment. You can change the way you link things in our brain, exercise takes time and effort. More often than not, getting your body moving and your heart pumping will make you feel better about yourself, in general, leading to healthier behaviors and happiness in the long-term.
Building self-esteem is important for weight loss. Losing weight will not happen overnight, it will take time. In the meanwhile, you may come across many poor situations you need to help yourself. For that, you’ll need self-esteem. When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Fat face, fat thighs, big nose. Would you ever allow somebody to come up to you on the street and say the same things? No. Then take action and change.
A recent study has shown that when people lose weight, they get more confident. As you change your projection of confidence, the world changes around you, and you feel more empowered to lose weight. Eventually, you can program your brain to give you feeling of confidence on command.
Hypnotherapy for weight loss changes how you feel about what you eat. Hypnotherapy techniques will help you develop a positive relationship with food and exercise.