Where do you get your weight loss information, and is it reliable? You may be surprised to hear that you are likely to get your weight loss information from sources that match your wishful thinking.
In other words, if as part of your wishful thinking you’d like to look your best in a week or two, you will probably be more susceptible to weight loss information sources that are more wish fulfilling than they are accurate. Under these circumstances, easier weight loss, quicker weight loss, and lose so many more pounds in a week may be the kind of information sources you go to for your weight loss information.
Wishful thinking, if it influences too heavily your choice in weight loss information, weakens your weight loss effort. Accurate weight loss information like how many pounds on average you can expect to lose each week, what exercise will and won’t do, or how you can stop your emotional eating is what you can best use to guide yourself as you develop and keep following a weight loss routine.