What weight loss strategies do you use when you are trying to reduce your weight?
Do you stop and think before you go ahead to eat too much food or fattening food?
Do you work on identifying your hunger and feeling full sensations?
What about substituting alternate activities to eating? For example, instead of celebrating with food when you are trying to lose your unwanted weight, do you celebrate in some other way?
Do you work with yourself on recognizing and dealing with thoughts and feelings that in the past have sent you straight to food?
Do you make sure to give yourself plenty of reinforcement and lots of opportunities for weight loss success?
Do you set short-term, flexible goals related to eating and anything in your life that impinges upon how much and what you eat?
And what do you do about risky situations like an upcoming dinner party or your feelings and moods that drive you right to food?
Can you see yourself imagining and rehearsing alternate strategies to deal with such risky situations?
If it comes to it, can you just avoid these risky situations?
Weight loss strategies are a necessary means to accomplishing your weight loss goal. Check out your strategies. Review them and even write them down. Having effective weight loss strategies will do wonders for your confidence, boost your level of competence, and make easier weight loss possible.