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Lockdown has been tough on all of us. It has been particularly hard on our waistlines. Most of us have had to be a lot more sedentary, and with the gyms closed and all those months where it was easiest to get a takeaway, we have found that it has had an effect on our weight. The truth of the matter is that we are not quite as svelte and slim as we were pre-lockdown. [Read more]



One of the biggest pitfalls that many people face when getting started with a new weight loss program is the all-or-nothing mindset that dominates so many weight loss programs. This type of mindset is designed to help you really commit and stay on track with your weight loss efforts, but what it does more often than not is lead you down a path of discouragement. The all or nothing mindset includes thinking that to be successful on a weight loss plan, you must be absolutely perfect at following that weight loss plan at all times, and that there is no room for any level of mistake, at any time. Any weight loss doctor will tell you that this isn’t realistic. The best way to lose weight successfully and keep it off long-term is to make more healthy decisions than poor ones. That means every day making the best choice in any given situation. Sometimes those choices still aren’t great, but as long as you are making the best choice, then you are putting yourself on the pathway towards health and weight loss success. [Read more]



When you make such a big change in your life as what is required when you undergo weight loss surgery, it can take a bit of getting used to. While you still have the same name, may live in the same place and even have the same job, there are plenty of people who may feel like they are looking at a totally different version of the person they’ve known and loved. This can be a really positive experience that may fill you with all of the energy you need to push to your next weight loss goal, but it can also be a bit stressful. [Read more]



Weight Loss Time Traps

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Time is a valuable thing, but you may not fully realize just how far a bit of extra time could go until you start trying to make healthy changes in your lifestyle. You may think that your life is busy now, but once you add cooking healthy meals into your daily routine and then finding time to exercise every day, you’ll be wondering where those extra hours could possibly come from. Unfortunately, many people first attempt to make extra time for these healthy habits by cutting down on how many hours of sleep they’ll get every night, but quality sleep is actually vital when you are trying to lose weight. When faced with a time crunch, you need to slow down and take a bit of time to strategize before you attempt to start changing habits on the fly. [Read more]