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Easy Weight Loss Tips: How Changing Your Attitude Can Help You Lose Weight

Dec 27, 2007
I am going to ask you a strange question right now. For a few moments, stop reading and become aware of to your thoughts. Now tell me, what thoughts filled your head? Would you label them as positive, or negative?

You know what? The answer to all these depends on your frame of mind.

Thoughts are very powerful. They affect your general attitude. They greatly affect your ability to lose weight successfully and permanently.

And it doesn't end there. Your attitude can also affect people around you. Positive thoughts are invigorating. The people around you are usually energized by this type of attitude. Negative thoughts on the other hand have a sapping effect on other people. Aside from making you look gloomy and sad, negative thoughts can turn a festive gathering into a funeral wake.

A positive attitude attracts people, while a negative attitude repels them. People tend to shy away from those who project a negative attitude.

We can also define attitude as the way of looking at the world. If you choose to focus on the negative things in the world, you make negative impression. However, if you choose to focus on the positive things, you are more likely carry a positive attitude.

You have much to gain from a very positive attitude. For one, studies have shown that a positive attitude promotes weight loss. Those with this kind of attitude also have more friends. And when you feel loved and accepted, you have more self-confidence. Adopting a positive attitude also helps one to handle stress and problems better than those who have a negative attitude.

A positive attitude begins with a healthy self-image. If you love who you are and are confident and optimistic, you make others feel the same way. Even with a lot of weight to lose, you can still respect yourself.

A negative attitude, on the other hand, has the opposite effect. So, adopting a negative attitude has a twofold drawback. If you feel bad about yourself, and you make others feel the same way. Very counter-productive if you are trying to lose weight.

If you want a healthier outlook in life, you need to think happy thoughts, and you have to hear positive things as well. So, what can you do? You could watch a funny movie, you could play with children, spend some time telling jokes with friends. All these activities fill you with positive stimuli, which in turn promotes positive attitude. Focus on the positive things in life. And this positive attitude you now project can be of great benefit to other people.

You do not have much to lose by adopting a healthy, positive attitude. A positive attitude helps you lose weight and once you lost it, helps you keep the weight off. It's one of the best easy weight lost tips I have ever encountered.

Studies show that such an attitude actually retards aging, makes you healthier, helps you develop a better stress coping mechanisms(instead of comfort eating), and has a very positive effect on all the people you meet every day. So, what's not to like about a positive attitude? Adopt one today.
About the Author
Dr de Clermont is an experienced medical doctor, a certified NLP practitioner and hypnotherapist. She is the author of several weight loss articles. She firmly advocates self hypnosis for weight loss at www.hypnosis-for-diets.com. Subscribe to her Gorgeous Gourmet newsletter to get the "Secrets of Weight Loss through Hypnosis" report FREE. Her weight loss ebooks are at www.browse-ebooks.com
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