Saturday, November 5, 2011

Choose a Better Future through Weight Loss

We all have our own personal reasons for wanting to lose some weight. However, having an obsession regarding weight loss can lead to an unhealthy relationship with food and episodes of overeating. So how are we supposed to lose weight without lowering our image of ourselves and beginning a vicious cycle of losing and regaining weight? It is easy! You can have a better future through weight loss by not dieting. This may sound like a strange concept but keep an open mind and read further.

There are so many of us who have ended up in this vicious cycle of dieting, regaining weight and then developing a negative self image. It is time to break away from that cycle. We have the ability to take control of our lives and our bodies. By moving away from dieting we can become in tune with our bodies and what they need. We will be free from our struggles with food.

By using the “non-diet” approach to losing weight you will learn to love yourself and develop a healthy relationship with food. When we use traditional diets we do not allow our body and mind to receive the nutrients they need as many diet programs ask you to cut back on food. Many times we just end up regaining the weight lost through traditional diets. By allowing yourself to eat what your body needs you will begin to see a brighter future and have more moments of happiness that are not surrounded by or dependent on food.

Part of the process to become free from our obsession with weight is to become our own best friend. Learning to love ourselves and our bodies will help improve our self esteem and allow us to reduce the obsession with food. By becoming friends with our bodies will learn when our bodies are hungry and when they are full. This relationship with our bodies will allow us to lose weight in a natural and healthy way. When we become aware of our bodies and its needs we are more likely to treat it with the respect it deserves.

Many times our unhealthy relationship is based on stress and unhappy moments in our life. The “no-diet” approach helps us examine the emotions that surround overeating. This helps us to gain a better perspective of ourselves and our emotional needs. When our emotional needs are being met we can begin to build our lives back.

So you may be wondering what you need in order to start the “no-diet” approach to weight loss. There is only one thing, a desire to change. This approach to weight loss is not based around food and looks, but your overall life. Are you willing to change your life for the better?

The “non-diet” approach to losing weight helps us to begin a journey of losing weight and loving ourselves. It can take us out of the negative eating cycle. This cycle leads us to feel bad about ourselves and can create issues in other areas of our life. We have the power to take control of our life and lose weight without dieting. Our future is bright!

The above article is based on the book, “Winning Overeating” by Ofira Shaul. Ofira is a Naturopathy doctor .This experiential, self-development leader has devoted her life to finding the best natural way to obtain permanent weight loss while improving the total quality of your life. Her all-natural program does not require you to use any pills, count calories, or starve yourself.

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