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5 Steps to get into the Diet Mindset

Do you ever feel frustrated about your weight and you just wish you were slim, but the thought of going on a diet makes you want to cry?  Getting into the diet mindset is crucial if you are going to have any success getting started and also sticking to your diet plan.

Feeling frustrated and struggling to get into the diet mindset is not unusual, so if you feel like this, do not worry, you are not alone, most people who are overweight feel this way at some point.  After all the first 3 letters of the word diet spell DIE!  Most people look at a diet as a time of deprivation, sacrifice and pain.  Yet, the reward of sticking to a diet, feeling your clothes get looser, looking in the mirror and smiling to yourself as you can see you face and body transform to a slimmer healthier new you, that feeling is one of the most amazing feelings you can experience and makes it all worth while.

Most people can feel consumed with negative emotions when they feel overweight, and this can cause him/her to comfort eat which only adds to the problem.  If you want to get into the diet mindset zone then here are 5 steps you can follow to get into the right mindset.

Step 1 – Take control and admit that your health, weight and emotions are all your responsibility and that you can decide what you weight you want to be and how you want to feel about yourself.  

Step 2 – Get clear on your reasons WHY you want to lose weight, how does being overweight make you feel, how does impact your emotions, confidence, relationships, career, health, social life? Download the new you wheel of life to help with this exercise.

Step 3 –  Visualise you living life at your goal.  How does it feel?  How do you look? What are you wearing? Who are you with? What are you doing? How happy do you feel? How proud do you feel?

Step 4 –  Be prepared to pay the price.  If you want to look and feel amazing – it isn’t going to happen over night.  You will need to invest time, money and energy into your goal.  But what is more important than your health and well being?   Also be aware that by NOT taking action you will also have to pay the price of the constant feelings of frustration of being over weight and the impact that this can have on your health, happiness and life in general.

Step 5 – Decide to start and set some goals.  The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.  On your weight loss journey it is important to break your journey up into smaller achievable goals and celebrate your success each time you reach a milestone.  You can download the new you diet wall chart of weight loss goals and rewards.

The New You Plan offers a range of diet meal replacements that can make achieving your weight loss goals in a few short weeks or months a realistic and very achievable goal.  By following our total food replacement plan you can benefit from fast weight loss results, no hunger, and increased energy, which makes getting to your goal a breeze! 

All new you diet customers also get access to our free 7 day kick start course which will help you to stay motivated throughout the first week of your weight loss journey.