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The One Word That Leads To Weight Loss

Monday, September 10, 2012

It's Not 'no'. It's 'want', as in "I really don't want that order of fettuccine Alfredo." How does this approach work? Dieters typically think, "I can't have that". This makes them feel deprived, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, If you think instead, I don't want it, you'll cultivate a sense of increased self-control that will give you the psychological edge to resist when temptation strikes.
Thanks Prevention magazine. I will try that!!
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TWINKS55 9/24/2012 1:53PM

    emoticon A very good tip.
Thank you.

~Dianne

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SIMPLYABUNDANT 9/11/2012 9:08AM

    I agree. These little changes can make all the difference in the way we look at things!
Thanks for the tip!

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PINKNFITCARLA 9/10/2012 11:21PM

    Sounds like a good thing to try to me!

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LITTLE_QUEEN 9/10/2012 10:20PM

    THAT IS A GREAT IDEA, AND WILL HELP

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GINGER_BEAR 9/10/2012 9:11PM

    emoticon

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 9/10/2012 6:04PM

    I agree with this.

Another thing that I say when I'm tempted by a certain food is "I don't eat that." It makes me feel STRONG!
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PARKERB2 9/10/2012 2:25PM

    Thinking "thin" helps. You can visualize "thin". You can do it.

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KITT52 9/10/2012 2:21PM

    I think it does work...I use the thoughts I can have what ever I really want, but how well does it fit in to my new healthy life style....so it can mean picking something else or sharing the meal or bringing home half of it for another meal.....

good approach though to help us get what we want and not feel deprived

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JANEMARIE77 9/10/2012 2:14PM

    good thoughts alway outway negative thoughts

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