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Since I decided to be happy, come h*ll or high water, I find it very hard to maintain a bad or sad mood.
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Tap Into Your Emotions
In a 2015 Orlando Health survey of more than a thousand respondents, the majority cited their inability to stay consistent with a diet or exercise plan as their primary barrier to weight loss success. Sounds common, but here's the kicker:
Only one in 10 of the survey respondents noted their psychological well-being as part of the equation—and it's likely why nearly two out of three people who lost five percent of their total weight ended up gaining it all back.
Yikes! To unlock the door to weight loss success and stop emotional eating, try keeping a journal that tracks your food choices and current mood. Then, look for unhealthy patterns, which can help you recognize specific emotional connections you have with food.
Once you're more aware of these connections, it will be easier to adopt healthier eating patterns.
Do you reach for something sugary when you're stressed or devour fries when you're sad? Instead, try more productive ways to cope, like going for a brisk walk or texting a friend.
Unfortunately, severely depressed people are unlikely to be helped by any of these suggestions. Sometimes medication is necessary.
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