Anyone familiar with Stephen Covey’s seminal book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People will know that Habit #2 is Start with the End in Mind. I’m not going to attempt to paraphrase his work but there are a few key points I want to highlight: Beginning with the end in mind means being clear about who you want to be and where you want to go. You need to set goals that are aligned with your values and life purpose You need to complete your mental creation before you focus on your physical creation So often in life we set […] Read more
Any change is hard and sustainable weight loss can be one of the hardest changes of all. The secret of weight loss success is to make small sustainable changes that become habits.
Being afraid of failing can be a very powerful fear and it can stop us even trying to achieve our goals. Learning how to recognise and overcome it can change your life.
As someone who has spent most of their life in denial about weight gain or in an endless soul-destroying battle to lose weight, I have thought long and hard about what is different this time and why I am now able to maintain a very healthy weight and am fitter and most importantly happier than I have ever been. I have realised a very simple fact that has actually been very hard to accept. But now I know it to be 100% true. What was different this time was: “I knew what I wanted and I stopped being afraid of […] Read more