A mantra is a phrase that a person is repeated aloud or silently to herself with the aim of helping to achieve something. In other words, a mantra is a positive way to verbalize what you want. For weight loss, an inspirational mantra can help you stay on track and focus on the positive instead of thinking negative.
Always express your mantras at the present time. So, instead of saying “I’ll be able to fit into size 6 clothes in a few months,” say “I look good in my size 6 clothes.” You can use very specific mantras, as the previous example, or you can say something more general, like “All my clothes fit perfectly on my thin body beautiful”. You can even be more general saying: “I do not just look good and feel good, I am also healthy and fit, with a lot of energy.”
According to cognitive psychology, we create the problems we experience in life because we believe things that are not true. For example, you might think you do not have the willpower to succeed on a diet. However, you can counteract this cognitive challenge by stating “I’ve been able to keep my diet for 21 days, and I can keep doing it.” You could also believe that you can not stand being hungry. You could overcome this thought by saying: “My hunger is only temporary, and I can eat something healthy like fruit or raw vegetables to feel better.” Another common problem of dieters is the idea that they can not stick with a diet for a long period of time. To combat this thought, you just tell yourself that you just have to eat this way today. Use this same statement every day, and be able to stick with your diet for the rest of your life. Continue reading “Mantras inspiring weight loss”