4 thoughts on “The Psychology of Weight Loss: “Thinking Thin” Will Help You Lose Weight

  • October 20, 2016 at 5:49 pm

    I love this & it’s so true when I was thinking like the thin person, guess what? – I was very thin. 105-115 pounds. Somehow things change over time. But I’m getting back to this & it feels great. Lost 7 Pounds & I’m not planning my day around eating. Just eating when I’m really hungry & stopping when I’m satisfied- not full.. Just forget about food. It’s not comfort, it’s not anything more than nourishment- energy. Live life & listen to your body. It will notify you when it’s time to eat.

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    • October 21, 2016 at 3:52 am

      Hi Jamie, this is so encouraging for others to hear- thank you for sharing. I’m delighted that you are moving towards your goal without feeling the restrictions of calorie counting and dieting!It is so much easier and more enjoyable this way!

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  • October 24, 2016 at 6:04 am

    I love the mantra, think thin….My ex used to get so wild when I said that was the real trick to maintaining a reasonable body shape. Of course being a mesomorph I have that lucky metabolism so I can eat almost anything, providing I keep that thought in my mind. Middle forties saw me in a huge series of depressions, and the meds blew me up big time, so I was put on a regulated diet plus exercise regime. This actually worked but what came with it was an astonishing ability to replace fat with muscle, so I found myself having to buy new clothes. Fine, except that with ageing, I began to lose tone which then gathered in the median orbit as the mounting flab flying circus team. Recent attempts to sugar avoid and go paleo seemed to produce some weight loss, but over the summer, I felt my system was becoming congested, so I returned to vegetarianism. This feels markedly better, and its much easier to think thin, when the calorific intake has a large balance of fibre as well. I also future oriented my shape by purchasing shirts which were a little too neat for the aforesaid flying circus,but are now loosening off quite nicely…

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    • October 24, 2016 at 10:11 am

      Hi Sassy,

      Thanks for sharing your experience, I’m sure others will find it helpful. Yes diets work short term, but its all about finding a balance that works for you and it sounds like you’ve done just that!

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