Stick to a diet by changing your mindset, getting yourself motivated and finding a partner. Drinking plenty of water and exercising regularly may also help you stay on track.Continue Reading
Don't label foods as being either "bad" or "good." Doing so may make you feel deprived. Focus on all the delicious foods you can eat, and enjoy high calorie treats on special occasions. Knowing you can eat your favorite foods again helps you stay motivated.
Write down why you want to lose the weight and read this list each morning. Pull the list out when you feel like you're going to give into temptation. Place it on your refrigerator in plain sight.
Having an accountability partner may help you stay on track. Call or text a friend to tell her how you did that day, even if you didn't do well. Knowing you have to report your progress may help you make healthier choices.
Drinking water before meals helps curb appetite and reduce cravings. Staying hydrated also helps you lose water weight from fluid retention. Seeing the numbers on the scale go down gives you a motivational boost.
Getting plenty of exercise not only curbs appetite, but it also burns calories and leads to faster weight loss.
Even if you sneak "just a bite" of candy, it counts. You may not be adding many calories to your total, but you're feeding bad habits. When you feel tempted to nibble, have a piece of gum or a mint instead.