Diet mentality is created by the act of dieting itself, and is basically a self-destructive pattern of thinking and behaving.
If you think you’re fat, you’re likely to make yourself fat.
Dieting creates a perfect storm of restrictive eating patterns that cannot be maintained, along with feelings of shame and guilt. Eventually, most dieters fall off the wagon, which leads to weight gain
Focus on what you can do TODAY to be healthy in the body that you are in
Go for a walk…
Fresh, healthy food nourishes any body—fat, skinny, or in between (and I know where you can get some great recipes to help you eat this way!!!)
This idea that we should treat our body differently, depending on our weight, is ridiculous, and our body rebels against it.
So if you think you might be stuck in the diet mentality…
Do what you can today to take care of your body, and send those fat thoughts packing!
Extract from: The Diet Mentality Paradox: Why dieting can make you fat
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