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REWIRE YOUR MIND FOR LASTING WEIGHT LOSS – Bite-size Blog Series

 

Over the next four weeks I am going to share four facts that will help you to take back control of your unconscious mind. It awaits your instruction and in the absence of clear direction and instruction it will do its best to serve you, based on what it thinks you want – and oh boy… can that go wrong!

 

Fact 1)

 

Your mind does what it thinks and believes you want it to do but it often acts on old, outdated beliefs.

 

For example, if your mind has picked up the belief that chocolate comforts you, then that’s where it will send you – like an unstoppable missile – when you’re feeling a bit low. So, say as a small child, you were given some chocolate by your loving granny and felt so loved while you sat by her fireside savoring this sweet treat, your mind made the connection between feeling safe/connected/loved and eating chocolate. The mind has fixed ideas (heard that before?) and it holds that pattern until you upgrade your mind with a belief that better serves you.

 

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Fact 2)

 

The way you feel about any situation is linked to only two things – The pictures you make in your head and the words you say to yourself.

 

Okay – so let’s unpack how this plays out on our weight loss journey …

I used to love eating pizza – the ready-made frozen ones which you just pop in the oven and ‘hydrate to level four please!’ So quick, easy, fluffy, crunchy crusty and addictive. Right? You know the ones.

 

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Fact 3)

The mind loves what is familiar.

 

This has to be hacked for successful weight shedding …

 

We need to collaborate with our minds to make the familiar unfamiliar and the unfamiliar familiar… got it? It’s a bit of a mind-bender but let me explain.

 

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Fact 4)

Your subconscious mind does everything to move you towards pleasure and away from pain.

 

Solution – change what you link pain and pleasure to. It once again boils down to how we speak to ourselves.

 

As long as we believe that chocolate, pizza, ice-cream, marshmallows and chocolate (you know your ‘thing’) makes us happy, we will be swimming upstream on this weight shedding journey…

 

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