It never fails. We pick up a magazine because one of the headlines reads something like this: "The Easy Way to Get in Shape Now – We'll Show You How"
But then we get overwhelmed with all the information, and what happens? Usually? Not too much. Don't feel bad - you're not alone.
I can't begin to tell you how many times someone will say "I've read the books, I know what I'm supposed to do, but it's just not working for me."
Oftentimes they say "I just can't stick to this new diet and exercise plan. What else can I try?”
Often, the problem is that the changes they are trying to make are too drastic. Anything too drastic will most likely be too difficult to stick with. They are convinced that they must suffer and deprive themselves in order to be successful.
“Monday morning I start my new diet – no sweets, no junk food, no snacks...” By lunchtime on Monday, they are willing to fight for a candy bar. Forget about those exercise plans – they barely...