It is a podcast about weight reduction procrastination.
Earlier than we dive in, what precisely is procrastination?
Procrastination is the motion of delaying or suspending one thing so it’s not only a weight reduction subject, it may be something.
What number of of you have got mentioned one thing like this, “Right here I’m, 4 stone over weight. If solely I had achieved one thing about this once I was only a stone heavier.”
Weight problems through the years has been described as a dysfunction or a illness of procrastination.
Why do people typically procrastinate and particularly, why do chubby people put this off and never repair their weight drawback sooner, fairly than later.
There is no such thing as a one straightforward reply however there are frequent considering patters that Maebh factors out on this podcast. She opens by (briefly) taking the dialogue away from weight reduction procrastination and as an alternative focussing on one thing else that you have to have postpone doing. For Maebh it was pushing aside cleansing her attic for the final 18 months. She argues that after we’ve adverse connotations related to the exercise we’re about to undertake (it’s exhausting, it’s boring, and so forth), this in impact acts as a block and causes us to …… procrastinate.
Now apply this adverse connotation strategy to your personal weight reduction efforts. For those who package deal the identical adverse considering, you then’ll most likely suppose:
- it’s going to be exhausting
- I’m going to have to surrender issues that I get pleasure from
- It’s going to be boring
Now, attempt to change it up and consider what’s going to be good about doing it:
If it’s Maebh’s attic:
- It’s going to be clear
- She’ll have the ability to see stuff
- She’ll have a way of satisfaction of a job properly achieved
- She’ll really feel extra up to the mark
- It’s achieved
With weight reduction, it may be any or the entire following:
- You’ll have extra vitality immediately
- You’ll begin to really feel in additional management
- You’ll really feel younger
- You’ll have the ability to do extra issues
- You’ll have the ability to put on nicer garments
Lots of people procrastinate as a result of they’ve a worry of failure. They’re ready for circumstances to be excellent earlier than they do one thing.
Bounce onto the Weight Loss Procrastination podcast beneath and hearken to Aisling and Maebh as they supply some stable recommendation on how overcome procrastination and transfer ahead along with your weight reduction efforts.