Our diet tips provide daily motivation and problem solving to help you stick to your diet plan. It’s an extra bit of motivation to help you start your day right.

December 28, 2011 – Wednesday Sabotage

Sabotaging Thought: My eating has been so bad lately, I’ll just wait until the New Year to get back on track.

Response: Absolutely not! I will get back on track right now because every minute I eat off track is another minute I feel bad about myself and my eating. It’s worth it to me to get back on track now and start the New Year off right.

December 27, 2011 – Tuesday Reality Check

No matter how much or how little control you were able to exert over the holiday weekend, today is a new day. Make today a good day and you will be SO GLAD you did. Being in control of your eating feels great!

December 23, 2011 – Friday Weekend Warm-up

This weekend, if you think, “It’s okay to eat this because everyone else is eating it,” remind yourself that your body doesn’t know or care what everyone around you is eating. It ONLY knows what you eat, so that is not a valid excuse.

December 22, 2011 – Think Thin Thursday Tip

During the holidays, it’s perfectly reasonable to eat food you only get once a year, but it’s not reasonable to eat huge portions of everything. At this time it’s especially important to eat slowly and mindfully because not only will it help you to enjoy food more, but you’ll also be satisfied with less.

December 21, 2011 – Wednesday Sabotage

Sabotaging Thought: The holidays are stressful and I just want to relax and not have one more thing to worry about.

Response: In the past I’ve seen that worrying about my weight and feeling bad about my eating is a huge drain. Maintaining control over my eating will actually make me feel better because it’ll help me feel more in control in general AND it will reduce my stress because I won’t have to worry about gaining weight.

December 20, 2011 – Tuesday Reality Check

If you think, “I don’t have time for diet and exercise,” remind yourself that you DO make time for the things in life that are most important to you. If the advantages of losing weight and being healthy are of great importance to you, then make dieting and exercise top priorities and you will find the time NO MATTER WHAT.

December 19, 2011 – Monday Motivation

You can’t undo any eating from the past, you can only control what you do eat in the future so there’s no point in berating yourself for past mistakes. Instead, focus on what you can do to make TODAY’s eating a success and you will feel so glad that you did.

December 16, 2011 – Friday Weekend Warm-up

If you were driving on the highway and missed your exit, would you say, “Forget it” and keep driving? No! You’d get off at the very next exit and turn around. If you make a mistake this weekend, immediately turn yourself around and get right back on track.

December 15, 2011 – Think Thin Thursday Tip

You don’t have to give in to a craving to make it go away. Cravings go away when you either decide definitely to give in to it, or when you decide definitely NOT to give in to it.

December 14, 2011 – Wednesday Sabotage

Sabotaging Thought: It’s okay to have this extra food, it’s not that much compared to what I could be eating.

Response: My body doesn’t know or care how much I’m NOT eating, it only knows how much I AM eating. If I take in more calories than I had planned, I’ll gain weight