Losing weight is often a challenge. It is a task that is never seen as easy or simple. After all, losing weight requires a significant change in eating habits, both physical and psychological.
Our thoughts and emotions often have a significant influence on how we eat. Likewise, the food we eat also affects our emotional health. It is a two-way street that needs to be controlled so that it can flow properly.
Because of this, the idea of a change in mentality in relation to food has increasingly spread. It is necessary to change the way in which we perceive our food - or we do not perceive it, acting in the field of the unconscious - so that the practical change occurs in a more natural and consistent way.
When working our mindset about food, losing weight tends to be a consequence of new attitudes. It changes the way we start to face the “challenge” of dieting, making it stop being a challenge and become a lifestyle without suffering and abdications.
If you are looking for this change and want to know how your thoughts can influence weight loss, read on!
Food as a habit
As time went by and as humans evolved, food was no longer seen only as a physical necessity, fundamental to our survival. She went on to have the status of social habit.
The way families were organized made mealtimes an opportunity to bring everyone together at the table. Social events have made food a must. And there is no such thing as a birthday party, a wedding or graduation, and even a simple meeting between friends without any kind of food being served.
In this way, food intake at any time and in any place ended up being naturalized to such an extent that it has even become a way of having fun and having pleasure. When in fact, food should only serve to supply our need for nutrients that are essential to health and life.
At this point in the championship it is practically impossible to change this pattern. And, for those who are looking to lose weight, this “custom”, this “having to eat” can be quite harmful.
How many times have you found yourself refusing dinner invitations or things like that, justifying yourself on the diet? Or even, sticking your diet just by going to places where food is a strong presence?