Why Weight Loss Diets Don't Work

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When thinking of weight loss, usually the first thing people turn to is diets. We hit a moment where someone has unintentionally made a hurtful comment. We catch ourselves in the mirror one day and don’t like what we see. The doctor makes mention that we need to lose weight. The dangers of excess weight are staring us in the face. And, we can’t seem to get a handle on it. It feels out of control. And, we feel like the walls are closing in around us with stress.

A diet seems to be the very thing we need in that moment. We think “I need to lose weight… and fast”, and “I’m just going to do this diet!”

The very next thing we think is, “but I’ve tried so many in the past, can I do it this time?” And, “I can do it this time, I WILL do it this time!” So there is an internal debate that goes back and forth in your mind. “Can too!” “Cannot!”

The energy that it takes to deal with that internal debate seems to just suck all the life out of what you are trying to do. And, any effort you have put into losing weight on a diet, seems to be like fighting a losing battle.

In the past, you may have lost some weight with a diet, but it always seemed to come back… and then more excess fat on top of that. The reason you have not succeeded on diets in the past is because they don’t work.

“Diets don’t work and they never will” — Remington, Fisher, & Parent. If you are looking for weight loss, you’ve probably tried diets in the past.

Here are a few reasons why diets don’t work:
1. The frustration that diets cause make most people want to quit very quickly.
2. Starvation causes the body to hold onto excess fat.
3. Relying on food intake is only one part of the weight loss equation.
4. To lose weight, you must deal with the emotional reason you are overeating in the first place.

So, dieting is not a permanent (nor even temporary) solution to the weight loss problem. Dieting is not healthy. That is why not all weight loss programs near you in Paramus, NJ are not created equal!

And, it’s no wonder why so many Americans have tried countless weight loss diets. This approach always fails… over and over again. It leaves you with a feeling that you will never succeed at losing weight no matter what you try to do. This is called failure expectancy – covered in a separate article. It is normal to have a hard time building up hope on something new that is supposed to help you to lose weight.

But, you must have hope. Real help is possible.

Real help for the weight loss problem must include:
1. Find the real reasons you are overeating. For example, eating for emotions was calming nerves.
2. You must learn new ways to think about food, and yourself.
3. How to cope with life and with stress.
4. Ongoing support for when old anchors trigger old behaviors. You must discover how to stay on track.

The first thing to accept is that diets in and of themselves do not work.

Then, you can move forward toward an approach that has sincerely helped people to lose weight – and keep it off.

Hypnosis has long been used to change habits and emotions.

By learning self-hypnosis from a seasoned professional, you are able to feel less stress. By reducing stress, you can begin to let into your mind new concepts, ideas, and “suggestions” to help you to reduce your weight.

Hypnosis trains your mind and body to control your habits and emotions.

What is the difference between a hypnotist, hypnotherapy, and a hypnocounselor? In New Jersey, it is simply a difference of title. A professional may only call themselves a “hypnotherapist” if they are also licensed in psychology in some way (social work, medical doctor, Phd, etc.) Unfortunately, these individuals practice many other things. They are usually not specialized in hypnosis specifically! When you find a “hypnotist”, it is likely that you have found someone who has dedicated their entire career to the field. A hypnotist is full-time and practiced at the very specific art and science of hypnosis.

Additionally, we, as hypnotists, have a firm set of beliefs that have been used for over 30 years in our clinics. These beliefs, values, and attitudes help a weight loss client to take responsibility for what they are doing so that they can keep the results long terms. Our method also helps you to feel a better control over your life in general, not just with weight loss.

We do not treat psychological disorders. We handle individuals in the community who sincerely want to lose weight and are willing to learn.

Also, going to a hypnotist is significantly more fun! We are happy to show you how when you talk with us!

In order to succeed, your weight loss program must be fun and enjoyable. Otherwise, you won’t keep doing it.

Using hypnosis to lose weight, you discover how to speed your metabolism in a healthy manner. You learn how to keep your results over time. This way, it is not just a “quick fix” or fad diet. In fact, we do not use diets nor pills at all.

Hypnosis has absolutely no side effects. The same cannot be said of weight loss surgery. We, ourselves, have seen clients who have previously gone through surgery to lose weight only to gain it back again. Why do they gain the weight back again? Because they have never addressed the real underlying emotional issues of the weight gain. They have not changed their lifestyle to coordinate with this.

Many folks have tried and used hypnosis to lose weight with us. You, too, can be one of them.

We serve the Paramus, Mahwah, Ramsey, Ridgewood areas… all the way east toward Hackensack.

You are invited to schedule your free screening to find out whether or not you can be accepted as a client. We will need to make sure that you are able to follow instructions and accept feedback while you are with us.

Call us to schedule your Free Screening at 855-669-2426.

What do you have to lose but the excess weight.

Our goal is to help people in the best way possible. this is a basic principle in every case and cause for success. contact us today for a free consultation. 

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