Now and again when people start a weight loss programme they windup feeling and emotionaly tired & depressed. This can be due to a number of things, when you eat fewer calories, you can start to experience withdrawal symptoms from lack of sugar. You could experience and emotional emptiness when you leave out the foods that used to comfort you.
There are a number of ways to manage these symptoms & they all involve one key move: Increase your energy! When you feel good physically, you will experience a a natural energy high. You feel happy, inspired, empowered & content.
Feeling well makes it much easier to abstain from unhealthy habits & stick like glue to the new healthy eating & exercise plan.
Here are some good ways to boost your energy & lose weight:
Deep breathing is a great way to energy your body & boost your energy. Several times a day, take some slow, deep breaths. Pull the air all the way down to the bottom of the lungs, then the chest. When you can not take any more air, slowly exhale until you expel all the air you inside Pause for a moment, then repeate. Immediately you should notice that you feel more awake & energetic.
If you’re not by now participating in an exercise program, be sure to check with your doctor before you begin. When you get the green light to work out every day, start thinking about types of exercise you enjoy doing. Do you love to dance? Walk? Bike? Find physical activities you love, & start doing them every day. Exercise is one of the best energy boosters that you can use yourself to feel happy & inspired.
Laugh a day.
Laughter really is the best medicine – for physical & emotional conditions. The more you laugh, the better you feel. Have you ever enjoyed a huge belly laugh about something? Maybe it was a joke you’ve heard, or a funny movie you watched, or you hang around with friends just being silly. Laughing floods your body with a feel-good endorphins & lifts you out of an emotional slump. When you feel happy, you do automatically more energy.
Doing these 3 little things each day can go a long way in helping you lose weight & keep it off.