February 12, 2024

Consistency and Mindset for Sustainable Weight Loss

Health + Fitness

Are you drawn in by the quick fix, and the promise to lose the weight as fast as possible? If so, you’re not alone. Many of us have been there, hoping for a quick way to shed those extra pounds and achieve our desired body. But what if I told you that there’s a better way, one that involves consistency and a shift in mindset? In this blog post, we’ll explore the importance of these two elements in achieving sustainable weight loss and transforming it into a lifestyle.

In the journey to lose weight, it’s not uncommon to fall into the trap of the all-or-nothing mindset. We want results, and we want them fast. We’re willing to try extreme diets and push ourselves to the limit, believing that the faster we shed the pounds, the better. But does this approach truly work?

For many, this approach leads to a never-ending cycle of losing and gaining weight. You may succeed in shedding those extra pounds initially, but without a plan for long-term maintenance, it’s easy to slip back into old habits. The result? Frustration, disappointment, and a rollercoaster of weight fluctuations.

After I had Claire, I wanted to lose the weight againn, but I realized that it was time for a change. Instead of chasing quick fixes, I decided to adopt a new mindset, one that prioritized consistency and sustainability. I decided to change my mindset, and the way that I approached losing weight. It’s wasn’t  about strict rules, calorie counting, or crazy restrictions. It was about getting in touch with my body, understanding what worked for me, and adopting a mindset of long-term success. No more crash diets or extreme measures.


I decided that I would give myself time to commit to this mindset shift and not focus on the results but rather the process. As I progressed, I learned to listen to my body and adapt her approach accordingly. This newfound connection with my body allowed me to lose weight in a sustainable manner for the first time in my  life.

The key takeaway here is that weight loss should be viewed as a lifestyle, not a race. Slow and steady progress is not only sustainable but also more likely to last. I choose to look at it as I w would rather  lose five pounds a month and keep it off,  than losing more and gaining it back just as quickly. This shift in mindset made all the difference.

So, if you find yourself struggling with consistency or stuck in the all-or-nothing mindset, remember this: weight loss is a journey, not a destination. Embrace the process, prioritize consistency, and shift your mindset towards a sustainable lifestyle. You have the power to achieve your goals and become the healthier, happier version of yourself that you aspire to be.

Incorporate these principles into your weight loss journey, and watch as the transformation unfolds. It’s not just about losing weight; it’s about gaining a new perspective on life and wellbeing.

For more tools to use on your weight loss journey, check out my Body Confidence Academy!


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I’m Natasha Pehrson

Your ultimate hype girl and weight loss bestie! I’m a wife and mom to 4 who has lost 100 pounds by ditching diets and instead focusing on creating healthy habits and changing my overall mindset around losing weight. Get to know me.