December 20, 2023

The Power of Your Mindset

Health + Fitness

Are you tired of counting calories, points, or macros? Do you cringe at the thought of restrictive diets and complicated weight loss plans? Well, I’ve been there, and I’m here to tell you that there’s a better way to shed those unwanted pounds – and it doesn’t involve any of the usual dieting nonsense. I lost a whopping 100 pounds, and I did it all without driving myself crazy over numbers. So, how did I do it? Let me share my journey with you, filled with positivity and a mindset hack that changed my life.

Small Goals, Big Results

One mindset hack that truly transformed my weight loss journey was the idea of not focusing on the big, daunting goal. Sure, I had 100 pounds to lose, but let’s be real – thinking about losing that much weight all at once is enough to make anyone want to throw in the towel. So, instead of overwhelming myself with the enormity of the task, I decided to set smaller, more achievable goals, just two pounds at a time.

Losing two pounds felt doable to me. It was a goal that didn’t intimidate me; it seemed easy enough to accomplish. And guess what happened? I lost those two pounds! That small victory ignited a spark within me. I realized that if I could do it once, I could do it again. And I did. And then, I thought, “Oh man, I could do that again.”

As I continued to meet these two-pound milestones, something remarkable started to happen – I began to build my belief that I was going to be able to hit my 100-pound goal one day. The key takeaway here is that if you can lose two pounds, you can lose 100 pounds because losing 100 pounds is essentially just losing two pounds 50 times over.

The Power of Mindset

Changing my mindset was a game-changer in my weight loss journey. Instead of fixating on the enormity of my ultimate goal, I broke it down into smaller, more manageable chunks. This shift in perspective allowed me to celebrate victories along the way and maintain a positive outlook on my journey.

Here are a few tips to help you adopt a similar mindset and start your successful weight loss journey:

Set Small, Achievable Goals: Whether it’s two pounds, five pounds, or ten pounds, break your weight loss goal into smaller milestones that you can celebrate along the way.

Focus on the Journey, Not Just the Destination: Don’t wait until you reach your final goal to feel proud of yourself. Acknowledge and celebrate your progress at every step of the way.

Believe in Yourself: Cultivate a strong belief that you can achieve your goals. Remember that if you can conquer small challenges, you can conquer bigger ones too.

Stay Positive: Maintaining a positive mindset is crucial. Don’t beat yourself up over occasional setbacks; instead, view them as opportunities to learn and grow.

Find Support: Surround yourself with a supportive community or accountability partner. Sharing your journey with others can provide valuable motivation and encouragement. I have a great online community of women who build each other up called the Body Confidence Academy.

Losing weight doesn’t have to be a torturous ordeal filled with calorie counting and rigid diet plans. By shifting your mindset and focusing on achievable goals, you can make remarkable progress on your weight loss journey. Remember, if I can lose 100 pounds by losing two pounds at a time, so can you. Embrace the journey, stay positive, and watch the pounds melt away one small victory at a time. You’ve got this!


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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.