Over the last six months I’ve lost weight. Losing more than a 20 pound bag of sugar is a good thing. It’s a feeling of accomplishment as well, as I’m very close to hitting my weight loss goal.
Along the way I’ve realized that losing weight doesn’t always have to be measured in pounds. Most people I know are weighed down with things that can’t be physically weighed. Yes, those heavy things in our lives like worry, fear, stress, anxiety, fatigue, illness, etc. are taking a bigger toll than a few extra pounds on our well being.
I’m wondering how much better off we would all be if we stopped to recognize these heavy things that you can’t see are really weighing us down? What if we chose to set different weight loss goals? Take steps now to reduce or eliminate the mental baggage you have and your feelings of accomplishment will soar.
Just because you can’t step on a scale doesn’t mean you can’t measure your results. You will know you are on the right path when people close to you start asking what’s different about you. They will notice a change in your demeanor and outlook. Know then that you have truly lost weight!