SMART Goals Can Help You Lose Weight

SMART GoalsIf you struggle to keep weight off possibly you struggle to take it off…it may very well benefit you to explore using SMART goals.

SMART is an acronym for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-bound in relation to accomplishing your goals and is the perfect process to use when trying to lose weight.

Let’s break down the process into measurable and doable steps:

Specific: The first step in the process of SMART goals is to be specific. So, for example if your goal is to “lose weight” then be more specific about your results and imagine yourself having accomplished the goal already. How do you feel at this new weight? What are some of the benefits you are enjoying after reaching your weight threshold?

Create positive affirmation such as “I feel vital and strong…so full of natural energy now that I’ve lost weight by paying attention to what I am eating and counting the calories I consume, eating smaller healthier portions and adhering to an exercise program. [Read more…]