Via Scoop.it – Healthcare Continuing Education
Many people have struggled for years or lifetimes to rid themselves of excess weight. Being overweight or obese can result in loss of joy in life, intense shame, helplessness, being bullied or subjected to humiliation. There are so many negative health outcomes as well, including diabetes, high blood pressure, and greater risk of heart disease and cancer. Most overweight people have tried to diet, starved themselves,mentally beaten themselves up about their eating, tried to have more so-called “willpower,” with only short-term or ineffective results. The weight loss industry is a multi-billion dollar enterprise, yet many merchants sell unrealistic promises & wishful thinking, rather than teaching people new skills & ways of living that can transform their lives.
Below are some mindful principles that can help you manage your weight and begin to live a healthier life: