by Christian Bossert

Perspective is everything.

When you break apart something, or look at it from a new angle, it loses power over you.

Let’s use weight loss as an example. What comes to mind when you think about weight loss?

Think about it. What thoughts cross your mind?

Have you decided that you want to lose weight? If you haven’t decided than stop reading this article. This article is for those who want to lose weight. Those who have 100% committed in their mind they will lose the extra pounds.

In order to lose weight I must make a 100% commitment to myself that I want to pursue weight loss. Otherwise, I’m setting myself up for wishy-washy results.

Five Baby Steps

  1. Define your weight loss goal
  2. Determine what you will give in return for reaching your weight loss goal
    • There is no such thing as something for nothing.
    • What will you give up in return to hit your weight loss goal?
    • What are you willing to sacrifice?
  3. Pick a specific date on your calendar to reach your weight loss number
    • Setting a date focuses the mind.
    • It becomes a great motivator.
  4. Create a plan
  5. Make a statement
    • Draft a clear, concise statement of:
      1. Quantify the goal you have set
      2. What you intend to give in return
      3. The date by which you will achieve it
      4. Describe clearly the plan through which you intend to attain your goal

Key Elements to Success

If you truly desire to lose weight you will have no problem convincing yourself you will succeed.

Your desire combined with these five steps will ensure your success.

“Man does not simply exist but always decides his existence will be, what he will become the next moment. By the same token, every human being has the freedom to change at any instant.”

Viktor Frankl