A New Year’s Weight-Loss Resolution Laced With A Little Luck
Posted Jan 02 2013 5:00am
Where do you stand on the
state of your luck when it comes to those knotty weight issues of yours?
Are you lucky, or are you
unlucky; or are you some of both? Do you think some weight-loss activity you
tried could fail because you had some bad luck? Do you ever attribute
successful weight loss to a stroke of good luck?
How lucky or unlucky do you
think you will be in losing your unwanted weight in this new year? Will you be
one of the fortunate women who is able to shed her extra pounds and reach goal
If you have a one-sided
belief that your luck is usually bad, will such a note of pessimism affect your
ability to lose your unwanted weight? And what if you have a more optimistic
stance about losing weight and see yourself lucky in this respect? What will
believing you're lucky do for you?
Of course, some of you might
say that belief in luck, good or bad, is irrational, and that you will put your
rupees down on other more rational beliefs, such as self-confidence, skill,
experience, motivation, commitment, and the like. But what’s the harm of
throwing some good luck into the pot as well. After all, we all have some
irrational belief in the New Year, especially if we use it to make our weight-loss