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Setting and Achieving Goals for Losing A Lot of Weight Means Using Psychology to Lose Weight

Posted May 12 2013 5:00am

Sure your goal is to lose a lot of weight. But your goal is also to get yourself to do whatever you have to do in order to lose that amount of weight. When you realize this is your goal too, you are making yourself aware of the discrepancy between where you are now when it comes to losing a lot of weight and where you need to be in order to accomplish your weight-loss goal.

You have to work on you, your motivation and your perseverance. You have to adjust to giving up your old ways and adjust also to moving on to new ways. You have to not only want to lose a lot of weight, you have to be able to do what it takes for you to pursue this goal, and reach it.

In doing what it takes to pursue and reach you goal of losing weight, you will be using psychology to lose weight. Psychology is part of every weight-loss regimen. It is the “you” part of your weight-loss routine, Psychology is the how and why and when you get yourself to do what it takes for you to reduce the discrepancy from where you are now to where you want to be in terms of losing a lot of weight.

For more help with using psychology to lose weight, please go to The Reading Room and the White Paper, both of which are in the left-hand column of this blog at Or, if you want to have an actual book or an e-book to read through and refer to, check out the weight-loss books for women section on the right-hand side of this blog.

If you need more specific help, email us at and we’ll point you in the right direction.


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