In today’s world, there are all kinds of things that someone can do when they are carrying a few too many pounds. When it comes to what one will do to lose weight, it can all depend on their personality.

Active

If one has a lot of energy, they might decide to engage in some kind of exercise . This shows that they are not going to be prepared to sit around, and this could also be a sign that this is something they enjoy doing.

It might end up being only a matter of time before their body starts to look different, and this may cause them to slow down. After a while, they could end up putting all the weight back on, and the whole process could start all over again.

A Special Occasion

What this could demonstrate is that one has moments where they have energy and moments when they find it hard to get things moving. When they do have the desire to lose weight, it could be because they have something important coming up.

Thus, as long as they have something external to motivate them, they are going to be fine. if one wanted to stay in shape all year round (as opposed to being this way on the odd occasion), it might be a good idea for them to work with a personal trainer.

Another Option

Or, if this is not an option, they could find a training partner to give them the encouragement they need. Through maintaining their desired appearance, it can make it easier for them to achieve others things in life.

For one thing, their body will function better, and this can give them the energy they need to handle their day-to-day life. At the end of the day, there is nothing wrong with reaching out for external support.

Getting Back On Track

If one has plenty of energy, it might be hard to understand why they would have allowed themselves to get in this position to begin with. However, there is the chance that they have been recovering from an injury, for instance.

At the same time, they may have been spending a lot of time at work, and this would have stopped them from being able to maintain their usual routine. The time has then come to return to what they were doing before.

Another Route

On the other hand, one might prefer to go on some kind of diet plan, and to avoid exercise altogether. This could be a sign that they don’t like it, or that they haven’t got the time to do it.

Still, this is not to say that this is going to stop them from losing weight; it might just take them a bit longer. One downside to this approach is that it is not going to allow one to increase their fitness level.

The Same Experience

Once again, this could be something that takes place whenever they have something important coming up. It could also be a challenge for them to eat right all year round and it might then be a good idea for them to seek external support.

But if they generally have their ideal shape, they might have been going through a bad patch. Perhaps they recently experienced the end of a relationship, or someone they were close to passed on.

The Ideal

In addition to eating right or exercising all year round, it is also likely to be in one’s best interest to do both. If they only do one of these things, it can make their life harder than it needs to be.

For example, if one exercises and eats right, they will be working with themselves. If on the other hand, they only do one of these things, what they don’t do can make it harder for them to maintain what they do do.

A New Experience

And while one could be in a position where they have lost weight in the past, this might not be the case. They may have wanted to lose weight for most of their life, and there could be a number of reasons as to why they are no longer willing to be this way.

When they do get down to the size that they feel comfortable with, they could end up looking completely different. This can then cause them to feel different about themselves, and for other people to treat them differently.

A Difference

As they no longer feel the same, it will be normal for their behaviour to change. Based on how they used to behave, one could have the desire to receive more attention than usual.

This could mean that one will upload more pictures of themselves online, and they could engage in behaviour that will hopefully draw attention to them. And if they are attractive, it might not be hard for them to receive it.

Making Up For Lost Time

One way of looking at this would be to say that they are simply receiving the kind of attention that they haven’t been able to receive for most to their life. If one felt invisible before, it is to be expected that they would want to make up for the years of pain that they have been through.

It might not take very long for them to receive what they have missed out on for so long and then they could settle down. Having said that, it might not matter how much attention they receive.

Self-Image

What this can show is that even though they look different, they still see themselves in the same way. Therefore, in order to avoid how they feel at a deeper level, they need to constantly receive positive feedback.

The positive feedback that they receive is only going to have a temporary effect on them, and this is why this desire is not going to subside. Unless they change how they see themselves, they will continue to need the same amount of attention.

Awareness

If one can relate to this and they want to change their life, they may need to seek external support. This is something that can be provided by a therapist, or they could look into how they can change their self-image.

Author's Bio: 

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