Secrets. We all love them. We want to know something that others don’t know. We want inside information and top secret shortcuts.
Why do we always like to think that there is a secret formula when it comes to success?
When someone wants to sell you a plan to get rich, they will say they have a secret formula to share with you. When someone wants to sell you a plan to lose weight, they will say they have a secret formula that will work.
If you do a Google search about secret weight loss, you will find over 38 million results.
Here are some of the titles of the top searches:
- 19 Weight-Loss Secrets From Around the World - Health.com
- 35 One-Minute Weight Loss Secrets | Prevention
- 6 Secrets to Losing Weight | Eating Well
- Dr. Oz Weight Loss Secrets - Woman's Day
- 13 Things Diet Experts Won't Tell You About Weight Loss
- One-Minute Weight Loss Secrets | Fitbie
- 5 Secret tips to losing weight that work - SheKnows
Why is it that we are enticed with the idea of a secret? Why do you think that when we have something hard to do, which few folks can accomplish, that there must be a secret? We would rather think something that is hard to accomplish must be secretive and not obvious and basic.
- Someone becomes rich? He must know a secret.
- Someone loses 40 pounds? She must know a secret
I was asked several times when I lost my 40 pounds, “So Brad, what is your secret?” I always wished I had something clever to answer, but I never came up with anything.
The good news is that there is no secret that you need to buy in order to lose weight and eat healthy.
You have what it takes
Stop thinking that there must be something you do not know, something you must buy, or some kind of secret that only a few chosen people know.
What it takes to get healthy and stay healthy is no secret; it is the same for everyone. Seek out a healthy food plan, start exercising, and develop the mental toughness to stick to it daily. That is it.
There is nothing mysterious about weight loss and eating healthy. Don’t waste your time looking for the latest fad diet, secret fat burning pill, secret fat burning supplement, or any kind of secret food that burns fat while you sleep.
A lot of doctors and nutritionists have done all the hard work and research about healthy food. The information about nutrition and exercise has never been easier to understand. Simple searches on the internet or reading books put all the nutrition information you need right at your fingertips.
Think about it
You probably know everything there is to know already about how to eat healthy and exercise. Let's say I hired you and I was going to pay you $100.00 to write a menu for me which would be healthy and nutritious for the next week. Could you do it?
And would you be able to recommend for me to walk or exercise every day of the week for at least 30 minutes?
You already know all the secrets you need to know. Now go and do it. Just do it!
The one secret you need
Develop your "purpose" and “why,” to create the mental toughness you need to stick to your commitment. You can do this!
The secret is out. Those who apply what they know and stay compliant will get healthy. Those who keep looking for some other secret way...will stay fat.
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