Week #11: Be Nice to Yourself

By EatingWell Editors

Tips and tools to stay positive on your weight-loss journey.

"Anytime you're trying to make healthful changes there are times when you feel like it's two steps forward, one step back. No one's perfect. But keeping positive is key because beating yourself up over little slip-ups usually only makes...

OK, so let’s say that you went ahead and ate the ice cream after all those pieces of pizza. Does that make you a failure? Heck no! (Just someone who’s experienced a minor lapse of judgment.) Calling yourself names will do only bad things to your self-esteem and your weight-loss success. So stop it! Get ideas to stay positive from these tips and tools.

Articles, tips and community discussion:

* Thinking thin: Avoid the all-or-nothing thinking trap and don't beat yourself up
* Nicci Micco's Blog: Indulge yourself and lose weight
* Community discussion: How do you stay nice to yourself?

Tools to help you this week:

* Rewrite Your Script worksheet (click to download pdf)

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