At one – point, or, another, the vast majority of people, decide, it’s time, to go on some sort of diet, and/ or, weight loss program! However, the results, often, are, far – less, than they wished, for, and, they, either, become, disillusioned/ disappointed, or lack the necessary, commitment, and discipline, to achieve, their desired results! People begin diets, for a wide – variety of reasons, including: body – image, related, issues/ concepts; health concerns/ emergencies, etc; seasonal considerations, etc. Regardless, of one’s personal reasons/ considerations/ motivations, using the 5 – step, action plan, which will be described, briefly, in this article, might be helpful. With, that, in mind, this article will attempt to, briefly, consider, examine, review, and discuss, a basic, 5 – step. action plan, which, might help one, achieve better results.

1. Check – up, from the neck – up (why, you want to diet): Before, beginning, wouldn’t it make sense, to thorough, consider, your personal motivations, and/ or, reasons, for wanting to lose weight, and, whether, you would commit, to do, what’s needed, to achieve the desired results! Always, begin, by committing to objective introspection, and give yourself, a thorough, check – up, from the neck – up!

2. Commitment and discipline: Successful, weight loss, demands significant, commitment, discipline, and focus! If, one wishes to achieve, his desired results, he can’t, simply, go through, the motions, but, rather, put, his ultimate efforts, consistently, into – it!

3. Thoroughly investigate options: Doesn’t it, make sense, to thoroughly, carefully, investigate, and consider, various options, before embarking on this quest? Will you see it, through, and, what might it take, to inspire and motivate you, more effectively, to achieve your goals?

4. Choose best plan, for your lifestyle, and mindset, etc: If, one, wishes to lose weight, there are a variety of paths, to proceed. Since, most dieters, are, unsuccessful, either, in the short – term, or longer – run, the best thing to do, is pay keen attention to your personal lifestyle, preferences, food likes and dislikes, etc! Some options, include: conventional, low – calorie, and exercise; low – calorie, only; exercise, only; one of the pre – packaged plans; low carbohydrate/ keto, etc. Choose the one, where you are most likely to follow, with the necessary commitment, discipline, and persistence! No plan works, unless/ until, it is one, which you will, stick – to!

5. Persistence: It takes a large amount of persistence, to make any weight – loss, plan/ regimen, to be effective! Will you persist, in your efforts?

Successful dieting means doing different things, for different people! Will you maintain and follow the one, for you?

Richard has owned businesses, been a COO, CEO, Director of Development, consultant, professionally run events, consulted to thousands, and conducted personal development seminars, for 4 decades. Rich has written three books and thousands of articles. His company, PLAN2LEAD, LLC has an informative website http://plan2lead.net and Plan2lead can also be followed on Facebook http://facebook.com/Plan2lead

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