Why would you want to lose weight anyway?
People who are overweight can get very annoyed with others telling them they need to lose weight. The advice could be on the television, in the newspapers, or on the internet, but if you’re overweight it always seems to be the same message – “you need to lose weight”.
Two reasons to lose weight – one much better than the other
There are two angles, or directions that this weight loss message could be coming from. The first is the increasing obsession with the way we look. In this case we are being made to think that unless we are stick-thin then we are some kind of obese loser. I have no time for this type of message and paying any attention to it is just a recipe for unhappiness. The other weight loss message that we receive is much more helpful, and I believe paying attention to this message will lead to greater health and happiness for most people. [Read the full article…]