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Pounds Lost, Confidence Gained

Picture this: you’re standing on a scale, peering through staggered fingers, and there it is -- you’ve lost ‘x’ pounds. We bet you’re smiling just thinking about it.

Successful weight loss can be a confidence boost, and not just because of pounds or inches lost. When you lose weight as a result of healthy eating and exercise, something magical happens: you feel good about you. Losing weight is proof that you can change your life for the better and that you can accomplish what you set out to do.

Here are some other ways losing weight can boost your confidence levels.

Turn Heads and Get Noticed

Along your weight loss journey you may notice an increase in compliments. It’s a huge confidence booster when someone notices how great you look. You’ve worked hard, so lavish in the attention -- you deserve it! Use the increase in compliments and head-turns as motivation to reach your goals.

Sweat Out the Insecurities

Weight loss from exercise can also help boost confidence. When you exercise your body releases endorphins that make you feel happy; and when you pair weight loss with endorphin release, you have a recipe for success. Making lifestyle changes like routine exercise and healthy eating, can help you shed weight and inspire confidence.

With Success Comes Hope

Confidence is typically a result of success. It’s even sweeter if success is the result of overcoming a challenge. Losing weight is definitely a challenge whether you’re trying to lose 10 lbs or 100 lbs. Fortunately, it is an obstacle you can overcome! As your body sheds the weight, you may lose some of the fear that you previously carried. As a result, your confidence will increase with every weight loss hurdle that you conquer.

There are several benefits to losing weight, with health and wellness typically being at the top of that list. But there’s something often overlooked that you gain when you lose weight, confidence. Losing weight is a great way to boost your confidence and feel even better about yourself.