Additional Motivation Letters — Lefebre Clinic Calgary

By: Lefebre  09-12-2011

Category: Additional Motivation Letters


April 25th, 2011 — 7:55pm

  We strongly recommend an exercise program for four reasons. 1. To help you Control Stress Everybody complains that we live in an agitated and stressful world and that we tend to become less active physically the more hectic our lives become. The truth is that physical exercise is the best possible treatment for stress. [..]

April 22nd, 2011 — 1:37pm

WALKING FOR YOUR HEALTH, STARTING TODAY! By Frances M. Berg M.S. Make walking a lifetime habit by starting today with a five minute walk. That’s right – just five minutes. It’s enough. Too many people begin with a brisk two-mile walk, and never come back! Walking is an excellent, pleasurable aerobic activity. It can be [..]

April 22nd, 2011 — 11:56am

This is the classic attitude problem that plagues dieters. It involves viewing the world and dieting, as either; right or wrong, perfect or terrible, good or bad, friend or foe, legal or illegal. I see this in nearly every dieter I work with. Here are some examples. You might have six straight days in which [..]

April 20th, 2011 — 1:32pm

We would always like to be perfect – it is human nature. However, this desire is unrealistic. Although this is obvious to most people, many dieters expect more than they can deliver. Your Thinking Process We set goals for everything we do. Although we do not articulate a goal for every activity, hidden within our [..]

April 20th, 2011 — 12:46pm

Restaurants and Trips a)      You may go to restaurants; it is a pleasurable moment to spend with cherished ones. b)      Decide in advance what you want to eat and choose your restaurant accordingly. c)      Refrain from reading the menu; the temptation may be too difficult to resist. d)      Order in an assertive fashion, without shyness [..]

March 7th, 2011 — 2:45pm

After a deviation from your diet, you may feel like a failure. Please stop for a few seconds and answer these questions carefully: 1.     I’ve deviated from my diet: a)     With a  large amount of food, b)     With a moderate amount of food c)     With a small amount of food. 2.     The quality of food [..]

March 7th, 2011 — 2:37pm

If you look at this sheet at the beginning of your program, make a personal commitment to go through this drop-out sheet before quitting: I ____________________, engage myself to go through and answer these questions with honesty and objectivity should I ever want to abandon my program. Date: ________________________ Signature: ____________________________   When you feel [..]

March 7th, 2011 — 2:28pm

Over the years, I’ve been treating over-weight patients who wish to change their eating habits, so that they don’t regain weight, once they’ve lost it. Most of them have a history of past failures. Collectively they’ve tried an incredible number of diets, but most of them eventually have regained the weight that they had lost. [..]

February 24th, 2011 — 1:54pm

  This is a true story: Two old friends are getting together. Denise has invited Mary for supper on a Friday night. Denise: Come in Mary, I’m so happy to see you. Mary: It’s been months. Denise: Let me get a good look at you. You look terrific! Mary: I’ve lost 38lbs since I last [..]

February 24th, 2011 — 12:49pm

Personal Journal to Help You Control Your Emotions “It’s Terrible” When you realize that you’ve eaten more than usual and that your overeating was the result of a disappointment or some other emotional trauma, examine your behaviour as follows: Sequence: a) an external cause b) triggered a thought process c) which resulted in an emotional [..]


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Dr. Lefebre’s Motivational Letters — Lefebre Clinic Calgary

As I mentioned in previous articles over the years, I like to focus on key concepts that have helped my patients gain better control of their weight problem. This might come as a surprise to most of you, but the scale is the number one contributing factor for people quitting their weight control efforts.


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Motivation — Lefebre Clinic Calgary

Today it’s easy to change habits. Today it’s easy to be thin.


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Weight Loss Tips — Lefebre Clinic Calgary

The following office visit schedule is recommended while on maintenance: Once every 2 weeks. Once you have attained your ideal weight, you will want to maintain that weight. Maintenance is the most important part of your Weight Control Program.