Dr. Lefebre’s Motivational Letters — Lefebre Clinic Calgary

By: Lefebre  09-12-2011
Keywords: Weight Loss, weight control

Category: Dr. Lefebre’s Motivational Letters


February 6th, 2011 — 11:51am

If after you continue to struggle with your motivation to lose more weight and you’ve tried the previous motivational exercise as outlined in  my Benefits of Your Weight Loss to Date article, try one more step: Fill in the sheet as shown below and write down all the benefits that you hope to achieve and [..]

February 6th, 2011 — 10:44am

When the day comes (and it usually does), when you reach a plateau and are unable to lose any more weight, try performing  this very effective motivational exercise. Take out a sheet a of paper as shown below and write down all the benefits that you have achieved to date.Take into account all the benefits [..]

August 23rd, 2010 — 5:10pm

Before starting a weight loss program, fill in a sheet similar to the one below. Be sure and put down reasons that include all the dimensions of your optimal health.Please see the Five Dimension picture below. If you are struggling to find enough reasons, try visualizing what it would be like to wake up in the [..]

April 7th, 2010 — 5:24pm

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. In the past, we have talked for example, about setting success goals, the “dimmer switch” and in this article I would like to discuss the concept of [..]

February 23rd, 2010 — 7:33pm

Since March of 1988, I’ve lost count of how many times that I’ve heard a patient say, “I just don’t have time for myself”. At the same time when these same patients do come in, they often feel guilty that they are taking time for themselves or are spending time and money that could go [..]

February 22nd, 2010 — 9:15pm

For most of us, who are working at controlling our weight, the most difficult days to get through are often the weekends, starting on Friday afternoon. We often do well following our “diet plan” and exercise routine throughout the week, then along comes Friday. I have a few ideas that I believe will help you [..]

February 22nd, 2010 — 8:59pm

How often have you said to yourself that you “cheated” on your diet because you had a piece of cheesecake? No doubt this resulted in guilty feelings, self-punishment and contributed to lower self-image thoughts about yourself. In fact, I’m sure that many times the self-punishment ended up leading to more over-eating and a vicious binging [..]

February 22nd, 2010 — 8:37pm

How many times have many of you said to yourself –“Here I am 50 pounds overweight-if I had only done something when I was just 20 pounds over”? Obesity over the years has often been described as a disorder, or a disease of procrastination. Why do humans often procrastinate and in particular, why do overweight [..]

February 22nd, 2010 — 8:32pm

After an absence from attending our office, many of you are holding back returning because of guilt or embarrassment that you have regained some weight. At our clinic, we are quite aware of this and as a result, we continue to pass on many reassuring ideas that have helped our restart patients deal with much [..]

February 22nd, 2010 — 8:30pm

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. Yet the factor that leads to most failures is the single most important measurement that everyone focuses on. I know in our office that we weigh patients weekly, but [..]

Keywords: weight control, Weight Loss

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Additional Motivation Letters — Lefebre Clinic Calgary

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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Additional Motivational Quotes — Lefebre Clinic Calgary

A QUARTER OF AN OUNCE OF CHOCOLATE EQUALS FOUR POUNDS OF FAT. KIND WORDS CAN BE SHORT, BUT THEIR ECHOES ARE ENDLESS. THE ONLY LIMITS ARE, AS ALWAYS, THOSE OF VISION. A PRUNE IS JUST A PLUM WITH EXPERIENCE.


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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.