Categories: Health & Fitness

5 Psychological Factors That Hinder Weight-Loss

Weight loss is not only about working-out regularly and maintaining a healthy diet but is also about the various psychological factors. Most of us overlook these factors and try and push ourselves towards weight loss. This might end us up in failing to reduce our weight, and we might also get frustrated because of it. Here are the five psychological villains inside us that can hinder weight loss.

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Psychological stress does not take time to convert into physical stress which in turn create more psychological. It is a vicious cycle that one must take care of.


The one who is depressed lacks motivation to do anything, literally anything! He/she definitely cannot go for a workout and that too with a will. Depression causes lack of the necessary push.

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Low Self-Esteem

This is another psychological issue that is faced by those who are ragged, bullied and/or kept scolded/yelled at at home and/or at work. Low self-esteem also results in lack of motivation so much so that the person simple cannot think about doing something like workout.


Will I be able to look as fabulous as celebrity? Will I be able to reduce even a kilogram a week? All such doubts hinder any progress so much so that there is no space in one’s mind to think positive and/or motivating for himself/herself.

Lack Of Self-Confidence

If you do not have confidence in yourself, you cannot achieve even the goals that you have set for yourself. Sit back, observe yourself and think. This will definitely help you find your pace and achieve your goals confidently.

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