Your mind is powerful, especially your subconscious mind. When you feed your mind positive thoughts, you attract good things to you. When you consistently have negative thoughts, you focus on negative things and become surrounded by negativity, which can lead to low self-esteem and an unhealthy body image.
I’ve read quite a bit about the power of your subconscious mind and how you can use it to do wonderful things, including losing weight. But just as your subconscious mind can help you lose weight, it can prevent you from being successful in your weight loss efforts as well. Your mind has quite a bit of baggage that it’s been carrying around since childhood, and you may have been conditioned to think certain ways by your environment. Limiting beliefs held by friends or family may have rubbed off on you. These beliefs can include: