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There's no doubt about it: Changing habits is hard. So if you've had weight-loss disappoints in the past, it's understandable that your confidence in making lasting changes might be low. However, the stronger your belief is that you can accomplish a goal or change a behavior, the better your chances of success are. Behavioral experts call this self-efficacy. And it can make or break your weight-loss efforts.
Think about how you view yourself. Are you struggling to believe in your ability to lose weight? It's normal to feel apprehensive in the beginning. But with practice you can improve your sense of self-efficacy and boost your confidence. Try these strategies:
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