Dieting Motivation

Our Deepest Weight Loss Fear

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These dieting motivation quotes are part of a series of over 360 quotes as tips for health, fitness and weight loss inspiration.

The motivational tips on this page, together with weight loss quotes, questions, answers and positive affirmations for healthy weight loss, are transformed from famous quotes about fear.

Our Deepest Weight Loss Fear is part 12 of 36 in our Great Minds Think Fit™ series for weight loss motivation.


Guest Motivators (in chronological order):

Their famous inspirational quotes are the answers to our questions about weight loss and our fears.

1. Mark Twain (1835 - 1910) American author and humorist
2. William James (1842 - 1910) American psychologist and philosopher
3. James Allen (1864 - 1912) British philosophical writer
4. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 - 1945) 32nd President of the United States
5. Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962) First Lady of the United States
6. Dale Carnegie (1888 - 1955) Self-improvement writer and lecturer
7. Bill Cosby (1937 - ) American comedian, actor and author
8. Jim Morrison (1943 - 1971) American singer, songwriter, poet, writer and film maker
9. Peter McWilliams (1949 - 2000) Writer of best-selling self-help books
10. Marianne Williamson (1952 - ) Spiritual activist, author and lecturer

Dieting Motivation Quote and Question #1201

What is our deepest fear?

Felicity: What is our deepest fear?

Marianne Williamson: Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Weight Loss Motivation: Our deepest fear is not that we are unable to lose weight and transform our bodies. Our deepest fear is how our lives will change when we do.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: My deepest fear is not that I am unable to lose weight and transform my body. My deepest fear is how my life will change when I do.

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Dieting Motivation Quote and Question #1202

Should we turn away from weight issues and our fears?

Felicity: Should we turn away from weight issues and our fears?

Peter McWilliams: Fear is something to be moved through, not something to be turned from.

Weight Loss Motivation: Our weight issues and fears are something to be moved through, not something to be turned from.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: My weight issues and fears are something to be moved through, not something to be turned from.

Weight Issues and Fear
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Dieting Motivation Quote and Question #1203

How can we be free from fear?

Felicity: How can we be free from fear?

Jim Morrison: Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.

Weight Loss Motivation: When we expose ourselves to our deepest fear, our fear shrinks and vanishes together with our excess body weight. We are free.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: When I expose myself to my deepest fear, my fear shrinks and vanishes together with my excess body weight. I am free.

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Dieting Motivation Quote and Question #1204

What is the only thing we have to fear?

Felicity: What is the only thing we have to fear?

Franklin D. Roosevelt: The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Weight Loss Motivation: When we choose to make lifestyle changes to lose weight we have nothing to fear except fear itself.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: When I choose to make lifestyle changes to lose weight I have nothing to fear except fear itself.

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Dieting Motivation Quote and Question #1205

What is the quickest way to conquer fear?

Felicity: What is the quickest way to conquer fear?

Dale Carnegie: Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it...that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.

Weight Loss Motivation: The quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear and successfully lose weight is to do the thing we fear to do and keep on doing it. 

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: The quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear and successfully lose weight is to do the thing I fear to do and keep on doing it.

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Dieting Motivation Quote and Question #1206

What do we gain each time we stop to look fear in the face?

Felicity: What do we gain each time we stop to look fear in the face?

Eleanor Roosevelt: We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face...we must do that which we think we cannot.

Weight Loss Motivation: We gain strength, courage, and confidence, all of which are needed to successfully lose weight, by doing the things we think we cannot do.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: I gain strength, courage, and confidence, all of which are needed to successfully lose weight, by doing the things I think I cannot do.

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Dieting Motivation Quote and Question #1207

What happens when we do the thing we fear the most?

Felicity: What happens when we do the thing we fear the most?

Mark Twain: Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.

Weight Loss Motivation: Do the thing you fear most, give up the unhealthy foods and addictions, start an exercise routine, and the death of fear is certain.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: I do the thing I fear most, give up the unhealthy foods and addictions, start an exercise routine, and the death of fear is certain.

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Dieting Motivation Quote and Question #1208

How can we perceive the world differently and by doing so dissolve the fear in our minds?

Felicity: How can we perceive the world differently and by doing so dissolve the fear in our minds?

William James: The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.

Weight Loss Motivation: To perceive our bodies and food differently, we must be willing to change our belief systems, let our weight loss failures of the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear of failure in our minds.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: To perceive my body and food differently, I must be willing to change my belief system, let my weight loss failures of the past slip away, expand my sense of now, and dissolve the fear of failure in my minds.

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Dieting Motivation Quote and Question #1209

What needs to be greater than our fear of failure in order to succeed at losing weight?

Felicity: What needs to be greater than our fear of failure in order to succeed at losing weight?

Bill Cosby: In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Weight Loss Motivation: In order to successfully lose weight, our desire for success should be greater than our fear of failure.

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: In order to successfully lose weight, my desire for success should be greater than my fear of failure.

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Dieting Motivation Quote and Question #1210

What happens when dieters conquer doubt and fear?

Felicity: What happens when dieters conquer doubt and fear?

James Allen: They who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered failure.

Weight Loss Motivation: Dieters who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered weight loss failure. 

Think Thin Dieting Affirmation: Dieters like me who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered weight loss failure.

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