Motivation to Lose Weight

The Secret of Healthy Weight Loss for Both Body and Mind

Motivation to Lose Weight
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These motivation to lose weight quotes are part of a series of over 360 quotes as tips for health, fitness and dieting 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 health.

The Secret of Healthy Weight Loss for Both Body and Mind is part 14 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 health.

1. Buddha (ca. 563 BC - ca. 483 BC) Spiritual teacher and founder of Buddhism
2. Hippocrates (ca. 460 BC - ca. 370 BC) Ancient Greek physician, the "father of medicine"
3. Lucius Annaeus Seneca (ca. 4 BC - 65 AD) Roman Stoic philosopher
4. Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661) English churchman and historian
5. Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719) English essayist, poet and politician
6. Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881) Scottish writer
7. Franklin P. Adams (1881 - 1960) American columnist
8. Mahalia Jackson (1911 - 1972) African-American gospel singer
9. Albert Bandura (1925 - ) Psychologist
10. Jim Rohn (1930 - 2009) American entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker

Motivation to Lose Weight #1401

What is health?

Felicity: What is health?

Franklin P. Adams: Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.

Weight Loss Motivation: A healthy body weight is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.

Think Thin Health Affirmation: A healthy body weight is the thing that makes me feel that now is the best time of the year.

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Motivation to Lose Weight #1402

Is losing weight for the sake of our health everything?

Felicity: Is losing weight for the sake of our health everything?

Thomas Carlyle: He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.

Weight Loss Motivation: When we lose weight and maintain our ideal body weight for the sake of our health we have hope; and when we have hope, we have everything.

Think Thin Health Affirmation: When I lose weight and maintain my ideal body weight for the sake of my health I have hope; and when I have hope, I have everything.

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Motivation to Lose Weight #1403

What is the secret of health?

Felicity: What is the secret of health?

Buddha: The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.

Weight Loss Motivation: The secret of healthy weight loss for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about our weight in the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.

Think Thin Health Affirmation: The secret of healthy weight loss for both my mind and my body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about my weight in the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.

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Motivation to Lose Weight #1404

What is the best promoter of weight loss and health?

Felicity: What is the best promoter of weight loss and health?

Joseph Addison: Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.

Weight Loss Motivation: Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and weight loss and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.

Think Thin Health Affirmation: Cheerfulness is the best promoter of my health and weight loss and is as friendly to my mind as to my body.

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Motivation to Lose Weight #1405

What is the safest way to health and weight loss?

Felicity: What is the safest way to health and weight loss?

Hippocrates: If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.

Weight Loss Motivation: If we could give every individual the right amount of food and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to lose weight permanently. 

Think Thin Health Affirmation: If I could give myself the right amount of food and exercise, not too little and not too much, I would have found the safest way to lose weight permanently.

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Motivation to Lose Weight #1406

Can wishing help us lose weight and gain health?

Felicity: Can wishing help us lose weight and gain health?

Lucius Annaeus Seneca: The wish for healing has always been half of health.

Weight Loss Motivation: The wish to lose weight has always been half of weight loss success.

Think Thin Health Affirmation: My wish to lose weight has always been half of my weight loss success.

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Motivation to Lose Weight #1407

When do we value our health?

Felicity: When do we value our health?

Thomas Fuller: Health is not valued till sickness comes.

Weight Loss Motivation: Health is not valued till sickness from being overweight comes. 

Think Thin Health Affirmation: My health is not valued till sickness from being overweight comes.

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Motivation to Lose Weight #1408

How can we be healthier?

Felicity: How can we be healthier?

Albert Bandura: People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives.

Weight Loss Motivation: People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over what they eat are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to lose weight.

Think Thin Health Affirmation: When I believe I have the power to exercise some measure of control over what I eat I am healthier, more effective and more successful than when I lack faith in my ability to lose weight.

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Motivation to Lose Weight #1409

Are faith and prayer necessary for health?

Felicity: Are faith and prayer necessary for health?

Mahalia Jackson: Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them.

Weight Loss Motivation: Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health and lose weight without them.

Think Thin Health Affirmation: Faith and prayer are the vitamins of my soul; I cannot live in health and lose weight without them.

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Motivation to Lose Weight #1410

If we want to be healthier, where should we begin?

Felicity: If we want to be healthier, where should we begin?

Jim Rohn: Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.

Weight Loss Motivation: Learning is the beginning of weight loss success. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of making lifestyle changes. Searching and learning about health and nutrition is where the miracle process all begins. 

Think Thin Health Affirmation: Learning is the beginning of my weight loss success. Learning is the beginning of my health. Learning is the beginning of me making lifestyle changes. Searching and learning about health and nutrition is where my miracle process all begins.

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