Category Archives: Body image problems

Get help accepting your new thin body after weight loss

My secret to developing body awareness after losing weight

As I’ve described it earlier, my biggest struggle after losing 28kg/62lbs was what I’ve experienced after: when I looked into the mirror, the image of the body I saw staring back at me felt foreign. It felt like I was looking at an unknown person imitating my moves on the other side of the mirror. I felt like I’ve also lost all sensation of my… Read More »

Can doing yoga help you accept your new body after weight loss?

The health benefits of doing yoga are endless: relaxes you and makes you focus, improves flexibility, builds muscle strength, perfects posture, increases blood flow, helps you sleep better, boosts immunity and so on. But can doing yoga help you deal with phantom fat after significant weight loss and help you accept your new fit body?… Read More »

Winter 2015/2016 Capsule Wardrobe for fit body after weight loss

The Winter 2015/2016 Capsule Wardrobe is suitable for anyone working a 9 to 5 office job (like myself) and for someone who likes to spend free time outdoors. To see the steps of how to create a capsule wardrobe see my guide here. The difference between dressing the fat self vs. fit body The Winter 2015/2016 Capsule Wardrobe… Read More »

4 methods to help You deal with phantom fat

Phantom fat is a condition that occurs after weight loss when you are unable to see your new fit body. Dealing with phantom fat can be challenging. What is phantom fat? If you used to be fat and you’ve lost significant weight recently, chances are that you are struggling with phantom fat. Phantom fat means that… Read More »

Fit but can’t see it: how to accept your new fit body

Losing significant amount of weight changes your body and your mind can’t catch up to that change: this is why you see yourself fat when in reality you are fit. In your mind you are still fat, no matter what the scale or the image in your mirror shows. The body image disorder when you… Read More »

What do your friends think when they see that you are fat?

You are more likely to get an honest opinion from strangers about you being fat than from your friends. When I became fit my friends finally came clean and confessed to me what they really thought about me being fat. You’d never believe what your friends think about your weight! How to get an honest… Read More »

I have been fat my whole life, do I have to stay fat forever?

I have a newsflash for you: you don’t have to stay fat forever! I’ve been obese and overweight my whole life since childhood. I thought that I would have to live my life as fat forever. Don’t be like the old me! Make healthy lifestyle changes and start living a healthy life today! Fat childhood I… Read More »

How to deal with fear of getting fat again while being fit

Are you afraid of getting fat again? Learn to live without the fear of getting fat again. Trading an unhealthy lifestyle for a healthy one. Finding time for exercise. Starting exercising regularly. Making eating healthy and leading an active life a top priority. Seeing result. Small scale victory. Introducing a new type of exercise. Adjusting… Read More »