You hear this all the time. Especially today, coz apparently this is news. See how this person miraculously lost weight. It immediately makes you wanna drop everything you are doing and do that thing. Coz what you are doing is too hard or not working or not working fast enough or coz you have the attention span of a Golden Retriever in a squirrel park.

You are looking for something. You want social proof. The objective thinker, the "Show me the facts" person in you might not fall for it. But we all have moments of weakness and send that fellow away to the back room.

Well, it doesn't work. Of course, it doesn't.

In the process of this picture I accidentally fumigated my whole bedroom. Next time I should definitely do this outside...
Photo by Julius Drost / Unsplash

Or worse yet, it works. And you think that was the right thing to do.

It could simply be that your dedication and consistency helped. Going from eating 3 candy bars a day to 1 might be all the change you need to make. In 2 months, that will add to significant weight loss, all else being equal.

Deal with the uncomfortable but important lesson that there's no secret. There's no magic.

There is only consistent hard work.

Sure, there are quite a few intricacies in the science but for 80% of it, the 20% you need to know and do are the same.

Don't be scammed.

Re-align. Do the work!