Are Your Friends & Family the Reason You Can’t Lose Weight?

Pursuing a happier, healthier lifestyle is worth it. And, not surprisingly, achieving weight loss goals can be easier if the people around us are supportive, encouraging, and aware of our goals.

It was Aristotle who first said, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” In other words, synergy exists when we work together, which creates better outcomes than when we go at it alone. However, people around us can be subconsciously negative to our weight loss success — appearing to almost sabotage our efforts.

Here are some great tips from the LifeShape Clinic on how to handle some of the most common situations in which you’re likely to encounter sabotaging peer pressure.

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