Digital puzzles and word games can distract you from craving diet-busting treats, says New York City psychologist Carl Arinoldo, an expert in stress and weight management.
In a University of Pennsylvania study, dieters who put money into a poolwith the reward of splitting the pot if they reached their diet goalsshed more pounds than those who didnt ante up. Get started on sites like FatBet.net or WeightLossWars.com.
Stick a pic of your kids (or any happy image) on your fridge, and youll be more likely to reach for a healthier snack. The good vibes can help you meet big goals, according to a study from the University of Chicago and the University of Georgia.