How to get support from a peer or partner

I have spent years now, coaching people through improvements in their eating, drinking and exercise habits. And a common complaint I hear is when people are trying to change, but their partner/housemate/work colleague/best friend is not on board and subconciously “sabotage” things. This can be in a number of ways, including:

  • Eating restricted foods in front of them
  • Constantly offering restricted foods to them
  • Telling them they can “miss exercise just this once”…

Having an important person in our lives supporting us, helping us and keeping us accountable, gives our chances of success a huge boost. Because of this, it is worth putting some effort in getting them on our side. To this end, we use the following document to guide people through the process of getting as much support as possible from the people in our lives…

Click here to download the document.

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