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You don’t have to do it alone.

When you join LighterLife you’ll have the support of a personal Mentor and become part of a community of clients in the same boat as you.  Our clients often tell us that dieting can be a lonely place, but not when you’re with us.

Why did I eat that? I didn’t really want it!

Understanding your “why,” your habits around food, and learning new coping behaviours is what LighterLife is all about. Our unique approach is the result of decades of research and practical experience in helping more than 1,000,000 people achieve their weight loss goals and keep the weight off.

Our Foodpack Plans sort out your body, and our Mentors and Mindfulness approach help you sort out your head while we’re here for you on your weight loss journey.

LighterLife meetings are about getting off the dieting merry-go-round. During the weekly Mindfulness sessions, you, your Mentor, and your fellow LighterLifers chat about all that stuff, and encourage and support each other.

Instead of focusing on food – that age old “eat less and do more message” – you’ll discover the “whys” of your relationship with food, then develop your ability to respond not just react, and build the skills you need so you can make a lasting change.

Tell me more about Mindfulness and how it works

Here’s some examples of the types of topics that will be cover in your weekly sessions:
CBT Mindfulness for weight loss

Do you spend a lot of time listening, debating, arguing and planning with yourself about what you “could” eat, what you “shouldn’t” eat and what you can “get away with”? The voice in your head throws a spotlight on these conversations.

CBT Mindfulness for weight loss

Why is it when you’re feeling great some people want to throw a spanner in the works? One of our mindfulness topics: Why does losing the weight mean you rock the boat for other people? provides an opportunity to learn new skills to deal with these situations.

CBT Mindfulness for weight loss

Ever described yourself as a “comfort eater”? Hot Topics such as Hangry and Why boredom is boring explore what comfort eating really means. And who couldn’t do with help managing life when Stressed is desserts spelt backwards?

CBT Mindfulness for weight loss

So many clients tell us the car or their bedroom are their “go-to” places for secret eating. That’s just what we look at with Hidden moments.

CBT Mindfulness for weight loss

As well as Mindfulness topics there’s also Body Matters information to dispel common dieting myths. It will help to get your body working with you rather than fighting against you.

“My LighterLife meeting is the highlight of my week and carries me through the tougher moments. What I’ve lost in weight, I’ve gained 10 times over in support and friendship”

Anne, LighterLife client

For actress and presenter Denise Welch, it was the CBT work and mindfulness that made the difference.

The LighterLife group work changed everything for me. Everything. I learned to pause before eating and ask myself if I was really hungry or whether I was tired, stressed, in need of comfort. In other words, I got in touch with my reasons for eating. I found the CBT so helpful that I used the mindful exercises to quit smoking too.

There were times when I considered lapsing. But CBT teaches you to recognise the crooked thinking behind such moments.

When I was reaching for the biscuit tin or having a sneaky fag, I might think: ‘No one is going to know. I really want one. I’m feeling so stressed.’

Then I would ask myself: ‘But am I going to feel less stressed if I eat the biscuit or smoke the cigarette? Am I going to feel happy with myself?” And the answer was always, “No.”

Personal Mentor support – how it works

Our one-to-one Mentor support is our recipe for long term success – it’s all free and comes in various ways so you can choose any or all of them to suit you:

✔️ Your personal LighterLife Mentor hosts small group sessions to support you while you’re losing weight. Together, you’ll look at your previous eating patterns and work out what you’ll do differently once you’ve lost the weight.

✔️ You can also choose regular WhatsApp contact, personal visits (depending on location), texts, and one-to-one calls.

✔️ You can join our LighterLife TotalFast private Facebook Group, where other people just like you share hints, advice, and encouragement.

✔️ Each week there’s a Facebook Live session where our weekly Mindfulness Hot Topic is discussed – it’s designed to give you ‘Food for Thought’. And if you can’t join the live session, you can watch back the recording at a time that suits you.

✔️Once you’ve reached your goal weight, and you’re ready to head back into the world of conventional meals, your personal Mentor will still be on hand to guide and encourage you to keep your lost weight off for good.

We want to help you live your best life – your Lighter Life.

What do our clients say about our Mentor support?

Don’t just take our word for it, here’s what Jennifer has to say:

“The CBT Mindfulness, Hot Topics, and Facebook live chats are excellent. I’ve learned that everything is a choice, including self-sabotage. Mindfully considering actions and consequences leads to thinking about other solutions to problems beyond food.”
Read Jennifers story

It all sounds great - how do I find a Mentor?

Enter your postcode below, or email findmymentor@lighterlife.com today!