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The connection between happiness, success and healthy weight loss

30th January 2023


As a 40-year-old mom of two girls and a sports nutritionist, I believe that happiness is the key to a successful and fulfilling life. As a professional in the health and wellness industry, I've seen firsthand the impact that a positive mindset and healthy lifestyle can have on one's overall happiness.

Many people hold the belief that success is the path to happiness. They believe that once they attain a certain level of financial stability, recognition, or status, they will finally be happy. However, this mindset often leads to disappointment because success and material wealth do not necessarily guarantee happiness. In fact, I've seen many successful individuals who are not content or fulfilled in their personal lives despite their achievements.

On the other hand, prioritizing happiness can lead to a successful and fulfilling life. When we make happiness a priority, we are more likely to engage in activities that bring us joy, surround ourselves with positive people, and adopt a positive outlook on life. This, in turn, leads to success and a sense of purpose in our personal and professional lives. 

In addition to focusing on what brings us joy, it's important to be constantly learning, experiencing new things, and challenging ourselves. This keeps our minds sharp, helps us to grow, and can bring new sources of happiness into our lives. By embracing new experiences and challenges, we can live a life that is full of excitement, growth, and happiness.


Thank you, Ava, for the daily reminder that I should go and do whatever makes me feel the most alive. ⁣


Regarding weight loss and striving for an ideal physique, it's important to keep in mind that while these goals may bring temporary satisfaction, they will not necessarily bring lasting happiness or success. Achieving success requires more than just a physical appearance; it requires character traits such as perseverance, resilience, self-awareness, and the ability to adapt and grow. Weight loss and physical appearance should never be the sole focus of one's health and wellness journey. Rather, it's crucial to focus on developing a balanced lifestyle that includes healthy habits, physical activity, and self-care. If weight loss is a personal goal, it should be approached in a healthy and sustainable way, rather than as a quick fix.

In conclusion, as a sports nutritionist and a mom, I believe that happiness must come first. By prioritizing our happiness and well-being, and by embracing learning, experiences, and challenges, we can create a life that is rich in joy, purpose, and meaning.

Orit Tsaitlin

Sports Nutritionist