The mind transforms words into images. Saying, "I don't want to be fat" conjures up mental pictures of a fat person, which reinforces the very thing we're trying to avoid. What are three negative self-images you want to erase? What positive attributes can replace them? Express each as a phrase that creates a positive mental picture. Practice one new phrase a day. At the end of two weeks, can you describe how you feel differently about your body?I truly believe in this!