What’s the Best way to lose weight? Is it counting calories, or doing a cleanse or following a fad diet? Granted all of those methods will result in weight loss for a short while, but if you want sustained weight loss maintenance then you really need to put your internal house in order. You need to find your balance. The three main areas that will sustain long term weight loss maintenance are being mindful and purposeful, having compassion for others and yourself and having an attitude of gratitude. These three areas are integral pieces of good health and wellness and will help you sustain a healthy lifestyle.