When you’re used to rewarding yourself with food after a major accomplishment or making it through a hard day, it can be challenging to find appropriate, non-food rewards to incentivize your weight loss.
We’ve compiled a list of 30 non-food rewards at every price range to help you cultivate a healthier relationship with rewards on your road to lasting weight loss.
Incentivize Your Weight Loss With These Non-Food Rewards
- A new app.
- A new song or playlist (consider making a power playlist for your journey!).
- A new journal or fun pens.
- A new mug.
- A new water bottle.
- Tickets to an event.
- Paint night with a friend.
- Crafting supplies.
- A new cosmetic bag.
- New cosmetics.
- A new sports bra.
- Athletic shoes.
- Yoga pants or gear.
- A new book (use a library card for a free reward option!)
- A new episode of your favorite Netflix show.
- A massage (go to a spa or ask your partner for a free reward option!)
- Manicure or pedicure.
- Eyelash extensions.
- Hair cut.
- New hair color.
- New hair products.
- New bathing suit.
- New cooking supplies.
- A new plant.
- A new tee.
- A visit to a museum or gallery (check schedules for free events!).
- A night of bowling with family or friends.
- A visit to a new hiking trail (free reward option!).
- Rearrange or redecorate a room (potentially free reward option!).
- A new band for a smartwatch or new phone case.
Morgan Medeiros is a certified nutritionist, holding a both a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Clinical Nutrition. Morgan completed her undergraduate education at Central Washington University, and her graduate education at Northeastern University. During her time as a graduate student, Morgan focused her area of expertise in health education, weight management, and behavioral change. Morgan has experience working in areas of nutritional neuroscience and disease prevention, obesity prevention, and weight loss. Morgan also works in areas of nutritional analysis and menu labeling for restaurants, where she is able to creatively bridge her interest in food culture and health education. In her free time, Morgan enjoys traveling, reading, writing, running, and spending time with her family and friends (including- most importantly- her dog, Clyde).