Each week, spiritual teacher Deepak Chopra responds to Oprah.com users' questions with enlightening advice to help them live their best lives.
Q: I have tried to lose 10 pounds the past decade. I get close to losing the weight, but I gain it right back. At this point, I believe I am sabotaging my efforts. I do not understand why I do this. Do you have any insights for me?

— Nerida M., Frederick,Maryland

Dear Nerida,
If gaining and losing the same 10 pounds over a decade is your biggest problem, every reader of this column is cheering for you. Congratulations. You either have almost no problems or haven't faced them yet. I hope it's the former.


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