Are you overweight? Do you get discouraged after a week of eating salad when the number on the scale doesn't budge? If so, you aren't alone.

In this video, health coach and YourTango Expert Kris Henderson explains how common it is to feel frustrated by the scale, especially when it takes a while to show any indication of weight loss. To target this problem, Kris recommends adjusting your overall weight-loss goal. If you're striving to lose 30 pounds, "move that goal down just a little bit ... to five pounds at a time."

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