Figure out why you are trying to lose weight. The reason why is important because it will motivate you to stick to your goals no matter how much you want to quit! Figure out how many inches or Kilograms you want to lose, and then get going with losing them! Be sure to pick realistic goals! The easiest thing you can do to get started is to toss out all the crap in your refrigerator and cabinets! Snacking on junk food is a problem a lot of people face. One mistake a lot of people make at the beginning of this transition is that they start changing every aspect of their life too fast but after a few days, most fall off the wagon! Start small. If you begin drinking more water, you will flush out a lot of the toxins and excess water from your system. Within 24 hours, you will look slimmer, and that's not to mention all the other health benefits that come with drinking a lot of water.