Our programming can also be referred to as our mindset.
What comes into play, besides saying we want something and taking action steps, is also a hidden element: our programming. What are the thoughts, behaviors and ways of relating to this world that make you think and act as you do? Each person is unique. Two people can have the same goals and same circumstances, but one person achieves their goal while another does not.
Here is a great article on 10 ways to shift your mindset to better weight loss.