Want to GAIN weight? Try dieting!

Yes, dieting . . .  a great way for many people to gain weight over time.  It has everything to do with your outlook. Focus on the scale and obsess about food choices, restrict calories to the point of discomfort, and remove pleasure from your eating; you will most likely find yourself buried in a[…]

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Are You a FOOD ADDICT?

The term “food addict” is tossed around loosely.  Many people claim to be addicted to sugar, or potato chips, or chocolate or . . . . The term “addiction” sounds serious, and it is, so we should be careful how we use it in relation to food, or we may end up contributing to our own[…]

Guest Blogger Post #2 – A Deeper Look at Food Cravings

What causes a binge?  I think it is a combination of tempting food chemistry as well as our own attitudes and beliefs.  If addictive food chemistry were the only thing involved, there would be nothing we could do to help once we started eating.  That would be very liberating on one hand – “I clearly couldn’t[…]

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What and When to Eat: always, sometimes, and never

Wouldn’t you like to know?!  We all love black and white information, especially about eating.  “I want to KNOW,” you may say, “exactly what to eat and what I should never touch.” I am sorry to disappoint, but you will not get that here.  One of the problems I have with traditional dieting is that many[…]

Do you think you have a “willpower disability”?

I have a client on my mind.  We met this morning, and the conversation was interesting.  “I am struggling,” she said.  I found myself asking lots of questions to understand exactly what the struggles are and what is causing them. What I learned was that she is still having trouble controlling sweets at work. (People[…]