Beware of Dieting - It's Brain and Body Sabotage

Let me be blunt. Conventional and non-conventional means to lose weight are actually counter-productive. When you cut back on your food intake or you over-exercise—and more so if both—your body will feed on your muscle causing loss of tone,…
Diet trap

Getting Out of the Diet Trap

In my last post, I told you the story of Linda, who had been actually put into the diet trap by adults she trusted (parents and doctor) when she was only 8 years old! Thankfully, with consistent practice, and trusting herself, she has escaped…

Linda's Story - She Did It

Here’s a story about a real client; I’ll call her Linda.  She came to see me to gain control of her eating, having had compulsive emotional eating since childhood.  She was put on a diet by her doctor at 8 years old, and then taken to…

The Vicious Diet Cycle - Broken Down

Have you noticed that just by dieting, or by thinking about dieting, you become preoccupied with food and weight? Food becomes a shiny object that you can’t have because your body isn’t “right”. This state of deprivation causes a sense…
Brain not Scale

Battle Your Brain, Not Your Scale

Let's start with a fundamental question: Does wanting to lose weight actually sabotage your attempts to do so? I see it all the time. It starts with “I’m not okay!” Maybe it starts with body-checking, or seeing a reflection or photo…