Emotional eating is a common problem goes way beyond the stereotypical picture of a weeping, ice cream scooping, curled-up-on-the-couch television zombie. Emotional lows (and highs) can affect all of us, guiding our eating decisions more than we know... Read more
What is the single, most common problem that most dieters face when trying to lose weight? Will power? Nah. Temptation? Sometimes. Emotional eating? Bingo! That’s why it takes so much more than good intentions and information about nutrition an... Read more
Ever been angry or upset one minute and then on your couch eating the next, unable to remember why you started eating or how long you had spent munching? If so, then you have entered the world of emotional eating. It’s something than can ha... Read more
Wealth psychology expert Kathleen Burns Kingsbury recently took a group ski vacation with her father to Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada. Kathleen, who is in her 40s, was the youngest person in the group by several decades. "I looked around and r... Read more
When it comes to permanent weight loss, persistence is where the tire meets the road. There will be many ups and downs along this road, and you'll have to keep yourself going even when things get tough. If you’ve been working the previous e... Read more
I started Spark People 11 days ago. I lost 2 pounds in the first 3 days, but this week, the last 7 days, I didn't lose anything. Is this because I am eating more on the days I exercise? Do people eat more when they exercise? I'm feeling very disappoi... Read more
Well financial woes and stress because i cant go out of the house has caused restlessness. There are things i want to get done and im in the house for the day. Im avoiding the black fridaychaos. I live in a congested area and i do not want to drive... Read more
I really really struggle with night time eating. I'm not hungry and haven't been able to figure out WHY. My hubby leaves for work at 6:30 pm and I'm home alone and that's when I eat. I eat really healthy during the day. Then I blow it at night. I wa... Read more
I've noticed not just here but on other boards as well that if you say you eat grains, you get looked at like you've got two heads. And it sometimes makes me wonder if I'm the last person alive still eating breads and cereals and corn and even starch... Read more
If I want to eat something that is not a part of my plan, I wait 24 hours. If I still want it, I allow/plan for it in the next day's meal plan. Usually, by the next day, I've forgotten about it but if not I can still have it (planned) the next day.... Read more
Let’s face it; we all have outside influences that affect us every day of our lives. I know I do. Daily, sometimes hourly, there seem to be obstacles that just get in the way of my journey. I want to share with you a very personal situatio... Read more
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has just released a preliminary draft of the revisions planned for itís Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). This is the manual that medical and mental health professionals use to det... Read more
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