When weight loss professionals discuss emotional eating, you hear a lot of talk about stimulus control, stress management techniques, and cognitive reframing. This is all well and good (and you’ll be hearing some of that here), but it doesn&rsq... 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
HEADLINE: Emotional Eating is a Problem
Your reaction: Tell me something I don’t know…
By now, you likely know what emotional eating is. You probably realize that emotions cause 75% of overeating. You're a... Read more
Eating is more than something we do to nourish our bodies with vital nutrients. It's also an activity we do out of habit, like nail biting, hair twirling, or finger tapping. And sometimes, we habitually turn to food in response to certain emotion... 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
I'm 20 years old, weight of 126 lbs (my highest weight ever) and 5'1 tall
MY PLAN FOR THE WEEK LOOKS LIKE THIS:
1 slice of whole wheat bread
1/2 tspoon peanut butter
1 green apple
3... 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
By Melissa McCreery, PhD, ACC
Learning to prioritize yourself and to claim time for your goals is critical for long term success with health and weight loss. Staying on track, finding the time, and maintaining motivation can be major challenges... Read more
Last month I had the privilege to attend a running symposium sponsored by one of my local area hospitals here in Dallas. The highlight of the event was having the opportunity to listen to and ask questions of legendary running coach, Greg McMil... Read more
Hoping to start a new journey. I eat so much sugar and fast food, fizzy drinks. It's all showing in my stomach and I have lost confidence in myself. Tired of looking pregnant but lack motivation at times and eat when am lonely, sad or tired. Really w... Read more
These are all doable, but I think I'll start with #25.
www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-melissa-mccreery /25-simple-ways-to-take-be_b_6446314.h tml?utm_hp_ref=gps-for-the-soul&ir=GPS %20for%20the%20Soul... Read more
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