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What Do You Need?

Most people become detached from their emotions. We constantly distract ourselves to avoid life. We use many distractions, but food seems to be one of the most powerful. How many times have you found yourself in a stressful situation and start fantasizing about food? When we are feeling stressed or sad, food can temporarily improve […]

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What is Food Addiction?

Although experts cannot agree whether or not food is “addictive”, the evidence suggests that we do, to a lesser extent than say cocaine or heroin, show similarities in behavior with food. For example, food “addicts” or compulsive overeaters often experience: Obsession or preoccupation with food Compulsive thoughts or behaviors regarding food despite negative consequences Using […]

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Get Off The Weight Loss Rollercoaster

How many of you have lost weight only to gain it back and then some? As we look at the history of structured diet programs, there is also a history of increased rates of obesity. Coincidence? I think not! There is well published research indicating that when people engage in a weight loss program and […]

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Stop the Fat Chat Already!

Have you ever noticed that in a group of women the conversation inevitably turns to dieting and losing weight? I shouldn’t eat this! I need to lose 10 pounds. My thighs are huge. I am on this new diet. It seems like this is the number one topic women talk about besides their families. Why […]

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Does He Like Me?

Does He Like Me? This is a question every single girl says at some point during her dating journey. We think about it. We obsess about it. We play and replay every action and every work dissecting it beyond recognition. Why are we so concerned about what he thinks? As I watch friends navigate this […]

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Deep Breath

How often have you heard people say take “deep breath” to calm someone down? It sounds a little patronizing doesn’t it? Actually, that breath could be the best thing you do for yourself all day. When you are upset or stressed, do you find yourself holding your breath? Most people do not even notice it, […]

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