Unhelpful Weight Loss Messages

Let’s Talk About Bingeing

LET’S TALK ABOUT BINGEING Today, I want to talk about Bingeing. Most of you will identify with that word, and although I tend to use the phrase “emotional eating” more frequently, bingeing is really what we are talking about.   I tend to use the phrase ’emotional eating’ deliberately on this FB page, because I…

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#EatingFreely – A Daily Diary Experiment

OK, so I am going to try something new this week. I am going to report onto the page about how I am eating, and exercising, so you all have an opportunity to see how I live my mantra of eating freely, and feeling pretty much guilt free all the time – no matter how…

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The Rise of the ‘Serial Dieter’ In Modern Life….

I was delighted to be interviewed by the Evening Echo newspaper here in Cork recently. The theme of the article is on the concept of ‘Serial Dieting’. So many of my clients, and women in general, are now trapped in a repeated cycle of diet/crash/binge/diet. Starting again every Monday. Starting again every January. Starting again…

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Dieting, Personal Readiness and…Neuroscience?

A client sent me a link to this TED talk yesterday following a therapy session.  During the session, we had a chat about it.  My client said “it was amazing how I just felt something ‘click’ when I listened to this talk, she has a really good graph that shows how just four healthy habits…

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Diet Advertising Reaches New Low (Low)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNAR5T_DSvs&w=560&h=315] Where do I even begin today, on this new ad? First, I will disclose that I was recently asked to participate in a focus group on the ad by the ad agency just before it was released, which I refused to do, as I would not agree to have my name associated with…

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