Weight Loss MAP to Freedom

Eating to Counter Anxiety and Fatigue

Most people I meet who are overweight, over eat. It’s also likely that some of the foods they eat can’t be absorbed and/or digested by their body. So their mind body system is underfed, malnourished and stressed out. It’s no wonder they complain of fatigue and anxiety and crave simple carbs and fatty foods.

As a psychologist, I look to food second to explain the symptoms a client describes. First I ask about their current life situations. So often it is both that lead to the distress they feel in their body and mind. This fact generated this post and I could write hundreds more on this topic. But I will start with a couple of suggestions you can incorporate into your life right now. Why wait! (more…)

Changing Course the Easier Way

Have you been avoiding changing the course of a meaningful part of  your life because it’s so darn hard to do? For as many times as you’ve been successful, there are likely more times that the old ways return seemingly stronger than ever. We’ve all been there, but there’s an easier way.

Here are 4 steps that make changing easier because when changing is filled with wonder, paying attention to your life, and finding your direction unfolding in front of you, you’ll never feel completely lost and alone in the climb up the mountain.

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Where the Body and Mind Connect in the Brain

Most people think to start with food when they attempt to lose weight. So what’s wrong with that you ask?

In Weight Loss MAP to Freedom mentoring my clients start with something that’s related to food but is not the food. Any ideas as to where weight loss really begins?

To be successful, it begins with awareness.  Awareness of eating.  Awareness of how different foods make you feel.  Awareness of how you feel in your body or your mind before you reach for food. (more…)