I am jumping for joy because I will be offering a 1 day training in the Phoenix Effect Process as part of the annual conference sponsored by ACEP, the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology on May 29, 2014 in Phoenix AZ.
I just finished being interviewed by coach Christopher McAuliffe, host of “The Coaching Show” (www.wsradio.com). We discussed the problem that we all have during December with holiday shopping and the urge to splurge.
I was reading the paper this morning and noticed a restaurant review that mentioned that the best thing about this new place was the molten chocolate dessert.
I am tired of watching so many commercials about junk food disguised as good for us and our families. Here is my latest rant: 10 ways to prevent your child from growing up to be an overweight compulsive overeater or bulimic.
Like the word love, the word binge is bandied about and used to mean many things. Let’s define it here and now.
We have just celebrated the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic 100 years ago. All the ballyhoo reminds me of a saying that is common in the Twelve Step groups where members talk about “Changing deck chairs on the Titanic.” What that means is that an “addict” goes from one type of substance or behavior to another.
Let the buyer beware is a saying that is as old as time. It originated in ancient Rome but is as relevant today as it was a few thousand years ago.
It is only a few more days and I am off to the amazing Energy Psychology Conference in Toronto Canada. Flying from very sunny California to the brisk Fall climate of Toronto always reminds me of my youth in NYC.
Many, many years ago when Overeaters Anonymous was in its infancy in Los Angeles, many members of AA with years of sobriety were invited to speak at OA meetings.
I am going to teach a FREE one day workshop Saturday Jan. 29 at the Schott Center in Santa Barbara and have been thinking about the numerous times I have shared my ideas about this frustrating behavior in the last 25 years.
I have spent the last few days unable to tear myself away from watching a dreadful series that I am streaming instantly on TV.
As the New Year begins many of us make resolutions for the coming months. One of the most common is to lose weight.
One of my favorite sayings is “Desserts is stressed spelled backwards.” Stress affects the brain and creates craving. One of the most ways to deal with this is to stuff food into your mouth until the feeling goes away.
When you can’t control when you start or when you stop a behavior or substance you are suffering from a compulsion.
Staying on a diet feels like a punishment. Those who lose and gain over and over again may feel like the legendary Sisyphus who was sentenced to roll a huge rock up a hill only to have it roll right down again, and he had to begin again, and again, and again.
An amazing acupressure technique called EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) can take cravings away in minutes. Whether it is cigarettes, beer, donuts or chocolate, just touching or tapping a few energy points on the face and upper body allows the urge to disappear effortlessly.