Why you should stop trying to lose weight.

I know how physically taxing it can be to carry around excess weight and the toll it can take on your body both physically and mentally.

I also know how focused and obsessed we can become with wanting to lose weight in hopes that our life will be better in some aspects.

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What to do when all you wanna do is eat - Part deux

Last week we talked about how much our emotions drive our daily choices and habits when it comes to food and the way we eat.

However, emotions are not the only reason we find it hard to put down the fork long after we are full. Certain foods themselves have a mighty control over our inability to say enough is enough, despite how hard we try to stop.

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You don't need another diet, and here's why.

Sometimes the path towards food freedom can feel more like a tightrope; fearful that the slightest shift will send us flying off course.

In our attempt to resolve our issues and strained relationship with food, we often feel the only answer is to create maximum restraint over ourselves and our environment. Unfortunately, living under this level of control only sets us up for inevitable failure and ultimately damages our self-esteem and confidence.

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Three scary reasons why you might not be losing weight

Have you ever notice when you want something big, you initially get super excited with the thought of having it. But then when you actually take a minute to think about what it would take to get it, or how it might drastically change your current situation - you slowly start to fill with fear and dread, and before long the excitement you once had, has faded away and you begin to give up on the idea altogether.

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What's your late night binge personality type?

We've all been there before - It's late at night our day is done, and although you should be getting ready for bed, you find ourselves staring deep into the cupboards and fridge like a hungry raccoon searching for some tasty treat. Before you know it, you are in full-blown late night binge mode, stuck without an off switch. 

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