Cutting Out vs Adding in

Cutting Out vs Adding in

Cutting out vs Adding in   Whenever I began a diet the first thing I’d do is to cut out a whole bunch of foods. No soft drinks, no bread, no potatoes, no corn, no chocolate, no chips – etc etc. The list of ‘banned’ foods would vary depending on the...
How to overcome all or nothing behaviour

How to overcome all or nothing behaviour

All or nothing?   My children love to watch youtube videos of kids playing with their toys. I think they are called ‘unboxing’ videos. I watch them watch these videos and I think to myself “Why don’t they just play with their own toys? Surely that’s more fun than...
Finding the right diet plan

Finding the right diet plan

I thought the answer to my weight problem was just finding the ‘right’ diet plan….it wasn’t. Whenever we start a diet we totally ignore what our bodies are trying to tell us as we follow a meal plan that has been provided for us.   When you really stop and take...
How do I give up dieting?

How do I give up dieting?

I meet a lot of people who want to give up dieting, but have no idea how to start. A client described it perfectly for me the other day, she said “I am always either detoxing or re-toxing.” What is the middle ground where we just eat like a regular person? How do we...