Category Archives: Emotional Awareness

Relationship poisons, how we accidentally damage our relationships!

This week I’m re-publishing a blog about relationships as it really connects with how values can clash in a relationship. Next week I will write a new blog about security and relationships. Here is the relationship blog to get you … Continue reading

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Emotional stress and binge eating, sometime you have to be kind to yourself!

This week I’m breaking from the string of blogs on limiting beliefs because something has happened for me personally this week. On Wednesday my lovely, lovely, father-in-law, Bob passed on unexpectedly. Although he was 82 years old he was doing … Continue reading

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Time to get real, what do you need to do to be a healthy, happy weight?

There are two parts to the blog this week. First we will visit the practical side of things and then I will give you the next mindset exercise. So now for the reality check. Do you know what a healthy … Continue reading

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Loving yourself comes before weight loss

This week I got some very sad news. I heard of the unexpected and early death of one of my most important mentors, Graham Browne. He died in his Australian home last Sunday of a heart attack. It was really … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy by Changing Family History

For this week’s continuing blog about weight loss I thought it would be useful to examine what on the surface appears to be one of the more straight forward issues to handle. For some people there are no deep emotional … Continue reading

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Comfort Eating, a personal reflection

This week I would like to share a personal experience with you about where I am on my journey with regards to comfort eating. Let me begin by sharing with you what happened to trigger the start of a comfort … Continue reading

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When food is love and refusing is rejection!

This week I am continuing my discussions about the various ways that patterns are installed in childhood that condition adults to continue to overeat even when they don’t want to. In some families and even entire cultures the symbolic meaning … Continue reading

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Innocent programming to overeat!

This week I want to say more about childhood patterns. One fascinating aspect is the innocent programming many people receive that sets them up to eat in ways that are unhealthy. A really common issue is the clean plate syndrome! … Continue reading

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When food equals comfort!

I want to start this blog by thanking all the people who have contacted me over the last week or so either via this page or through the various Linkedin discussion threads in the special interest groups. I have received a … Continue reading

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Dieting Mythology – The truth about changing our relationship with food

There are many large organisations that run programmes designed to help people lose weight. Tens of thousands of people join these organisations every year and successfully lose most or all of their excess weight. Here’s the news flash – losing … Continue reading

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