Category Archives: Reality

Internal pictures create our external reality so see yourself positively!

Last week I gave you an exercise to do about creating a current positive image of yourself and a future self to aim for. As a result of this I received some comments about how for some people this exercise … Continue reading

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Eat and be Merry! Be sensible if you can and forgiving if you can’t!

As we are close to the big holiday season just a short blog from me this week. Many people over-indulge in both food and drink at this time of year and then beat themselves up afterwards. I think it is … 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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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 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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Weight loss, the emotional ingredient – A Starting Point…

This week I will be starting to get into the detail I pre-framed last week about how weight issues are not about food. There are many resources out there and indeed a multi-million pound industry devoted to helping people lose … Continue reading

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Weight issues are not about food

This week I am starting a new series of articles examining the issue of weight and body image. I have a personal interest in this subject as it has been one of my life long issues too. I recognise that … Continue reading

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Empathy and owning our own “stuff”

Continuing with my series of blogs exploring what we need to consider to develop robust resilience I would like to spend another week focusing on empathy. I was watching an old re-run of the USA version of the “Biggest Loser” … Continue reading

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Self authorship, the next step after self-responsibility

This week I am teaching an NLP Master Practitioner programme and so will keep my blog short. Having said that self-responsibility is an important feature of Master Practitioner training, by taking ownership of our experience we are becoming more resourceful … Continue reading

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