We all experience food cravings from time to time. Sometimes these cravings seem to come out of the blue, and we suddenly find ourselves swept away by the irresistible desire to consume a particular food. Whether it's pickles, potato chips, shrimp or bananas, it may feel like the craving is completely random - but in fact, cravings are almost always carrying important messages. They may relate to any aspect of our being - body, mind, heart, or soul - and chances are, they'll stick around until we start paying attention. In this fascinating new podcast episode, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, breaks down three main types of cravings to help you understand what your sudden desires for certain foods may be telling you. When you learn their language, you just may start to welcome cravings and the information they offer about what you need to thrive!
Michelle had been struggling with her weight for a lifetime, so a recent weight loss of 80 pounds might be expected to leave her thrilled. But instead, she’s constantly worried about gaining it all back, she still obsesses over food, and she still judges herself for what she eats. Michelle wants to let go of this unnecessary stress, but can’t figure it out. In a highly engaging first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped Michelle have a breakthrough using some unexpected tricks from Dynamic Eating Psychology. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Michelle. You’ll get a chance to see the remarkable progress she’s made since her first session!
For many people, the term "gut feeling" suggests a mysterious feeling that can't be proven, an intuitive hunch that may or may not be right. But in recent years, we've learned that the gut actually has a lot of intelligence, and we can benefit from learning to listen to its language. Science has discovered that the stomach, esophagus, and intestines are packed full of as many neurons as you'll find in your spinal cord. Not only that, but the signals coming from these nerve cells actually tell the brain in your head what to do. Intrigued? Then tune in to this new podcast with Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, and learn how you can enhance your metabolism by giving the brain in your belly the attention it deserves.
Hayley is in her mid 20s and feeling super challenged by a constant onslaught of negative thoughts about her body. She also finds herself overeating and binge eating, and believes that when she has the perfect body, she can finally love herself. Her perfectionism is strangling her creativity and her happiness. She is clearly stuck and needs some new strategies. In Hayley's first compelling session, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped her come up with some surprising strategies and unique homework assignments that left Hayley feeling upbeat, renewed, and ready to shine in her life. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Hayley. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are inspiring!
Have you ever pushed yourself to include certain foods in your diet, even though you didn’t really enjoy them, because they were supposed to be “good for you”? We want to make the best dietary choices to keep our body healthy and happy, but we often miss this key factor: the role of pleasure in the digestive process. As it turns out, we can be eating the most nutritious food in the world, but if we don't like what we're eating, the body simply won’t be able to metabolize it to the fullest – and we might even be setting ourselves up to make less-healthy choices later on. In this fascinating new podcast episode, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, explains why Vitamin P – Pleasure – is an important part of any meal. Tune in to learn why, when it comes to healthy eating, enjoyment really matters.
Kim has been struggling with her weight for 28 years, and in the last 3 years she’s been dealing with low energy and fatigue. She has a solid knowledge of health and nutrition and has worked hard to lose weight and get her energy back, but is now feeling stuck and discouraged. Nothing is working, and she’s hit a dead end. In Kim's first session with Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating helped her discover an unexpected way through her weight and energy struggles that required Kim to radically change her dieting and health strategies, and her outlook on life. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Kim. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are surprising!
These days, there's a lot of talk in the nutrition world about carbohydrates. Some experts advocate low-carb diets while others swear by a high-carb plan. Then there are the debates about which carbs are good for you and which carbs should be avoided at all costs. It’s time to simplify what has become a complex conversation. In this empowering new podcast episode, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, explains how carbohydrates can fool the body into overeating, binge eating and weight gain – and what to do about it. She'll also detail the simple and elegant biology of how different types of carbohydrates impact the body in both positive and problematic ways.
Anastasia is a smart and loving woman who finds herself in a fascinating conundrum. She’s always wanted to be thin, and when she finally lost the last bunch of weight to get there, she was stressed about keeping it off. Then she found herself pregnant. And as hard as it was to admit, she felt disgusted with her “fat” pregnant body. Anastasia knews she should be seeing things differently, but she simply could not stop the self-attacking thoughts. In her first session, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped Anastasia with some great insights, powerful coaching and a no-nonsense approach. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Anastasia. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are truly uplifting!