Have you ever had a bad habit that you just couldn’t get rid of? Unwanted habits can eat away at us like nothing else. And that’s why there’s a huge industry built on helping people defeat their overeating habits, sugar habits, smoking habits and more. But what exactly is a habit, anyways? Where do they come from, why are they here, and is there a simple approach that can empower us to release unwanted habits for good? Check out this unique podcast episode where Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares some fascinating distinctions about the habit changing process that can make a big difference.
Amy is a bright, motivated professional who has a great life, a wonderful career, and a beautiful family. Her challenge is a poor “belly image” – she simply doesn’t like her midsection, and the fat that naturally occupies it. She feels good about the rest of her body, but her stomach fat feels completely unacceptable to her and it silently bothers to the point where it impacts her self-esteem and confidence. Amy knows she should change this way of thinking, but can’t figure out how. In her first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped Amy with an unexpected strategy for success that has her inspired to move forward like never before. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Amy and hear about the great progress whe's made since her first session!
Have you ever known something was bad for you, but felt compelled to go for it anyway? Maybe you had an overpowering craving for a food, and you knew it wouldn't make you feel very good, but you just couldn't resist the temptation. If you've been there - and so many of us have, at some point in our lives - please don't beat yourself up. You simply experienced the power of a symbolic substitute, a psychological process that’s part of our complex and beautiful human nature. In this inspirational new podcast episode, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, explains where these powerful urges come from, and how you can redirect their energy toward fulfilling your most cherished dreams.
Holly has a fascinating challenge with food: she’s afraid to be hungry and afraid that there won’t be enough to eat. She hoards food in the fridge, and she finds herself worrying that she’ll go hungry even though she can well afford what she needs. Holly knows she could be coming from a much better place, but doesn’t quite know how to get there. In Holly's first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped Holly discover the brilliant reason behind her fear of being hungry, and how she can use this challenge to make herself a more empowered woman. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Holly. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are uplifting!
Metabolism has been a hot topic for a long time now. So many people want to change their metabolism and make it faster and more powerful. But when someone says "I want to boost my metabolism," what do they really mean? As it turns out, the term "metabolism" means different things to many different people, and some of the most common definitions you'll hear from the scientific community may be a little out of date. In this fascinating new podcast episode, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, explores the classic understanding of metabolism - and offers a fresh, contemporary and surprising update. Tune in and find out some unusual ways to keep your metabolism humming.
Natalie has been hooked on sugar since childhood. Now in her 30s, she realizes that sugar seems to be controlling her in a big way. It depletes her mood, her energy, and her brainpower, and she can’t figure out how to free herself. Sugar gives her a temporary high, but it soon leaves her feeling guilty and in a fog. In her first session with Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, Natalie discovered that the way to solve her problem with sugar involves realizing that sugar isn’t really the problem she thinks it is, and that it’s really pointing to something deeper and far more interesting and important. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Natalie. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are phenomenal!
If you've ever tried to boost your metabolism, you probably started by taking a look at diet and exercise. Of course, these play an important role, but there’s much more to the story. The research is showing us that emotions, thoughts, our level of stress, our past experiences, and so many more aspects of our inner world generate chemical reactions in the brain and digestive system that have a very real and measurable impact on how we metabolize a meal. Don't miss this fascinating new video from IPEtv where Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares doable, common-sense techniques for turbocharging your metabolism without changing anything you eat!
Monica wants to lose 30 pounds, and even when it comes off, she can’t maintain it for long. She’s in her 50s and weight has been a lifelong challenge. She does so many of the right things for weight loss, but she's stuck on a plateau and can’t find any answers. She also suffers with bouts of low energy, that oddly improves whenever she's traveling, learning, and spending time doing what she’s passionate about. In Monica's first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped her to discover a completely unexpected strategy to get lighter that left her with a whole new sense of hope, purpose, and energy. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Monica. The progress she's made since her first session will inspire you!