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The Psychology of Eating Podcast

Real people. Real breakthroughs. For more than three decades, Marc David has helped millions discover the true causes of their unwanted eating habits like overeating, binge eating, emotional eating and the inability to lose weight. In this unscripted show, Marc coaches real clients using his unique blend of psychology and nutrition. Whether you want to transform your relationship with food or learn how you can help others, there’s no better place than The Psychology of Eating Podcast, and there’s no better way than hearing the stories of real people.
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Now displaying: May, 2019
May 30, 2019

Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating interviews Gudni Gunnarsson, a lifelong practitioner of yoga and physical fitness trainer. Gudni set out to develop a revolutionary fitness system for mind, body, and soul which became GloMotion. In this compelling interview, they discuss how self-love, acceptance, and forgiveness affects our health and overall well-being. This interview will introduce you to a new way of thinking about addiction, disease, and healing.

 

Watch the interview and read full transcript here

May 28, 2019

Whether we’re working on a big project for our boss, putting together a scrapbook for our kids, or choosing a great outfit to go dancing in, we all want our efforts to turn out well. But is it possible to take this desire too far? For some people, the fear of being seen as less than perfect can be a roadblock in the journey toward full and healthy self expression. If you’ve ever been told “You’re such a perfectionist” (or maybe even claimed that title for yourself), you won’t want to miss this podcast episode. Join Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, as he takes a close and honest look at the darker side of perfectionism – you’ll be fascinated by what you discover

May 25, 2019

If you believe you have weight to lose, chances are, you want it gone YESTERDAY. Unfortunately, body fat has a terrible reputation these days. The media, our doctors, and even our peers portray fat as a dangerous monster to be feared and loathed, so when we think about the weight we want to lose, our emotional reactions are likely to include panic, horror, disgust, embarrassment, and various other forms of rejection. We want to run away from our excess weight as fast as we can, but just like the villain in a scary movie, it always seems to be just one step behind us. What would happen if we just turned around, looked it in the eye, and gave it some love? Join Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, and find out in this game-changing podcast episode!

May 23, 2019

Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating interviews Amy Pershing, CEO and founder of Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA). Amy has pioneered an integrated approach for the treatment of BED, based on more than 25 years of clinical experience. In this compelling interview, they discuss how trauma, dieting and other issues can affect binge eating as well the difference between men and women identify with eating disorders.

 

Watch the interview video and read full transcript here

May 21, 2019

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of an extremely chaotic situation where you knew the people around you needed help, but you had no idea where to start? When things around you seem to be spiraling completely out of control, sometimes the very best thing you can do is go back to the basics. In this inspirational podcast episode, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, takes us on a hilarious and moving journey deep into the woods of West Virginia, where he learned a major lesson about how to be a true healer from a very unlikely source. Like any good Hollywood story, you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll feel your heart opening right up!

 
May 18, 2019

Here at the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, we’re committed to addressing the most compelling food and eating related concerns of our time, but there’s one syndrome that affects so many people, and yet has received almost no attention from the media or the medical community. We think it’s time to rectify that situation! If you are one of the thousands who suffer from Nutritional Confusion, look no further. In this insightful podcast episode, Marc David, founder of the Institute, explains what causes Nutritional Confusion and how to prevent your symptoms from recurring!

May 16, 2019

Mindful eating has been a popular topic for some time now, and for good reason. So what exactly is mindful eating, why is it so important, and what might be waiting for us if we look down the road and see what’s next? Join Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating as he adds a little spice and surprise to what it means to be an awakened eater. This brief and entertaining podcast episode just might leave you more informed, and certainly more inspired when it comes to how you nourish body and self.

May 14, 2019

Are you the kind of person who’s a little more sensitive to food? Do you notice that your body seems to be more affected by the world when you compare yourself to others? Or perhaps you know someone who falls into this category. Well, consider that some of us may very well be “Sensitive Nutritional Souls.” In this podcast, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating discusses this fascinating phenomenon and looks at some of the hidden metabolic and psychologic factors that drive the sensitive nutritional soul experience. This is a topic that’s becoming more and more important these days. This podcast episode comes with some great insights.

May 8, 2019

When it comes to the fascinating and complex topic of weight loss, it’s very helpful to remember that there’s no such thing as fast and easy weight loss. For sure, you’ll always hear stories of someone who shed a bunch of weight in a short amount of time. But they’re by far and away the exception to the rule. The world is still gaining weight, so whatever we’re doing simply isn’t working. For this reason, it’s time to let go of the quick fix weight loss solutions and focus on elsewhere to make changes. And one of the ideal places to find some wiser strategies is within us. Tune in to this surprising podcast episode where Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares a highly unique strategy when it comes to weight that’s been a big difference maker for so many people. We think you’ll be surprised at how effective and doable this strategy can be.

May 8, 2019

Food and nutrition are such honorable topics for any human to focus on. By now, the reasons for this are obvious. With this in mind, it seems that the #1 nutrition question so many of us ask is – what should I eat? And for sure, this is a key nutritional question. But there are a handful of other questions that can have a big impact when it comes to our nutritional health. Join Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating as he discusses 5 Super Important Questions to Ask Yourself About Food in this thought provoking podcast episode. We think these can be game changing questions that you might never have thought about, and that can make a powerful difference in your nutritional well being.

May 8, 2019

When asked to name their number one food-related challenge, many people will immediately say “emotional eating.” We’ve been taught that it’s bad to use food to help us process our emotions, but we find ourselves reaching for certain special snacks or meals to celebrate happy occasions and to console ourselves when we aren’t feeling so good. The contrast between what we do and what we think we SHOULD do can leave us feeling guilty, ashamed, or self-critical. But as Marc David suggests in this encouraging podcast episode, there’s another way to look at emotional eating – one that opens possibilities for growth and healing. Tune in now and find out how to reframe emotional eating as an opportunity instead of a problem!

May 8, 2019

Growing up can be tricky, and for young girls, the constant constant barrage of negative media messages about food and body pose an added challenge. As parents, teachers, or friends, we want to help the girls and young women in our lives develop a strong sense of their own inherent worth and beauty, and we also want to foster good, healthy eating habits that will stay with them for the rest of their lives. How can we support them in their journey to become confident, radiant, self-loving adults? In this powerful podcast episode, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares 6 essential messages that you can give your daughter to help her on her way!

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