Step 2 ~ Be Aware of Diet Mentality Traits and Thinking

FORGET WILLPOWER: Susan Z. Yanovski, M.D. has said, “While no doctor would expect a patient to “will” blood pressure to normal levels, physicians frequently expect their overweight patient to “will” their weight loss by restricting their food” We’ve all heard it “all you need is will power and little self-control.” In a 1993 Gallup Poll, the … Continue reading Step 2 ~ Be Aware of Diet Mentality Traits and Thinking

Step 1 ~ Recognize and Acknowledge the Damage that Dieting Causes

In the best-selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen Covey popularized the concept of paradigm shifts. A paradigm is a model or frame of reference by which we perceive and understand the world. In the world of weight management, dieting is the cultural paradigm by which we attempt to control our … Continue reading Step 1 ~ Recognize and Acknowledge the Damage that Dieting Causes