Category: Weight management

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The top 10 personal reasons why people do not seek therapy

You want therapy to succeed. That’s why you made the effort to attend , and are willing to discuss how your situation can improve. However, some factors can make it more likely that the therapy may fail, or not succeed as well as it it could. The good news is that they are all within your control.

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How to succeed and conquer your inner critic

Most of us are familiar with that inner voice that tells us “I’m not good enough”, “I will fail”, “I haven’t prepared enough”, “I’m no good at that” “They will see through me” “I’m still fat despite following that diet”. The little voice in our mind can either spur us on to greater achievements, or demolish our self-confidence.

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What’s good about stopping Fast Food?

“Fast food” is not just what we buy in fast food restaurants. It includes processed foods such as chips, lollies, breakfast cereals, white flour, baked goods, and other high-calorie, low-nutrient foods. In this post, we’ll look at all the good things that happen when we cut out fast food!

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How to stop eating fast foods

Fast food is designed to appeal to our inbuilt brain pathways to trigger cravings. Tips and hints on how to use psychology to replace fast foods with healthier and more enjoyable alternatives.

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Fast Food: Do You Really Need It?

Did you know that our cravings for junk food are actually encouraged by food manufacturers? This post explains how they spend an enormous number of research dollars on this by balancing the ratio of fat, sugar, salt and other chemicals to over-ride our “stop” signals.

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Can you be healthy while overweight?

Can you be fit while fat? Does being overweight directly affect your quality of life? It may not be apparent until a few years have passed. But just because the effects of being overweight are not showing doesn’t mean that they are not there.

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Sneaky ways to be successful at losing weight

Why do some people find it so easy to lose weight? Genetics can play a part, and foods with the “bliss point” ratio of salt, sweetness and fat can tempt us to eat! Neurological changes, stress, and hormones can also affect weight loss. This article gives tips to help you succeed.

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Self-care – you’re worth it!

Mental health is recognised as extremely important. The Australian Government is spending $74 million over 2019-20 and 2020-21 on mental health services. In this post, we focus on the fact that you’re worth it! Its worth spending time and resources on self-care, and this post gives some ideas on how to do this!

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A great time to stop smoking the easy way, and boost your health

While helping people stop smoking, I often hear that the habit is linked to situations, or activities that people do at a certain time of day. This post explains the benefits of being a non smoker,and methods of quitting.

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Online hypnosis – effective, and the way of the future!

Some people wonder how hypnotherapy works using computer software. After all, do you not need to be in the same room as the hypnotherapist to obtain therapy? This post explains the types of hypnotherapy that can be delivered online, and the advantages of the face-to-face online service.

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An easy way to trigger your success

This blogpost explains how habits can be reinforced by triggers. It also explains how manipulating these triggers can strengthen good habits while helping to stop unwanted habits.

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Is there any difference between hypnosis and meditation?

One of the most common questions that I am asked is “Are hypnosis and meditation the same thing?” This post offers definitions of both, lists some similarities and differences, plus offers guidance on how to choose between them.