What we can learn from how we ate as infants

What we can learn from how we ate as infants

Whilst developing Appetite Retraining, I was on a huge learning curve. Despite decades of training and experience in providing psychological therapy, I was having to go back to first principles in order to think about eating and appetite in a way that could help me...
Professionals: Research on episodic memory yields a useful tip to help your clients cut down on snacking

Professionals: Research on episodic memory yields a useful tip to help your clients cut down on snacking

Human memory We have three types of memory processes – sensory memory, working memory (which used to be called short-term memory) and long-term memory. Long-term memory refers to anything stored sufficiently well to be accessible more than a few seconds later – not...
Can you stick to your New Year’s Resolutions if everything else in your life stays the same?

Can you stick to your New Year’s Resolutions if everything else in your life stays the same?

Now the excitement of a new decade is fading, you may find that your drive to stick to your New Year’s resolutions is coming unstuck. When you set out on January 1st with your Dry January, Veganuary or Whatever-else-anuary plan, you’ll have been trying to replace old...
Professionals: How you can use visual imagery to help your clients lose weight

Professionals: How you can use visual imagery to help your clients lose weight

Mental imagery or visualisation has long been used in psychological therapies, partly because of its powerful healing potential. It is this healing potential that we can harness in working to help people change unhelpful eating habits and lose weight. Your client’s...