Treat Yourself to a New Relationship with Food

Treat Yourself to a New Relationship with Food

Not long now until this tumultuous year draws to a close. Many of us are looking forward to drawing a line under 2020 and beginning again on a new page. Some big things changed this year for me. The nature of my work changed enormously. Merely a year ago I hadn’t even...
Why do you always seem to have room for dessert?

Why do you always seem to have room for dessert?

Being able to make room for dessert even when we’ve eaten our fill at a meal has been dubbed the “dessert stomach” or “second stomach”. Of course, we humans only have one stomach, and being tempted by the dessert menu isn’t because we have another stomach. It’s a...
How a behavioural switch can help you stop eating

How a behavioural switch can help you stop eating

One of the reasons many of us eat more than we need is that we eat beyond the point of feeling full. It’s so easy to keep eating when the food is delicious but day-in, day-out this can lead to feeling out of control around food. Learning how to stop eating when we’re...
Professionals: The new Canadian Obesity Guidelines on behavioural interventions

Professionals: The new Canadian Obesity Guidelines on behavioural interventions

Obesity Canada have published new guidelines on clinical practice which include a chapter on psychological and behavioural interventions in obesity management. If you work with people who live with obesity it’s really worth reading. Here’s a glimpse of what’s in the...
Guest Blog: Dr Jen Unwin on “Sugar Addiction”

Guest Blog: Dr Jen Unwin on “Sugar Addiction”

My guest, Dr Jen Unwin I invited Dr Jen Unwin, Consultant Clinical and Health Psychologist to write a blog on the subject of sugar addiction. This is a particular interest of hers, and she’ll be running a residential workshop in Bristol in May 2021, details of...