Professionals: How to enhance working memory to help your client to eat less

Professionals: How to enhance working memory to help your client to eat less

Photo by creatv-eight for Unsplash I recently wrote a blog titled “What is working memory and why does it matter for weight loss?” where I explained that we only have limited brain capacity, and we need some of this capacity when we want to change how we eat. In...
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...
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...