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How to stop overeating and lose weight on the diet of your choice
Glenn Livingston Ph.D.
It's natural to compare ourselves to the "average" other person on body image and health behaviors. Unfortunately, in modern society, being average leads to horrendous health outcomes.
If binge-eating disorder has an incidence of only approximately 2.6%, why are 42.4% of Americans obese and 73.6% overweight?
A subtle twist of logic perpetrated by the food industry may lead you to overeat. Use this powerful tweak to sever the link.
What if changing just a few words in how you thought about and described your emotional eating experiences could help you stop for good?
A glimpse into the more unusual side of the life of a clinical psychologist.
Saying "I'll start my diet tomorrow" is the oldest lie in the book. Find out how to overcome this pernicious pattern so you can accomplish your health and fitness goals.
You probably know the questions most people ask about living life as a psychologist, but the answers may surprise you!
The most common questions people ask psychologists often reflect a misunderstanding of what we actually do.
When you've got a lot of weight to lose, the task can seem both daunting and demoralizing—unless you do this.
Most people think overcoming emotional eating requires years of in-depth soul-searching and analysis. But what if other forces were at work that had nothing to do with your past?
Did you gain a few pounds during the pandemic? Here's an easy way to lose them without driving yourself crazy.
Is the stress of the virus adding inches to your waistline? It doesn't have to.
Most people feel pressure to be "normal" and eat like everyone else. But when "normality" and health conflict, becoming a food weirdo may be the only way to stop overeating!
How serious is the coronavirus threat? Should we quake in fear?
A simple and free technique can give you greater control over your eating no matter how triggered you may feel by certain foods.
What if comfort food wasn't really comforting?
Tired of turning yourself upside down again and again for your diet? See what the research says on finding permanent weight loss motivation.
What's the single best thing about being a therapist, counselor, or psychologist? The answer may surprise you.
Ever wanted to spend a day in the shoes of a psychologist? Consider these thoughts about the questions we get asked most often.
Are your late-night food cravings wearing you down? These five power principles to overcome nighttime overeating might be just what you need.
Nighttime overeating troubles more than 150,000,000 people in the United States alone; 57 percent say they eat more than they planned to after 7pm. Are you one of them?
Our recent national survey indicates 57 percent of the population eats more than they planned to at night! Are you one of the millions who's good all day but blows their diet at night?
True or False: If you hate fruit and vegetables, you'll never be able to permanently lose weight. False! Read this to see why.
Do you ever wish there were something simple you could do to effortlessly eat healthier? Try these five practical, evidence based tips!
It's common to think overeating is a problem with which we must chronically wrestle, but this isn't necessarily the case! Here are three important observations to prove it.
People turn to emotional eating when life is difficult, and are tempted to go back to it if life continues to be difficult when they stop. Here's the way out.
True or false? We should cultivate a fear of strong food cravings if we ever want to stop overeating. False!
What if you could use your favorite quote to obliterate your desire to emotionally overeat?
Most people have never considered how common phrases like "XYZ food triggered me to overeat" are sabotaging their sense of control over their diet and their lives! (Paradigm Shift)
After an eating mistake, most people get caught up with negative emotions that actually make the next mistake more likely. Read this brief article to help you break the cycle.
Dr. Glenn Livingston is a psychologist and author of the book Never Binge Again. His unusual insights on overeating derive from decades of research and his own recovery.