FREE BOOK: How to Use Dreams to Help You Stop Overeating

I wrote my dissertation about the relationship between creativity and dreams.  My idea was that we shouldn’t so much always be asking “what does my dream mean?” as “what can it help me solve?”   It turns out dreams CAN help you solve important problems in your life.  They can be a rich source of motivation […]

The Big Problem with Food Guidelines

When it comes to food, traditional advice leans towards setting guidelines rather than strict rules.  For example, if you’ve got a problem with chocolate, most people think it would be better to say “I avoid chocolate most of the time” (a guideline) vs. “Except for Saturdays, I will never eat chocolate again” (a rule).   They believe this […]

How to Recover from a Binge FAST…

If you make a food mistake, your Inner Pig(tm) will immediately attempt to turn it into a full-fledged food orgy:  “You cheated!  You cheated!  You cheated!  You cheated!!!  See? Your Food Plan doesn’t mean anything!  The Hell with this ‘Never Binge Again!’ stuff.  You’ll have to try something else to control me.  You’ve blown it so i […]