Cravings

Junk Food

Why it's so hard to turn down junk food

Happy Holidays! 🙂 Recently, I was shopping and I came across this sign. “Shopping in NYC is a challenge…You deserve a treat! Grab a .99 cent bag of candy!” Yes, [...] Read More
Distraction

How to stop thinking about food

I wanted to share a valuable lesson that can help you stop thinking about food. It can help you get over cravings. It can also help you stop thinking about [...] Read More
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Do you eat well all day but lose control at night? Here's why and what to do about it.

The homo economicus view of human beings states that we think and choose unfailingly well, and we fit within the text book picture of economists. In other words: According to [...] Read More
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How to make a craving vanish like a fart in the wind

Temptations are everywhere! : ( What to do? Here in lies the question we all face: Do we listen to our short term or long term self when it comes [...] Read More
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The reason why you're eating junk food and how to stop

Sarah, an MBT client, wrote in her report last night, “I don’t know why I ate crap at the mall. I wasn’t even particularly hungry.” This is worth exploring. This [...] Read More
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Fight cravings with this Zen Parable

One day, walking through the wilderness, a man stumbled upon a sleeping tiger. As he tried to sneak past, the tiger awoke and began to chase the man. The man [...] Read More
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How to eat your favorite meals all the time (sorta)

Who wants to eat their favorite meals all of the time without the consequences of eating your favorite meals all of the time? Today, I want to share a tactic [...] Read More

What to do when you can't stop thinking about food

“Adam help me! I can’t stop thinking about food!” This post will help. “Do I want this?” “No, I don’t want this!” “Do I want this?” “No, I don’t!” “How [...] Read More

How to delay gratification + a mindset to get over cravings

How do I delay instant gratification is a question I get asked often. It’s not always easy. But, if we have a different way of thinking about gratification it’ll be [...] Read More

How to stop cravings

“How do I stop cravings?” is one of the most common questions I get. It’s hard to stick to our plan once a craving hits. What to do? Here in [...] Read More

How to overcome temptation

Many people ask me how to overcome temptation so I’m going to share a story with you in hopes that it’ll give you a different perspective. A few weeks ago [...] Read More

A Zen Parable for you to think about this weekend

One day, walking through the wilderness, a man stumbled upon a sleeping tiger. As he tried to sneak past, the tiger awoke, and began to chase the man. The man [...] Read More

A weird reason why we eat junk food

“Do I want this?” “No, I don’t want this!” “Do I want this?” “No, I don’t!” “How many calories is it?” You don’t want this!” “I deserve this!” “Eh, screw [...] Read More

A strange reason why you might actually be eating junk

“Do I want this?” “No, I don’t want this!” “Do I want this?” “No, I don’t!” “How many calories is it?” You don’t want this!” “I deserve this!” “Eh, screw [...] Read More

When are you happier? A lesson from an NBA star.

Sometimes it’s important to get back to the basics. Sometimes it’s easy to forget why we’re embracing the discomfort and why discomfort is our compass. Meaning sometimes it’s easy to [...] Read More

Temptations everywhere? Here's how to think so you can stay strong

Total reading time: 3 minutes. With the holidays rapidly approaching, and temptations everywhere, I wanted to share with you how I get over cravings and urges and temptations. Do yourself [...] Read More

A weird reason why you might be eating indulgently

“Do I want this?” “No, I don’t want this!” “Do I want this?” “NO, I don’t!” “How many calories is it?” You don’t want this!” “I really want it though!” [...] Read More

A NEW term that just might help you get over cravings

Total reading time: 3 minutes. A few weeks ago, right smack in the middle of the day, the opportunity to ride a Segway was presented to me. I had never [...] Read More

A weird reason why you might be eating junk food

“Do I want this?” “No, I don’t want this!” “Do I want this?” “No, I don’t!” “How many calories is it?” You don’t want this!” “I really want it though!” [...] Read More

How to not give into those insanely persistent afternoon and nighttime cravings

Before I teach you how to get over those annoyingly persistent afternoon and relentless nighttime cravings, I’m going to teach you how to swim. “Why in the world would learning [...] Read More

When you should absolutely play the lotto, and how to get over feeling deprived

Happy Friday! I feel like all I’ve been hearing about for the past few days is this $640 million dollar (it keeps getting bigger) Mega Millions jackpot spanning 42 states. [...] Read More

Got a craving? Maybe the key to getting over it is to stop being so self-centered.

We worked hard to get to this point. Let’s keep pushing forward! Easier said than done, of course. Because we might find ourselves with a persistent craving. Here in lies [...] Read More

A strange reason why you might actually be eating junk (plus, win a special prize)

“Do I want this?” “No, I don’t want this!” “Do I want this?” “No, I don’t!” “How many calories is it?” You don’t want this!” “I deserve this!” “Eh, screw [...] Read More

A weird reason why you might actually be eating junk

“Do I want this?” “No, I don’t want this!” “Do I want this?” “No, I don’t!” “How many calories is it?” You don’t want this!” “I really want it though!” [...] Read More

How to beat cravings long term

Many of us have addictions to certain types of food. For example, every night after dinner this one client ‘has to have’ her mint chocolate ice cream. Another client is [...] Read More

Why a cookie has so much power over us

Why the heck does, say, a cookie have so much power over us? I swear, if someone attributes overeating to a lack of willpower one more time, I’m going to [...] Read More

Do you feel deprived? Here's how to change that…

Deprivation is a popular word when it comes to losing weight. No one wants to feel deprived but everyone wants to lose weight. Something has to give… Let’s explore. Shall [...] Read More

Are you junk food intolerant?

I hope you had a wonderful weekend that was hurricane free! Sometimes when it rains a lot, I have the desire to stay in and relax and snuggle up with [...] Read More

A simple tactic to get rid of a craving

Happy Saturday! You worked hard to get to this point – why give in now? Let’s keep pushing forward! Easier said than done, of course, for many reasons. One of [...] Read More
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Mouth Cravings – What They Are and How To Get Rid Of Them

It’s helpful to know the difference between hunger and a craving. Hunger comes on gradually. Our stomach starts to growl, we feel a tad lightheaded or we just feel empty [...] Read More

How to Stop Craving Sugar

A client sent me this article about a trainer that purposely tried to gain weight. Apparently, he wanted to be able to better empathize with his clients on why they’d [...] Read More

Underestimating Hot, Hot, Hot

The homo economicus view of human beings states that we think and choose unfailingly well, and we fit within the text book picture of economists. According to economists we will [...] Read More

SSF is Killing Us!

America has become a food fun house of sugary, salty and fatty delights. The ultimate question is: Do you feel happier when you eat this junk? When we eat junk, [...] Read More

Addictions and Alcohol and how it Relates to our Fitness

I hope all the Mothers out there had a fantastic weekend! Let’s get right into it. Some tough stuff to start the week but that’s okay, we’re tough people! Over [...] Read More

Stop Entertaining!

Tiger Woods at the Master’s huh? Sorry. It’s just fascinating to me. Anyway, many people work in office environments where food is everywhere. They have stocked kitchens or coworkers who [...] Read More

Fact or Fiction: Cravings Fade

There’s a rumor around town that if you don’t give into a craving it’ll come back again and again. Ya know the old, “I might as well just eat this [...] Read More