I pay people to make me unconfortable-and I love it. No it's not a wierd sex thingRead More
I know how someone's diet is going without them talking to me? How?
Usually, it's because they aren't talking to me at all.
It's not uncommon for someone to start to lose weight with me and be really engaged and communicative but then all of a sudden go silent. I've learnt not to take it personally. I know that what is going on is a classic case of an Ostrich mindset.Read More
Ever done this? You've set out to achieve something, you take action and slowly you start to see some progress unfold but then you get stuck and you can't seem to break through and finally crack it?
Here are five questions to ask yourself when you get stuck.Read More
I've been blogging about the mindset of weight loss for a while now so I thought it was time to share my personal journey with you.
Today is all about getting started and the mindset of getting started and how to lay firm foundations.
In the video we cover the three things you need to lay firm foundations for successful weight loss.Read More
Everyone has an opinion. Especially when it comes to what to eat and how we look. But just because people have opinions it doesn’t mean we need to take all of them to heart. We need to choose whose advice we listen to wisely, if we are to avoid having our best efforts undermined.Read More
If you've been following this Slim Thinking Blog for a while you'll know that managing your weight is (very) broadly about how you see yourself, the things you value, your beliefs and self-talk. So assuming you've got those in a good place you should be well on track. So here's a question:
Why would going on holiday change any of those things above?Read More
This week I did a curious thing. I paid a woman to find the most painful, tender parts of my body and work her elbow into them. It was painful and I walked away bruised and sore. Afterwards, I paid her my hard earned money and thanked her, promising to return in future. Why would I do that?Read More
We are all familiar with the idea of drowning your sorrows with alcohol and we would recognise when someone close to us was using alcohol to numb their feelings. So why are less quick to recognise when people are 'feeding their feelings' instead of experiencing them?Read More
Willpower doesn't exist.
We've all experienced a lack of what we call 'willpower' so we think it must be real. That sounds reasonable until you think about what willpower actually means . Here's why willpower isn't what we think it is.Read More