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Do you have food FOMO?

Have you ever agonised for far too long about what to order at a restaurant? 

Ever struggled to turn down food or drink or an invite for a meal because you don't want to be left out? 

Do you see pictures of people dining out on facebook and feel like there's loads of fun stuff you're missing out on? 

Why do we get that feeling? 

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People Pleasing: Dealing with Saboteurs

In my last blog we looked at how to spot your weight loss saboteurs. In this blog we'll cover how to respond when people wittingly or unwittingly make your progress harder. Knowing that someone else's behaviour is unhelpful is one thing but knowing how to respond is a different challenge entirely.  

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Three reasons why you can't out exercise a bad diet

You may have heard it said before but it's true, you can't out exercise a bad diet. It's something I learnt myself when I lost weight. I've always been an active person and I figured that whenever I ate out a lot or had a string of social events to go to I'd just do an extra session or two at the gym. It's a nice idea but unfortunately it doesn't work like that.

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Why weight loss through self-control is destined to fail

Self-control is important. It stops you blurting out insensitive things at dinner parties, helps you spend your money on your bills rather than making extravagant purchases and it prevents you from telling your boss what you really think of those last minutes changes of plan. It's a good strategy for short term use but as long term strategy it can be tiring, frustrating and ultimately unsuccessful. 

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