Are you an emotional eater?

Watch my video to find out... If you want more, fill out my questionnaire: Loading… Today I'm asking 'Are you an emotional eater?' I'm going to share with you some questions that'll help you start to understand why it's hard to stop yourself eating. And it is hard! This will start to open up a [...]

How to lose weight steadily

  What you need to know about losing weight steadily There are a lot of reasons why losing weight is hard. Food is widely and cheaply available. From the checkout counter at Next, to the petrol station, we would have to actively go out of our way to not be tempted while we’re going about […]

Overcome dwelling on the negative

Do you focus on the negative? Have you ever found yourself dwelling on the one negative thing that happened, the criticism or mistake, instead of all the nice things you might have done that day? According to neuroscience, our brains are hardwired to have a bias towards negativity. This bias means that we are naturally […]

Why diets don’t work

Willpower is not enough to overcome overeating There is a social assumption in much of our culture that people who are overweight could just stop overeating, and do some exercise. Lots of people come into my office with stories of how their Doctor, Personal Trainer, or friends have told them to just cut down on […]

Social anxiety and nervousness

Are you nervous of attending that social event? I’ve run a social group for people not currently in relationship, for 9 years.   People are nervous The most common thing I get messages about, is how nervous people are about coming to one of my events. Not everybody puts themselves in this category, but I […]

Overcome habitual comfort overeating

One of my friends wished me 'Happy chocolate day!' on Easter Sunday. I've heard it said that there are 3 days of the year that you can have chocolate for breakfast; Christmas, your Birthday, and Easter Sunday. How difficult is it to resist that social norm?! This pervasive attitude is just one of the MYRIAD [...]

Neediness & codependency

How to deal with neediness, or codependency urges. Shelley Treacher MA Counselling Psychology MBACP This is a list of (by no means exhaustive or original) things that you can try if you have the excruciating, stomach wrenching experience of feeling rejected and unable to let someone go. There are lots of different ideas here so [...]