Holistic Health Workshops & Events
Why Choose an Eating Psychology Program?
Posted on October 23, 2014
What, exactly, is eating psychology? For a lot of us, when we hear the term, we immediately think of eating disorders. That’s certainly a part of the eating psychology landscape, but it’s not the whole picture. The psychology of eating refers to the many ways that our thoughts and emotions impact—and are impacted by—what and how we eat. So what does it mean to be a professional working in the field of eating psychology? There are two main routes you can go. The first is working with people who are suffering from eating disorders. The second is working with those whose struggles around the psychology of eating may not have reached that level, but are presenting real challenges that are holding them back from living their fullest lives. Here’s what you need to know about each option.
Body Image for Women: 5 Great Tips
Posted on October 22, 2014
Body image concerns plague both men and women. Unrealistic portrayals of masculinity—the idea that for a man to be desirable, you should be able to bounce a dime off his pecs—are insidious and need to be taken seriously. There is a unique spin when it comes to women, though. Culturally, we behave as if a significant portion of a woman’s value as a person is determined by her perceived physical attractiveness. And of course, this causes all kind of insecurities and feelings of inadequacy. So what can women do to create a sense of self-worth that’s not dependent upon how closely they resemble society’s arbitrary and nearly impossible standards of beauty? Here are some suggestions.
The Best Health Coach Training for Women
Posted on October 19, 2014
There are a lot of health coach training programs out there, and it’s natural for women to be curious about which programs suit their unique needs and interests. It’s important to understand that there is no single “best” training for women, but the ones that tend to be better matches for them are those that acknowledge that women often have different learning styles and interests.
New Free Video Series: What is Dynamic Eating Psychology?
Posted on July 29, 2014
Interested in learning more about the powerful body of work we teach here at the Institute? Marc David and Emily Rosen have created a new FREE video series called "What is Dynamic Eating Psychology?” Together they deliver a clear and straight-shooting overview of the challenges we face with food, and they provide some provocative content that can forever change the way you understand eating, and that can make make a big difference in your nutritional and emotional health.
2nd Annual Eating Psychology Online Conference: On Sale Now!
Posted on June 12, 2014
This was a hugely popular online event in 2013; the feedback was truly tremendous, and it inspired us to make the 2014 conference even more memorable. Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, interviewed over 45 fascinating experts. We explored leading-edge thinking in the fields of eating psychology, [...]
Online Conscious Sexuality and Relationship Conference Package: On Sale Now!
Posted on March 19, 2014
We had such a memorable and provocative online event: The Conscious Sexuality and Relationship Conference with hosts Marc David and Emily Rosen and sponsored by our new sister Institute – The Institute for Conscious Sexuality and Relationship! The Conscious Sexuality an [...]
Online Future of Nutrition Conference Package: On Sale Now!
Posted on December 23, 2013
Now more than ever, it’s time for a whole new understanding of nutrition. We have abundant access to facts and information in this exciting field, but we often need to search long and hard for true healing wisdom. Nutrition is a wildly diverse science. Every expert seems to have something different and even contradi [...]