Eating Psychology & Mind Body Nutrition Articles
We Don’t Know How Much Anyone Should Weigh – with Marc David
Posted on August 26, 2014
Do you have a magic number in your mind of exactly how much you're supposed to weigh? Do you imagine that when you reach this magic number life will be amazing, your dreams will come true, people will love love you, and you’ll live happily ever after? So many people put a lot of power into weighing a very specific number of pounds. And that unquestioned faith in a "made up" number can often drive us to follow all kinds of intense diet and exercise programs that can leave us unhappy and unfulfilled. It’s time to re-examine how much we think we should weigh. In this informative and engaging video from IPEtv, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating shares some great insights that can take your relationship with food and weight to a whole new place.
Food Addiction Made Super Simple – with Emily Rosen
Posted on August 26, 2014
Food addiction is a hot topic these days, and for good reason. So many people need to better understand how to manage their intense cravings or attachments to certain foods. The challenge is though, there’s also quite a bit of confusion as to what food addiction is and isn’t. Too many people believe that they have a food addiction when they truly don’t, while others have no idea that they biology has been hijacked and they’re indeed addicted. Well, it’s time to understand food addiction in a clear and simple way. In this great video from IPEtv, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating does just that. She puts food addiction in a digestible and fascinating context. We think you’ll make some excellent connections and discoveries!
Hear from our Graduates about the Eating Psychology Coach Certification Training!
Posted on August 20, 2014
In case you didn’t know, our premier professional offering here at the Institute is our 8-month, distance learning Eating Psychology Coach Certification Training. At the end of the Training, we offer an optional, live, 3-day event. This is a wonderful weekend of connection, integration, celebration, and some great new learning. This past May, we filmed some of our students as they shared about their experience in the Training. Our hearts were warmed and we smiled so much as we watched student after student express their appreciation, talk about their breakthroughs, and celebrate the ways that their professional life and their personal world were forever changed. Please check out this inspiring video. It’s a great way to get a sense of what’s possible in this one-of-a-kind online educational experience.
Announcing the Video Contest Winners for the Eating Psychology Coach Certification Training
Posted on August 19, 2014
We recently held a contest for scholarships for our premier professional offering - the Eating Psychology Coach Certification Training - and we’re thrilled with the results. We asked participants to create a brief video titled “ Why I Want to Win a Scholarship to the Eating Psychology Coach Training.” We also asked that it be real, honest, personal, and to include whatever creative touches felt right. Winners were chosen based on content of the video, the overall feel, how it moved us, and the number of views the video received.
The Psychology of the Perfect Diet – with Marc David
Posted on August 19, 2014
Many people are on an endless search for the one perfect diet that can help them have perfect health, perfect energy, perfect weight, and a life without any doubts when it comes to eating. Indeed, there are plenty of experts who are willing to sell you their version of the perfect way to eat. The challenge is, every nutrition guru has a different approach, and it often leaves us confused or disappointed. It's time for some nutritional empowerment. In this fascinating video from IPEtv, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating shares some great distinctions that can help you see your relationship with perfection in a whole new light. These are some excellent insights you can put into action immediately that can make a real difference. Watch the video HERE: http://youtu.be/DxUDPSVlRQ4
2 More Unexpected Tips for a Powerful Digestion – with Emily Rosen
Posted on August 18, 2014
The digestive system is ground zero when it comes to health and nutrition. It’s where the action is, and where all good things begin when it comes to our most empowered metabolism. Our earlier video - 2 Unexpected Tips for a Powerful Digestion - was so well received that we’re sharing a great follow up - 2 MORE Unexpected Tips for a Powerful Digestion. In this video from IPEtv, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating reveals some tips for a more empowered digestion that will likely surprise you, and leave you with some great new tools. Tune in to find out this great information. We think you’ll make some excellent connections and discoveries! To see the video, simply go HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Nz2eb06bSg
Your Metabolic Journey – with Marc David
Posted on August 6, 2014
One of the most powerful and amazing dimensions when it comes to our health is our personal story. Who we are, the life we've lived, and the challenges and triumphs we've faced not only create our identity in a deeply personal way, but also impact us profoundly when it comes to our biology. We refer to this lifelong story as "Your Metabolic Journey." In this fascinating video from IPEtv, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares some powerful distinctions that can help you see food, your body, and your health in a whole new light. These are some excellent insights you can put into action immediately that can make a real difference for any eating or health concern.
The Spectrum of Nutrition – with Emily Rosen
Posted on August 5, 2014
Far too many people have searched without success for the one true way to eat or the perfect diet or nutritional system. For sure, there are many experts in the nutrition universe who claim that their way of eating is clearly the best for all of humanity. But the result of all this "nutritional infighting" is a lot of confusion and frustration for those of us who are expecting clear and scientific answers that every scientist could get behind. Well, it's time for a fresh new conversation about nutrition! In this fascinating and informative video from IPEtv, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares some great insights into how nutrition exists on a spectrum, and there are indeed many different ways to successfully nourish the human body. We think this video can be very enlightening if you've been wondering which diet or nutritional approach is the best one. Let us know what you think!
2nd Annual Eating Psychology Online Conference!
Posted on July 30, 2014
Marc David here: We just wrapped up one of our most popular and well-loved online events! The 2nd Annual Eating Psychology Online Conference was such a very sweet success. The feedback was wonderful, and so many people had life changing insights and [...]
FREE LIVE Webinar about our Eating Psychology Coach Certification Training
Posted on July 28, 2014
If you’re interested in our Eating Psychology Coach Certification Training, we have a great way for you to learn more! It’s a FREE webinar, and it’s happening on Wednesday, August 6th at 6:00 PM (EST), USA
How to Help Someone with An Eating Challenge – with Marc David
Posted on July 25, 2014
Do you know someone who clearly struggles with food or body issues? Have you ever wondered how you can best be with family, friends, loved ones, or anyone who's in pain with body image, excess weight, binge eating, emotional eating, or any kind of disordered relationship with food? These days, so many people face challenges with eating, and it's important to know how you can be with them in a way that's supportive, helpful, and empowers you in the face of something that seemingly can't be fixed. In this fascinating video from IPEtv, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating shares 4 great strategies to that can help you help just about anyone who's facing an eating challenge - even when you don't know what to do. These are some excellent insights you can put into action immediately that can make a real difference.
Food is a Doorway – with Emily Rosen
Posted on July 25, 2014
Many people think of food as merely a bunch of nutrients that you eat or something that simply exists to fuel your body. Those who have eating concerns or challenges tend to look at food as a problem, as the enemy, or as something we have to overcome because it's so powerful and makes us lose control. Well, it's time to see food in a new way. In this great video from IPEtv, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares how food is a doorway. Food presents for us an amazing opportunity to make some discoveries about ourselves that can forever change who we are, while helping us to transform our eating concerns in a whole new way. We think you'll make some fascinating connections and discoveries!
Food Really is Love – with Marc David
Posted on July 16, 2014
Have you ever been told that you’re using food as a substitute for love? Have you ever felt guilt or embarrassment about using food in this way? Or do you know someone who seems to constantly reach for food when love just isn’t available? Well, the good news is that this strategy might not be as bad as we think. In fact, it may even make some perfect sense. In this fascinating video from IPEtv, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating shares some great insights about food and love. We deserve to have each of these in our lives, and in plenty of abundance. But first, we need to remove some of the outdated beliefs that get in the way of our true nourishment and happiness. Check out this video and learn how!
The Most Important Exercise Secret Ever – with Emily Rosen
Posted on July 14, 2014
Just about everybody knows or has heard about the importance of exercise. And many of us are truly on board with moving our bodies and feeling the great benefits that exercise can bring. But there’s a hidden and often slightly darker side to exercise, and it’s this: many people exercise, but they just don’t like it. It's as if exercise is a punishment for eating, or having body fat, or not looking perfect. What’s more, a large number of people simply refuse to exercise for this very reason - it feels like punishment for a crime. Well, it’s time to turn this around. Tune into this fascinating video from IPEtv as Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating shares the best kept secret about about exercise that can completely change the way you experience movement forever!
This Nutritional Toxin Will Surprise You – with Marc David
Posted on July 9, 2014
It’s hard to avoid the seemingly endless amount of toxins that we’re exposed to via the air, water, our food, cosmetics, in the workplace, household items, and so much more. For sure, it’s a great strategy to try to clean up the toxins in your world as best you can. What many people tend to miss when it comes to detoxification are the toxins we self generate. Meaning emotional toxins that can pollute our mind and ultimately drain the body. In this video from IPEtv, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, reveals a potent mental/emotional toxin that’s well worth letting go of: Judgment. Learn how to empower yourself and your metabolism with some clear advice on letting goof judgment when it comes to food, body and life.
The New Vitamin A – with Emily Rosen
Posted on July 7, 2014
Whenever we discover a new nutrient that has an important function in the human body, or when science finds yet another compelling benefit of a particular vitamin or mineral, the response is usually one of excitement and scientific celebration. Well, here at the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, we’ve identified what we believe is a whole new form of Vitamin A. It’s called Authenticity. If you include more of this unique vitamin A compound in your life, some amazing benefits can happen. Check out this new video from IPEtv as Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute reveals how authenticity can help us feel more energized, how it empowers our relationship with food, and indeed how it’s a surprise bonus when it comes to transforming just about any eating challenge
Win a Scholarship for the Eating Psychology Coach Certification Training!
Posted on July 2, 2014
Many of you know about our internationally acclaimed Eating Psychology Coach Certification Training. This is our premier, distance learning, online professional training that gives you both the skills AND the confidence to work with the most common and compelling eating concerns of our times - weight, overeating, binge and emotional eating, endless dieting, body image, digestion, immunity, mood, fatigue and much more. This 250 hour professional training is designed to greatly enhance your already existing practice, or to help you la [...]
A Breakthrough Approach to Weight – with Marc David
Posted on June 25, 2014
It’s time to spice up the conversation of weight and its loss with some honest and straight shooting talk. It’s also time to introduce some fresh ideas about what’s really going on with weight. Tune in as Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares some great insights on this compelling topic. You’ll hear plenty of facts and distinctions from nutritional science, and eating psychology, that factor into the weight loss-weight gain equation. A great video from IPEtv. Not to be missed!
Are Numbers Ruining Your Nutritional Health? – with Emily Rosen
Posted on June 23, 2014
Surprisingly enough, there’s a psychology to how we relate to numbers that can have a powerful impact on both our nutritional and emotional health. Tune in as Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares some great insights on this fascinating topic. You’ll discover how we can give away our power to numbers when it comes to weight and to calories. Equally important, you’ll get inspired by how you can reclaim your power around calories and weight, and create a more nourishing relationship with food. This is another great video from IPEtv!
Eating Sexy – with Marc David
Posted on June 12, 2014
Have you noticed that there are a lot of people who want food to make them sexy? Perhaps if we eat the right diet, the secret mix of foods, or the latest supplements, then we’d arrive at a place where we can finally have th [...]
Do You Find Yourself Eating The Same Foods All The Time? – with Emily Rosen
Posted on June 12, 2014
Have you ever gone through a phase where your dietary choices were quite limited? Or perhaps you've found yourself heavily favoring one or two foods for a period of time - and then suddenly you lose your desire for thos [...]
5 Super Important Questions to Ask Yourself About Food – with Marc David
Posted on May 28, 2014
Food and nutrition are such honorable topics for any human to focus on. By now, the reasons for this are obvious. With this in mind, it seems that the #1 nutrition question so many of us ask is “what should I eat?” And for sure, this is a key nutritional question. But there are a handful of other questions that can have a big impact when it comes to our nutritional health. Join Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating as he discusses 5 Super Important Questions to Ask Yourself About Food in this thought provoking IPEtv video.
The Metabolic Power of the Throat – with Emily Rosen
Posted on May 28, 2014
Most people tend to think of “metabolic power” as coming from outside of us - the foods we eat or the supplements we take - but oftentimes, metabolic power is generated from within. In fact, our bodies have a built in source of wisdom and energy that’s encoded in our genetic memory, and that often goes overlooked. One such source of surprising power is in the throat.
Who is Marc David? – Video
Posted on May 19, 2014
If you’d like to learn more about the founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating - Marc David - then check out this brief and thoughtful biographical video from a self proclaimed introvert! Marc shares some words about his own personal journey and what inspired him to do his pioneering work in Dynamic Eating Psychology and [...]
Who is Emily Rosen? – Video
Posted on May 19, 2014
If you’d like to learn more about the Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating - Emily Rosen - then check out this brief and heartwarming video. Emily shares some details about her own personal journey, and what led her to her position in bringing the Institute to a dedicat [...]