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  • Spiritual Lessons We Can Learn From Weight: Part 3 – Video with Marc David
    Posted on October 24, 2014

    Spiritual Lessons We Can Learn From Weight Part 3 We live in a world where weight, body fat, and extra pounds are a pretty big deal. And yet, our strategies when it comes to weight loss aren’t working and are often causing us to do battle with our own body. The good news is, there’s a dimension that goes beyond what we can see and understand when it comes to weight and its loss. It’s the domain of the spiritual. Join Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, in this #IPEtv video where he shares about an important spiritual lesson we can discover from weight: Love. We think you’ll find this to be a fascinating and results oriented approach to weight.

  • 2 More Nutrition Mistakes That Make You Overeat – Video with Emily Rosen
    Posted on October 24, 2014

    2 More Nutrition Mistakes That Cause You To Overeat Overeating is one of the biggest challenges we can face when it comes to having a healthy and happy relationship with food. So many people struggle with eating way more than they know they should - yet despite this knowing, we cannot seem to stop ourselves. Oftentimes, we think our problem is “not enough willpower.” But as it turns out, willpower has little to do with overeating. In this informative video from #IPEtv, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating shares about 2 fascinating nutrition mistakes that cause us to overeat - and these easily correctable nutritional goof-ups just might surprise you.

  • Spiritual Lessons We Can Learn From Weight: Part 2 – Video with Marc David
    Posted on October 20, 2014

    Spiritual Lessons We Can Learn from Weight- Part 2 We live in a world where weight, body fat, and extra pounds are a pretty big deal. And yet, our strategies when it comes to weight loss aren’t working and are often causing us to do battle with our own body. The good news is, there’s a dimension that goes beyond what we can see and understand when it comes to weight and its loss. It’s the domain of the spiritual. Join Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, in this #IPEtv video where he shares about an important spiritual lesson we can discover from weight: patience. We think you’ll find this to be a fascinating and results-oriented approach to weight.

  • The Nutritional Value of Other People – Video with Emily Rosen
    Posted on October 20, 2014

    social nutrition Oftentimes, when it comes to good nutrition and healthy eating, we assume that all the work rests on us to make the right choices to eat the best foods, and that it’s all about our own individual efforts. Of course, this is true - but only to a degree. Great nutrition is also about how other people can contribute to your nutritional world, how they inspire you, support you, share similar health values, and mentor you with good insights and feedback. If you’d like help in following a healthy way to eat, and are ready to "effort" a lot less, then please check out this informative video from IPEtv. Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, delivers some great insights on the value that others can provide us in both nutritional and emotional ways.

  • Spiritual Lessons We Can Learn From Weight: Part 1 – Video with Marc David
    Posted on October 13, 2014

    Spiritual Lessons We Can Learn from Weight- Part 1 So many people want to lose weight, and yet there are so many frustrated and unsuccessful dieters. While it’s pretty standard to approach weight loss with low calorie eating, intense exercise, or restrictive and specific diets, these methods ultimately fail for the majority of people. For some of us, it’s helpful to look to other dimensions when it comes to weight loss. And the spiritual dimension is a great place to explore. Join Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating in this new video from IPEtv as he discusses a fascinating spiritual lesson that we can learn from weight - humility. This may be a missing link in your weight loss equation, and it can certainly help you see weight in a whole new light!

  • Eating Our Roles – Video with Emily Rosen
    Posted on October 13, 2014

    Eating Our Roles Many of us eat on automatic pilot, not really knowing why we eat the foods we’re choosing. Some of us are clear that we want to eat more healthfully, or let go of overeating, yet we can’t do the very thing that we say we want to do - and we have no idea why. It’s time for a deeper dive into the psychology of the eater! In this fascinating video from IPEtv, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating delivers some great insights into what drives us to eat the way that we do. She reveals how at different times in life we are playing out different roles - and these roles greatly impact our food choices. We think you’ll learn some helpful insights into your on relationship with food!

  • Our Deepest Darkest Secrets About Food – Video with Marc David
    Posted on October 6, 2014

    Our Deepest Darkest Secrets About Food Chances are, if you’re a human being alive on planet Earth, then you have some secrets that few people know about. And for many of us, some of the most potent and debilitating secrets we have are around food. We might secretly binge eat, or overeat, or sneak foods that we don’t want anyone to know about. We might be walking around with secret shame and guilt about what we ate, how out of control we feel, and how much we dislike our own body. Some secrets are best kept secret, while others need a different approach. Tune in to this video from IPEtv where Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares some secrets about our food secrets. We think you’ll come away more hopeful and inspired about any concerns you face around food and body.

  • 2 Nutrition Mistakes that Cause You To Overeat – Video with Emily Rosen
    Posted on October 6, 2014

    2 Nutrition Mistakes that Cause you to Overeat It’s no secret that overeating can grip so many of us and occupy so much of our thought time. Overeating can leave us feeling guilty, or frustrated, or stuffed, and worst of all, it can be the one obstacle that seemingly stops us in our weight loss efforts. It doesn’t take much work on our parts to overeat - it happens pretty readily and naturally, yet it can be the hardest thing in the world to transform. In this video from IPEtv, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating shares about 2 mistakes that can cause us to overeat that have nothing to do with being a willpower weakling. Once you better understand these mistakes, the power is more firmly in your hands to turn things around with greater confidence and ease.

  • Timeless Coaching Tips: Part 4 – with Marc David
    Posted on September 25, 2014

    Timeless Coaching Tips Part 4 Relaxing Are you a health coach or helping professional looking to get better at what you do? Or are you a life-long learner looking to simply be a more effective communicator? If yes, then tune into this video from IPEtv where Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating takes a deeper dive into how to become a great coach. You’ll learn a Timeless Coaching Tip that can make a big difference in how you serve your clients, friends and loved ones, and that coaching tip is this: Relaxing into the Unknown. It’s one thing to know all kinds of facts and protocols. It’s another talent to be able to navigate with a client when the path ahead isn’t quite clear. Simply put, the more you can relax into the unknown, the greater will be your skill and power as a helping professional. There are plenty of coaching programs with all kinds of techniques that come and go. But this one is truly timeless. Check out this video from IPEtv here: http://youtu.be/UNYP-hJ68PY

  • This Little Known Nutritional Fact Can Change Your Life – with Emily Rosen
    Posted on September 25, 2014

    This Little Known Nutritional Fact Can Change Your LIfe There are so many food rules these days that make pretty clear statements about what to eat and what not to eat. When it comes to our nutritional health, there are all kinds of fascinating facts to chew on. The problem is, most facts seem to be of the same variety: “eat this, don’t eat that.” Of course, there’s lots of useful information out there in terms of what we should and shouldn’t eat. But there’s so much more to our nutritional story. In this fascinating video from IPEtv, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating reveals a little known nutrition fact that can make a huge difference in your metabolic AND your emotional health. Here’s a hint: It’s a “formula” that’ll help you estimate the relative toxicity of a food, and that can help guide you in making the right choices for yourself. Sound intriguing? Then please tune in. Expect to make some potent connections and come away with some great insights into nutrition, health and personal empowerment. This is a unique combination of nutrition and psychology! To see the video, simply go HERE: http://youtu.be/U8-65nRyaQ0

  • Timeless Coaching Tips: Part 3 – Video with Marc David
    Posted on September 9, 2014

    Timeless Coaching Skills Part 3 There are plenty of coaching programs with all kinds of techniques that come and go. But some coaching techniques are timeless. And one of the most important of these coaching techniques is this: “Leveling the playing field." This means that we choose to truly see our clients as equals, and not someone who is “less than us” and in need of being saved. When we see our clients - or our friends and loved ones - in this way, it helps them relax and let go, and it allows us to better intuit how we can serve people in a way that really works. Join Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating as he explores the finer points of helping our clients transform, and being the most effective practitioner that we can be. Even if you’re not a coach, you’ll get some great insights from this fascinating IPEtv video. To see the video, simply go HERE: http://youtu.be/adRmMaDclfg

  • Mind Over Nutrition – Video with Emily Rosen
    Posted on September 9, 2014

    Mind Over Nutrition Most of us have been taught that the true value of a food comes from the nutrients it contains. For sure this is true, but there’s much more to the story. Did you know that the power of thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and all the activities of the mind can literally and scientifically impact nutritional metabolism? This means that our digestion, assimilation and even calorie burning capacity is influenced by what’s going on inside your head. It’s time to harness the power of mind over nutrition. In this fascinating video from IPEtv, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, delivers some fresh insights on how to increase the nutritional value of a meal not by changing WHAT you eat, but by changing YOU, the eater. We think you’ll make some excellent connections and discoveries! To see the video, simply go HERE: http://youtu.be/AxmYTgUn1d8

  • Timeless Coaching Tips: Part 2 – with Marc David
    Posted on September 3, 2014

    Timeless Coaching Tips Part 2 There are plenty of coaching programs with all kinds of techniques that come and go. But some coaching techniques are timeless. And one of the most important of these coaching techniques is this: Unconditional Acceptance. When we truly accept another without needing them to be different, magic can happen. It helps people relax and let go, and it allows us to better intuit how we can truly serve our clients, friends, and loved ones. Join Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, as he explores the power of unconditional acceptance. Even if you’re not a coach, you’ll get some great insights from this fascinating IPEtv video. To see the video, simply go HERE: http://youtu.be/E31vD7cqKuQ

  • Nutrition and Personal Transformation – with Emily Rosen
    Posted on September 3, 2014

    Nutrition and Personal Transformation Most nutritional systems focus on rearranging the food on our plate. Meaning, we’re told to eat more of this, less of that, include these new foods, take these new supplements, and so on. Of course, this all makes perfect sense and can be super useful. But what we don't see very often is nutrition and personal transformation being put into the same recipe. In this fascinating video from IPEtv, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, delivers some fresh insights on how quality nutrition and personal transformation are a powerful one-two punch for a better life. We think you’ll make some excellent connections and discoveries! To see the video, simply go HERE: http://youtu.be/FGYlsmoytGs

  • Timeless Coaching Tips: Part 1 – with Marc David
    Posted on August 29, 2014

    Timeless Coaching Tips Part 1 There are plenty of coaching programs with all kinds of techniques that come and go. But some coaching techniques are timeless. And one of the most important of these coaching techniques is this: Listening. When we truly listen, magic can happen. Deep listening can help us enter someone's world in a very beautiful and perceptive way, while giving us brilliant hints on how to best serve them. Join Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating as he adds a little spice and surprise to the fine art of listening. Even if you’re not a coach, you’ll get some great insights from this fascinating IPEtv video. To see the video, simply go HERE: http://youtu.be/34w_amJgf9w

  • Your Nutritional Personality – with Emily Rosen
    Posted on August 29, 2014

    Your Nutritional Personality When it comes to who we are as eaters, there’s more to our eating personality than meets the eye. Indeed, each of us can have a multitude of personas with us that impact our food habits, our eating behaviors, and any unwanted eating challenges. So when you sit down to a meal, there’s a part of you that’s making choices that you may not even be aware of, and that may be driving you to eat in ways that go against your own best judgement. In this fascinating video from IPEtv, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating delivers some fresh insights on the nutritional personality within us. We think you’ll make some excellent connections and discoveries! To see the video, simply go HERE: http://youtu.be/a_qc1MT_kmk

  • We Don’t Know How Much Anyone Should Weigh – with Marc David
    Posted on August 26, 2014

    how much you should weigh 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 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 Made Super Simple 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 their 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

    The Psychology of the Perfect Diet 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

    2 More Unexpected Tips for a Powerful Digestion 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

    Your Metabolic Journey 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

    The Spectrum of Nutrition 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 [...]

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