Podcasts

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 111: A Warrior Woman Finds A New Way with Weight

    Episode 111: A Warrior Woman Finds a New Way with Weight Margaret is an accomplished professional doing powerful work in the world. However, ever since she had children, she's noticed that she hears her own mother's judgmental voice in her head, putting her down, and her relationship with food and body has suffered as a result. She'd like to lose the weight she gained during her pregnancy, but hasn't been able to let it go. Tune in to this illuminating session where Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helps Margaret see how tapping into her true voice can help her finally get unstuck.

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 109: Emotional Eating at 25 Years Old – A Surprising Cause

    Emotional Eating at 25 - A Surprising Cause Sometimes, getting close to achieving our goals for our ideal body can be pretty scary. After all, our body may have altered its weight, shape, or appearance in the past because that's what it thought we needed to keep us safe. Lindsey has done plenty of self exploration and healing work, and she's now ready to take it to the next level and release the last remaining challenges: an extra 10 pounds, chronic eczema, and a less than friendly body image. In this inspiring session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, coaches Lindsey toward accepting and empowering herself as a beautiful young woman. Tune in and see how Lindsey is able to connect the dots between her past, her dreams, and her struggles with emotional eating.

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 107: A Life Long Quest to Lose Weight

    A Life Long Quest to Lose Weight Catherine is a capable, accomplished woman who feels happy with the way her life has turned out, except for one thing: the 98 pounds she dearly wanted to get rid of, but could never seem to lose, despite many years of dieting. In this potent session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helps Caroline realize that she's spent too much time holding herself back and apologizing for who she is. Caroline is now ready to stop spending her energy counting calories and fat grams, and start stepping in to her true power as a mature woman. From there, as Mind Body Nutrition teaches us, the body can find its rightful weight, whatever that may be.

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 105: An Actress Leaves the Stage to Heal

    Bridie spent many years pouring all of her energy into her career as a professional actress - until she realized she was stuck in the real-life role of Ms. Perfect Helper. When she discovered that she was consistently putting others' needs before her own, and that her health was suffering as a result, she made the courageous decision to leave the stage so that she can truly take care of herself. In this poignant session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helps Bridie to let go of her acting career so that she can fully step into her own life. Tune in and experience the magic that can happen when we learn to soften and surrender!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 103: A Perfect Body Doesn’t Guarantee Happiness

    How many of us have ever thought that if we could create the perfect body, everything else would fall into place? For Caroline, who was tormented as a child for being overweight, intense exercise became a way to ensure that she wouldn't have to feel rejected for her appearance ever again. But when she had achieved the body she wanted and still didn't feel happy at age 40, she knew something else had to change. In this powerful session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helps Caroline become aware of the hidden costs of her perfectionism and gives her some timely guidance to help her navigate a major transition period in her life.

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 101: Follow Up – A Powerful Weight Loss Journey

    After being overweight most of her life, Dawn finally lost a significant amount of weight, about 90 pounds, for the first time at the age of 43. She was able to maintain that new weight for 5 years without much effort. Then she fell into an intense cycle of overeating, followed by intense calorie restriction and exercise, and the weight started to come back on. Dawn has tried counseling, along with different diets and exercise programs, but with no success. And worse, her overeating happens in secret and she moves through her day with far too much shame and guilt. In Dawn's first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped her to see that her food issues actually have nothing at all to do with food, and that by focusing on where the action truly is, she can finally find freedom. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Dawn. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results will surprise you!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 99: Follow Up – Sugar, Emotional Eating and Body Image

    Elizabeth is in her 50s and has been dealing with binge eating and body image concerns since she was 13 years old. Additionally, she has a big weakness for sugar. When she’s not eating sugar, she feels as if she is at her best. But when her emotions get the better of her, sugar is the first thing she turns to. Elizabeth readily admits that despite having 4 children plus grand kids, her whole life seems to revolve around food and wanting to lose weight. In her first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped Elizabeth identify the core challenge at the heart of her body and weight concerns, and helped her see how her extreme sensitivity and empathic tendencies can be finally used to her advantage. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Elizabeth. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are inspirational!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 97: Follow Up – When Low Calorie Dieting & Exercise Just Don’t Work

    Raquel has been concerned with her weight and body image since childhood and considers herself her own worst critic. The only successful diet strategy she’s had was a fat free and very low calorie diet, but it wasn’t good for her health. Now she’s on a paleo diet, and feels so much better health wise, but she still can't lose weight even with plenty of exercise. Raquel is sick and tired of this up and down experience with health and weight and needs a new direction. In her first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped Raquel see the specific places where she needs to change, and gave her the important but hard-to-hear feedback she needed to finally have a breakthrough. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Racquel and hear about the amazing progress she's made since her first session!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 95: Follow Up – Overcoming The Fear of Fat

    Micaire is wanting to have a baby, but she’s afraid that she will forever lose the fit, toned, and well exercised body she’s worked so hard to achieve. Micaire is a Chiropractor, has lots of nutrition knowledge, and knows how to take care of herself, yet her concerns around gaining weight and having stretch marks on her body are getting in the way of starting a family. She wants to figure out this conundrum, but simply doesn’t know how. In Micaire's first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, gave her some direct, potent, and memorable insights and suggestions to help Micaire move forward and embrace a bigger destiny. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Micaire. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are heart-warming!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 93: Follow Up – Body Image Holds Her Back

    Bethany is in her 30s and has been hating her body since she was 10 years old – right around the time she went on her first diet. Though she truly loves to move, dance, exercise and be outdoors, Bethany has deliberately held herself back from doing what she loves most because of self consciousness about her body mixed in with some soul-crushing perfectionism. She knows it's time for a change, but doesn’t quite know what to do. In her first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped Bethany finally find the tools and insights to have the breakthrough she’s been looking for. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Bethany. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are inspiring!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 91: Follow Up – What Can a Woman Boxer Learn from Weight Gain

    Since her teenage years, Suzie has been battling a number of concerns including fatigue, digestive problems, mood swings and now a recent weight gain. As a Thai Boxing professional, she puts a lot of strain on her body and she’s ready to find some answers, but isn’t sure where to turn. In Susie's first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped her to see that the answers to her health and weight concerns are tied into her relationships with men, and how she sees herself as a woman. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Suzie. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are remarkable!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 89: Followup – Are You Challenged By Poor “Belly Image”?

    Amy is a bright, motivated professional who has a great life, a wonderful career, and a beautiful family. Her challenge is a poor “belly image” – she simply doesn’t like her midsection, and the fat that naturally occupies it. She feels good about the rest of her body, but her stomach fat feels completely unacceptable to her and it silently bothers to the point where it impacts her self-esteem and confidence. Amy knows she should change this way of thinking, but can’t figure out how. In her first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped Amy with an unexpected strategy for success that has her inspired to move forward like never before. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Amy and hear about the great progress she's made since her first session!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 87: Follow Up – Fear of Being Hungry

    Holly has a fascinating challenge with food: she’s afraid to be hungry and afraid that there won’t be enough to eat. She hoards food in the fridge, and she finds herself worrying that she’ll go hungry even though she can well afford what she needs. Holly knows she could be coming from a much better place, but doesn’t quite know how to get there. In Holly's first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped Holly discover the brilliant reason behind her fear of being hungry, and how she can use this challenge to make herself a more empowered woman. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Holly. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are uplifting!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 85: Follow Up – Hooked on Sugar

    Natalie has been hooked on sugar since childhood. Now in her 30s, she realizes that sugar seems to be controlling her in a big way. It depletes her mood, her energy, and her brainpower, and she can’t figure out how to free herself. Sugar gives her a temporary high, but it soon leaves her feeling guilty and in a fog. In her first session with Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, Natalie discovered that the way to solve her problem with sugar involves realizing that sugar isn’t really the problem she thinks it is, and that it’s really pointing to something deeper and far more interesting and important. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Natalie. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are phenomenal!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 83: Follow Up – Overweight for 35 Years: What to Do?

    Monica wants to lose 30 pounds, and even when it comes off, she can’t maintain it for long. She’s in her 50s and weight has been a lifelong challenge. She does so many of the right things for weight loss, but she's stuck on a plateau and can’t find any answers. She also suffers with bouts of low energy, that oddly improves whenever she's traveling, learning, and spending time doing what she’s passionate about. In Monica's first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped her to discover a completely unexpected strategy to get lighter that left her with a whole new sense of hope, purpose, and energy. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Monica. The progress she's made since her first session will inspire you!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 81: Follow Up: People Pleasing and Weightloss

    Michelle had been struggling with her weight for a lifetime, so a recent weight loss of 80 pounds might be expected to leave her thrilled. But instead, she’s constantly worried about gaining it all back, she still obsesses over food, and she still judges herself for what she eats. Michelle wants to let go of this unnecessary stress, but can’t figure it out. In a highly engaging first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped Michelle have a breakthrough using some unexpected tricks from Dynamic Eating Psychology. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Michelle. You’ll get a chance to see the remarkable progress she’s made since her first session!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 79: Follow Up – Fast Track To A Better Body Image

    Hayley is in her mid 20s and feeling super challenged by a constant onslaught of negative thoughts about her body. She also finds herself overeating and binge eating, and believes that when she has the perfect body, she can finally love herself. Her perfectionism is strangling her creativity and her happiness. She is clearly stuck and needs some new strategies. In Hayley's first compelling session, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped her come up with some surprising strategies and unique homework assignments that left Hayley feeling upbeat, renewed, and ready to shine in her life. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Hayley. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are inspiring!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 77: Follow Up – Fatigued, Overweight, and Ready for A Whole New Way

    Kim has been struggling with her weight for 28 years, and in the last 3 years she’s been dealing with low energy and fatigue. She has a solid knowledge of health and nutrition and has worked hard to lose weight and get her energy back, but is now feeling stuck and discouraged. Nothing is working, and she’s hit a dead end. In Kim's first session with Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating helped her discover an unexpected way through her weight and energy struggles that required Kim to radically change her dieting and health strategies, and her outlook on life. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Kim. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are surprising!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 75: Follow Up – What To Do When You Dislike Your Pregnant Body

    Anastasia is a smart and loving woman who finds herself in a fascinating conundrum. She’s always wanted to be thin, and when she finally lost the last bunch of weight to get there, she was stressed about keeping it off, and then she found herself pregnant. And as hard as it is to admit, she feels disgusted with her “fat” pregnant body. Anastasia knows she should be seeing things differently, but she simply cannot stop the self-attacking thoughts. Tune in to this fascinating episode as Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating helps Anastasia with some great insights, powerful coaching and a no nonsense approach.

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 73: Follow Up – Sugar, Weight Loss, and The Road to Being Fabulous

    Our 20s are often a time of great change and flux, and a time when we want to feel our healthiest and sexiest. But for Arielle, sugar seems to be getting in the way of her finding her natural weight. What’s more, her challenge with managing sugar has her feeling less confident about life and hungry for some answers. In her first session, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating helped Arielle discover that her sweet tooth is here to teach her some important life lessons - the kind of lessons that can help her grow and finally become the powerful young woman that she knows she is destined to become. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Arielle. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are inspirational!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 71: Follow Up – Saying Goodbye To Shame Helps Us Say Goodbye to Weight

    Clara grew up surrounded by a dieting mentality and feeling shame about her body. She always felt that something was wrong with her and needed to be fixed so she could finally be lovable. The problem is, she’s forever trying to lose weight that just won’t come off. In her first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, revealed some surprising lessons that Clara needed to learn to put her body in the optimum state of calorie burning, and put her mind in the right place so she can stop fighting herself and discover her true power and her natural weight. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Clara. You’ll get a chance to see the great progress she’s made since her first session!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 69: Follow Up – Trauma and Weight Gain: The Hidden Connection

    Imagine carrying around 90 extra pounds for a lifetime that was triggered by trauma and abuse ages ago. Imagine exercising and dieting for years in a diligent way and losing almost nothing. What would you do? Can that weight ever come off? Stories like this are more common than most people realize. And when all the traditional approaches fail, it’s time to try some unusual and unexpected approaches. In Kathleen's first poignant and powerful session, Marc David helped her to learn some unique and unusual weight loss strategies that are unlike anything you might have ever imagined. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Kathleen. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are remarkable!

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 67: Follow Up – Stop Dieting and Do Some Inner Work

    Robin is 55 but eats like a 15 year old without any rules. The problem is, her extra weight has become a health risk - and she doesn’t have much control of her eating, despite being well educated and motivated. She is a mature, hard working woman who’s super-smart and gets things done, yet there’s this part of her that completely derails her. In her first session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped Robin discover a part of herself that she never even knew, and gave some powerful advice on how she can finally find freedom with food. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Robin. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are uplifting.

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 65: Follow Up – Can A Fitness Expert Solve Her Own Weight Loss Challenge?

    When you make a living helping others get in shape and look good, it can be painful to think that you yourself aren’t measuring up and looking the part. After a lifetime of dieting, exercise and even hitting her perfect target weight, Liz still wasn’t happy, nor could she maintain her ideal body. She was under a constant pressure to make sure she looked like everyone seemed to expect a fitness expert should. In Liz's first powerful session, Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, helped her to learn a deep life lesson and finally see daylight and a way through her predicament. Tune in now as Marc does a follow-up session with Liz. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session, and the results are extraordinary.

  • The Psychology of Eating Podcast Episode 63: Follow up – How To Stop Sabotaging Your Own Weight Loss Efforts

    Jodie finds herself eating sugar and constantly going against her own best intentions to eat healthy and lose weight. It’s as if she’s two different people. Well, as it turns out, she is. We humans have multiple personas that inhabit our consciousness, and the better we know them, the more we can manage our inner world and our relationship with food. In Jodie's first session she discovered a “hidden voice” inside of her, and finally learned how to turn things around and be in control of her own metabolic destiny. Tune in now as Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating does a follow-up session with Jodie. You’ll get a chance to see how she’s progressed since her first session with Marc, and the results are fascinating!

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