Food Addiction: More common than you think

Food Addiction: More common than you think

Interview with Dr. Joan Ifland Food addiction can be a significant driver of excess weight and overeating. When unrecognized, it can lead to feeling like you are unable to lose weight or unable to stick to a “diet” Dr. Joan Ifland, PHD is a food addiction expert and...
Surviving Call

Surviving Call

Download Your On Call Plan Now! On Call… Love it or Hate it… On call or shift work is a fact of life for me and many other physicians. So is continuing to work the next day, even while short on sleep. Being on call created a lot of challenges for me personally in my...
The Power of Weight Loss Beliefs

The Power of Weight Loss Beliefs

How do you want this to go? When we start a weight loss journey, we have preconceived beliefs about how it will go. Common ones are that it will be hard, that it will take deprivation, that you might not be able to maintain it, or that you aren’t sure if you can even...
Journeys with Self Doubt

Journeys with Self Doubt

Journeys with Self Doubt: A hidden barrier Self doubt is a sneaky emotion. It can impact our weight loss, our enjoyment of work and the rest of our lives. It is often hidden and doesn’t sit right at the surface of our emotions. And yet, it can drive many behaviours...
Mental Health & Food

Mental Health & Food

Interview with Dr. Georgia Ede Physician mental health is a very important topic. And for those of you who are interested in losing weight for the long term, it becomes even more important. As physicians, we are caregivers. If our mental health isn’t in good shape it...
Make your goals work for you

Make your goals work for you

Goals, who wants some? What is it about goals that makes us all think we should be doing them but never actually want to sit down and write them out? I think there are lots of different factors that influence us but it ultimately comes down to the fact that it’s...