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...
Managing Burnout

Managing Burnout

Interview with Dr. Sasha Shillcutt This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Sasha Shillcutt of Brave Enough about physician burnout. Sasha is a Cardiac Anesthesiologist in Nebraska who experienced significant burnout and used her experience to build a...
Foods with Magical Powers

Foods with Magical Powers

What are your magical foods? We all have food that we ascribe magical powers to on a daily basis. I would like to argue that these “powers” get in the way of our long term weight loss efforts. These powers are often the reasons we use to eat off of our plan. Think...