A Fixed Mindset vs. A Growth Mindset: Why It Matters When It Comes To Weight Loss

The work that I do includes learning about the conscious and subconscious parts of our brain, and the role these play in our everyday behaviors. My focus is on our conscious ability to shift the mind, how that affects who we are, and all of the outcomes we see in our lives, including our weight…
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How To Overcome Your Negative Body Image

Today is about helping you get to a place where you’re finding more peace and ease with your body. I am going to give you TWO tangible steps you can begin using TODAY to start on this journey.  These are two really powerful steps that I use with all of my clients who are struggling…
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Why Do We Stress Eat?

Why do we stress eat? We’ve all heard the saying “comfort food”, but what does this really mean? Is food really comforting? Or is it just a psychological or emotional attachment? And why do we reach for the crackers, cookies and muffins when we’re feeling particularly stressed out? It turns out, there is pretty good…
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Body Neutrality on SheKnows.com

What do you think of the concept of body neutrality? How do you define it in your own words? I think the concept of body neutrality has its place. Just like every other movement, it started with someone feeling like the other labels didn’t apply to them, and therefore sought to create a label they…
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The Big Connection Between Stress and Weight Gain

1. Apart from stress eating, what mechanisms in the body might come into play when it comes to stress? Stress triggers our brain to tell us to overeat, and not broccoli and carrots – junk food. However, in addition to that, stress can have negative effects on our body outside of out tendency to overeat.…
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Learning To Finally Love Yourself

With Authority Magazine, Bianca Rodriguez Eliza Kingsford is a Licensed Psychotherapist specializing in body image, disordered eating, weight management and obesity. She has well over a decade of experience helping clients improve their relationship to themselves, to food and to their bodies. Eliza is intensely passionate about helping clients create new identities mentally, physically and…
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