It’s common for people to believe that “success” is achieving 100% of their goals on the precise timeline that they deem “fast enough”. The problem with this belief, however, is that it leads to what is known as “black and white thinking”. This term refers to the idea that there are only two options available at any given time, usually one deemed “good” and one deemed “bad”, with no room for nuance.
Our whole lives we've been taught that weight maintenance comes from managing calories in and calories out. Just eat less and exercise more. Deny yourself anything that tastes good, and spend 2 hours each day at the gym. Sure, this sounds simple. But don't you think there could be a better way? Don't you deserve to find a better way?
“Words have an incredible impact on our ability to succeed, and hearing the right words in your self-talk is crucial to your success. While you can’t control the flow of words through your head, there is a way to change them. You see, when you change your emotions, you’ll change what drives the brain.”
In today's diet debates, there is a lot of discussion around carbohydrates and dietary fats. Without understanding each macronutrient and its effect on your energy levels, it can be hard to choose the diet strategy that is best for you. In this blog, we will dive into the biochemistry of carbohydrates, dietary fat, and how your body converts them to energy!
Most of us have experienced intense hungers and sugar cravings that we just can’t overcome. We’ve all heard people tell us to “have some self-control” or “just don’t eat it”. We all know the feeling when the cravings take over. We eat that extra cookie despite knowing we shouldn’t. You have been told it’s your fault and your lack of will power over and over again, but it is not your fault. Our inability to stand up to sugar cravings and hungers is not because we’re not trying hard enough. It’s not because we don’t want it badly enough. It is because sugar and carbohydrates produce a hormonal and neurological response that our bodies are not equipped to overcome.