How Do We Get Eating Disorders?

How Do We Get Eating Disorders?

"You Must Eat Everything On Your Plate" "Or you won't get desert". This age-old threat does much to force children to overeat, or come to hate certain foods. From the day we’re born, we are fed what we need to survive or we wouldn’t be here now. What we are fed is entirely at the discretion of our parents. If our parents were raised on good healthy food, it is likely that they will give us good, healthy food. If our parents were given food...

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Core Belief No. 5 – "Nobody Loves Me"

Core Belief No. 5 – "Nobody Loves Me"

In his best-selling book ‘Biology of Belief’ Neuroscientist Bruce Lipton writes; ‘The mere thinking of positive thoughts will not necessarily have any impact on our lives at all. In fact some people who ‘flunk’ positive thinking become more debilitated, because now they think they and their situation is hopeless. They believe they have exhausted all body/mind remedies.’ The reason why this doesn’t work for the vast majority...

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Core Belief No.4; I Hate Myself

Core Belief No.4; I Hate Myself

How Do You Know If You Have This Belief? As in Core Belief No. 3, grab a pen, paper but add a calculator and then go and look in a mirror, a full-length one is preferable.  Now look into your eyes and then look slowly down your body. You will not want to do this because you will have the ‘voice-over’ whispering in your ear and you might feel like crying or feel angry and want to stop. But be strong and persist. Do this for at least 3...

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Turning Off The ‘Addiction Switch’ - Permanently

Turning  Off The ‘Addiction Switch’ - Permanently

Whether we're addicted to food, shopping, gambling, sex, recreational or prescription drugs, relationships, alcohol, computer games, work or sport or have any other form of compulsive behaviour, the underlying belief system is always the same. All addictions stem from 'negative beliefs' and come to control and ruin our lives, and because we usually get addicted early and we come to believe ‘we can’t live, or that life is not worth living...

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You Have To Be Perfect Or You’ll End Up Like Me!

You Have To Be Perfect Or You’ll End Up Like Me!

'Sarah always had to colour inside the lines, not get herself dirty, eat everything on her plate and not talk back' My client Sarah’s mother, who had a lifelong battle with her weight, took Sarah to her 'Weight-Watchers' group every week from the day she was born until she was thirteen years old and refused to go any more. During the week her mother would also invite her Weight-Watcher’s friends around and they would moan and gripe about...

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Do Christian Louboutin Shoes Improve Our Self -Esteem?

Do Christian Louboutin Shoes Improve Our Self -Esteem?

“She’s a rich girl, she don’t try to hide it, diamonds on the soles of her shoes” sang Paul Simon in 1991.  Could this have been the song that influenced millions of women who absolutely, truly believe, ‘It's Impossible to Live Without’ the latest Manolo, Jimmy Choo or Christian Louboutin shoes? If an expensive pair of shoes could cure low-self esteem, millions of women would be happy instead of depressed. Instead we now believe...

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