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MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
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The Maria's Last Diet blog is all about the psychological side of dieting. You choose the diet. We'll help you stick to it. We've made sticking to a diet a lot easier for women. If you get stopped by the same old problems when you diet, you are going to like the totally fresh approach of... Full Bio
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Having Trouble Losing Weight? Check Out Your Mental Representations. by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet What kind of mental representations are you carrying around and are these representations conducive for losing unwanted weight? A mental rep ... Read on »
Look What Can Make You Become Overweight by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Things aren’t going well for Holly. They haven’t for a long, long time. Yet Holly goes along as if things aren’t as bad as they are. Holly i ... Read on »
What It Takes Besides Dieting and Exercise to Reduce Your Weight by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet One reason why the results of exercise and dieting are often less than satisfactory is you cannot treat a complex issue with a simple solution. ... Read on »
Women’s Weight Loss—Diagnosis and Treatment by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Diagnosis: Overweight Traditional first line treatment: Exercise and dieting Revised diagnostic plan: Pay attention to the way you enga ... Read on »
Do You Know Why You Eat When You Are Not Hungry? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Do you think you know yourself? In some ways you certainly do. In other ways, though, you may not know yourself at all. Surprisingly, what promp ... Read on »
More About Using Psychology to Lose Weight—Self-Understanding by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet A neglected topic in regard to losing excess weight is self-understanding. Being able to perceive, express, and reflect on your experience as yo ... Read on »
How You Monitor Weight Loss Progress Makes a Difference by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet One thing you will definitely be involved with when you are hard at work trying to reduce your weight is checking to see how you’re progressing. ... Read on »
Being Overweight—How Long Has It Been Going On? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet How long have you been concerned about being overweight? For most women it is not a matter of months or even a year; it is longer, much longer. ... Read on »
Emotion and Eating—Everyone Does It by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet How do you explain the way you eat? What if you eat fast and careless and eat any type of available food? Are there occasions when you eat just ... Read on »
Try Managing Anxiety, But Not by Overeating and Weight Gain by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Anxiety is a prime cause of weight gain. It is what can cause you to wolf down comfort foods or just plain eat too much food. Anxiety is a trick ... Read on »
The Weight Loss Process Has Three Separate Phases by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet You can think of the weight loss process as three separate phases. The first phase is where you START your weight loss routine. Starting include ... Read on »
What 10 Weight Loss Activities Would Up Your Chance for Successful Weight Loss by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet It’s a good idea to maximize the likelihood for successful weight loss. If there were 10 things you could do over and over again each day to up ... Read on »
Using Psychology to Lose Weight—See What Happens When You Try It by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet She starts. “I had a terrible day yesterday. The kids were home from school and each one of them had a friend over. I thought I could handle it, ... Read on »
What Kind of Lapses Cause You Difficulty Losing Weight? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet All throughout the weight loss process, you will be committing various lapses. Front and center will be your eating lapses. If you chose to lose ... Read on »
Weight Loss Psychology: Making a Relapse Prevention Plan for Relapse Warning Signs by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet As you may already be too painfully aware, return to weight-gaining eating behaviors after weight loss is a common occurrence. Because of how pr ... Read on »
Smaller Portion Size as Your Diet Plan by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet There are a number of ways you can go about reducing your weight. The most common, of course, is going on a diet. Your diet could be a commercia ... Read on »
A Diet Behavior Worth Working Toward is Improving Self-Confidence by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Do you need to be confident in order to stay on your diet? Confidence, if it isn’t false confidence or overconfidence, can certainly play a big ... Read on »
Are You Unable to Lose Weight? Here Might Be Why. by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss A weight-gaining and weight-maintaining pattern of eating could be your way to achieve better self-definition, continuity, cohesion, and integration as a person, and a mo ... Read on »
Feeling Stressed and Feeling Comfortable with the Process of Weight Loss by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Here’s a curious thing. Have you experienced what you do to lose excess weight as stressful? And have you also found that you can get pleasantly ... Read on »
See What It Takes to Have Successful Weight Loss by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet What makes for successful weight loss? First, let’s define successful weight loss as permanent weight loss. This means you lose weight and you k ... Read on »