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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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“Oh, It’s So Automatic. Before I Know it, I’ve Reached for Food, and There Goes... by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Overeating and the use of food for non-food purposes over time become part of a person’s everyday repertoire, part of who the person is. Reach ... Read on »
An Unheralded Weight Loss Strategy: Lets Make Mistakes by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Have you set up an emotionally safe environment in which you can reduce your weight? In order to do what it takes to achieve successful weight loss, you will make a ... Read on »
Diets Fail and Weight Issues Prevail, But Don’t Put the Blame on Me by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Not thin and hating it? Blame it on the snowstorm, or the week of rain, or Christmas. Blame it on your husband, or your best friend, or your acting-up kid. Blame it o ... Read on »
Doubting Yourself When You’re Having a Problem Losing Weight by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss How often have you been down in the dumps about not being able to shed your extra pounds? Did failure to lose your unwanted weight result in a spell of self-doubt? I ... Read on »
For All The Weight-Loss Steps You Have to Take, How Confident Are You by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss During the course of the weight-loss process you will probably find that you have lots of confidence for some things but not for others. You might, for example, feel quit ... Read on »
Getting Yourself Ready to Start Dieting by Making Detailed Plans by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Hi, it’s Genevieve again. I’m still working on getting ready to start dieting. I haven’t actually started yet, and it’s a good thing because I’m still afraid I will stop ... Read on »
If losing the weight has become a losing battle, here is probably why. by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet It’s that you are failing to exercise self-control. That’s the reason you are overweight. It’s why you’ve been overeating and eating all those ... Read on »
If You Are Unable to Lose Weight, What Are the Consequences? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet What are the consequences of you doing something you know will prevent you from losing your unwanted weight? The most obvious consequence is you ... Read on »
Self Help and Self Change by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria' s Last Diet According to a 2006 article by Dr. John C. Norcross in the journal, Professional Psychology, the predominant way people change is thro ... Read on »
Self-Control When It Comes to Dieting and Losing the Weight by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet   What do you do when it comes to exerting self-control? Do you have what it takes when you need it? If you don’t, what c ... Read on »
Thinking Your Way Through Your Weight-Loss Journey by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s a tall order, but it’s best if you can apply many of the following thinking skills to the process of weight loss. It helps, for instance, if you know the assumpt ... Read on »
Two Weight-Loss Issues Besides Shedding Those Extra Pounds by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There is a lot more to losing weight than number of pounds lost. Your own evaluation of your appearance and how significant your weight and shape are for your self-esteem ... Read on »
Weight Loss Action Versus Weight Loss Intention by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Why do we count so much on our intentions? We intend to do this. We intend to do that. Don’t our actions speak louder than our intentions, especially when it comes to los ... Read on »
"Truths" that prevent weight-loss success by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet We often have “truths” in our heads that we carry around all the time. The trouble is, sometimes these ideas aren’t true at all. Yet we live by th ... Read on »
“I can’t”; I just can’t.” That’s the Plaintive Cry of Someone... by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “I can’t do it”, or “I can’t see how I’ll ever do it”, or “I’ll never learn how to do it”, are probably just like things you’ve said or thought when you’ve been strugglin ... Read on »
“Keeping it Off” Weight Loss Help by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss OK, you’ve done the dieting, and you’ve reached your goal weight. This is quite an accomplishment. This is a goal achieved, something to fee ... Read on »
“What is the Best Way to Lose Weight” is a Question that Everyone Wants the Answer To by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss When you want to lose the weight, the best way is to bring certain personal characteristics with you; they are the stuff that weight loss is made of. The first is the ... Read on »
...telling Michael she is going on one last diet by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Michael, what I want to tell you is that I am going on a diet, one last diet. I’m sure you’re thinking (much too nice to say it) uh-oh, there she go ... Read on »
10 Diet Tips for Women: Get the Most Out of Your Diet by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Pick a diet you think you can really live with Set weight-loss goals that indicate what you really want in order to lose weight now Tell people close to you ab ... Read on »