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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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To Make Your Weight Loss Diet Work You Have to… by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet What do you have to do to make your diet work? Of course, you have to start. This might sound pretty simple-minded to you. Everyone knows this s ... Read on »
Your Body, Yourself, and Using Psychology to Lose Weight by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss First thing, when you get up each morning you probably notice how your body is feeling that day. You may even check your body while you are showering and while you are ge ... Read on »
Weight Loss Psychology Weighs In by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Various psychological factors, such as mood, anxiety, stress, emotional eating, and impulsivity have been linked to the origin and development o ... Read on »
How Are You Going to Avoid Junk Food Snacks When You Go Grocery Shopping? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Simple but effective. Imagine going to the grocery store and picking up one of the store’s recipe flyers. You look through it and then go shoppi ... Read on »
Warning! Eating Too Much Food or Too Many Fattening Foods Is Hazardous to Your Weight by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet What if you saw a warning label on different foods that said “Danger, Causes You to Get Fat,” would you heed the warning?  Well, would you? Thin ... Read on »
When You Are Dieting, Do You Get What You Don’t Want? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet If you are going to diet to lose weight, you probably take special pains to select the right diet for yourself, get mentally prepared, and then ... Read on »
Taking Weight Off vs. Drinking Too Much Alcohol by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Here is an interesting fact. Of people who at one time in their lives would be diagnosed as having an alcohol use disorder, close to 75% of them ... Read on »
When You Attempt to Lose Weight, What Else Will You Lose? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet The old ways.   Going on a diet is definitely a threat to the old ways. You’ll have to come up with a different way of getting a sure-fi ... Read on »
A Weight Loss Strategy You Didn’t Bargain For by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet How good have you gotten in talking your way out of it? When you meant to skip your usual afternoon snack in accordance with your renewed de ... Read on »
The Cause of Binge Eating—Do You Know It? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet I just did it again. Another one of my eating binges. No rhyme or reason to them. They come and go. Sometimes I can avoid them and at other time ... Read on »
Another Way to Think About Not Staying on a Diet Because You Ran Out of Weight Loss Willpower by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Here is another way to think about depleting your willpower? Yes, once again you are up against it. You’ve been working hard to stay on your ... Read on »
When You Are Trying to Lose Some Weight, What Can Go Wrong? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet What are some things you might not think of that could make it difficult to lose weight?      a less than positive sense of self      thin ... Read on »
Using Psychology to Lose Weight—The Case of No One to Blame But Myself by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet This is for those of you who feel you have no one to blame but yourself. It goes like this: “I have no one to blame but myself for…”    ... Read on »
Setting Your Weight Loss Goal—What Works and What Doesn’t Work by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet How often have you heard that setting unrealistic weight loss goals will lead to frustration and disappointment, and worse still, quitting your ... Read on »
Do You Not Get Far on Your Weight Loss Journey by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Therein lies a tale. Brianna has been overweight most of her life. She is now 34, married, the mother of two young children, and holds the r ... Read on »
Taking Weight Off By Being Optimistic by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet How helpful is being optimistic? Can it help you lose your unwanted weight? If so, how do you become optimistic about something you’ve failed at ... Read on »
Emotions and Eating Make Quite a Pair by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet If you’re overweight and finding it difficult to lose your unwanted weight, try going back in time to see where eating too much food or eating f ... Read on »
One of the Biggest Weight Loss Facts is People Procrastinate by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet A major obstacle in trying to lose some weight is putting off what you should do. Avoidance and procrastination are common methods for dealing w ... Read on »
Are You Disappointed in Your Weight Loss Progress? Then Check This Out. by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Have you noticed that when things don’t go as you thought they would, you feel let down? Now this might seem like commonsense—to feel let do ... Read on »
Becoming Overweight and Staying Overweight. What Are Your Risk Factors? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Do you know your personal risk factors for being overweight and for not losing your unwanted weight? What’s the good of knowing, you might ask? ... Read on »