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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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Trouble Losing Weight? Try Less Self-Control and Different Weight Loss Strategies. by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet The more self-control you have to exert in order to shed your extra pounds, the quicker and more likely it is you will become fatigued. The quic ... Read on »
Weight Loss Factors—Opportunities to Get It Right and Opportunities to Get It Wrong by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet In any weight loss routine you have lots of opportunities to get it right and lots of opportunities to get it wrong. Breakfast, lunch, and dinne ... Read on »
The Process of Weight Loss Should Be a Learning Experience by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet What kind of learning experience are you having while you go through the weight loss process? Do you encourage yourself to ask questions, reflec ... Read on »
Do You Need More and More Self-Control for Taking Weight Off by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet What if you had to work hard, really hard day after day and week after week at controlling your eating so you don’t resort to your more familiar ... Read on »
What Causes Procrastination When You Want to Lose Unwanted Weight? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Do you put if off in order to feel good now? Do you think to yourself it will be different tomorrow or next week? If you are delaying something you intend to do even thou ... Read on »
Women’s Weight Loss—Change, Improvement, Therapeutic Alliance by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet In all forms of psychotherapy change and improvement are brought about in part by the therapeutic alliance. The therapeutic alliance is made up ... Read on »
Want to Start Diet But Don’t by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Has the following been true for you at one time or another? You couldn’t start your diet. Try as hard as you may, there was no way you could sta ... Read on »
Weight Loss Information About Your Cravings by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Here are some ins and outs about cravings. Cravings are usually described as a strong desire or urge. Nevertheless, cravings can vary in strength from mild to severe. ... Read on »
Here’s Some Weight Loss Advice About Pursuing a Goal by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Any effort you make to shed those extra pounds wil sooner or later bring you face-to-face with an unattainable goal. When this happens, you cert ... Read on »
Losing Your Control and How to Regain Good Weight Loss Behavior by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Have you ever run aground during the weight loss process because you just can’t seem to control yourself any longer? This can happen when you tr ... Read on »
Your Losing Weight Motivation May Be Affected by Comparing Your Physical Appearance to Others by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Your physical appearance is perhaps one reason why you might want to shed those extra pounds. If this is true about you, do you also compare you ... Read on »
Weight Loss Failure—If it’s Not the Actions We Take or the Mistakes We Make, What Is it? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet What happens when you don’t follow through on a promise you made to yourself that you would stick to a diet today? What about not meeting some o ... Read on »
Do You Use These Ways of Making Yourself Feel Like a Weight Loss Failure? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet When you are trying so very hard to lose your unwanted weight, do you think it’s all or nothing, either you did wonderfully well or you did horr ... Read on »
Staying on Your Diet—Do You Have the Ability? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet What’s up with this? Today at lunch you did just fine despite the fact that you ate out with a couple of co-workers. But last week at lunch with ... Read on »
Do You Have a Weight Loss Strategy for Overcoming Temptation? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Do you cave and give in to your desire to eat the tempting food item that satisfies now but disappoints later? If so, you might not be taking this situation as a challeng ... Read on »
Out of Control Eating—Some Ins and Outs by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Here is a new take on out of control eating. You would think that what drives you to have little control over your eating is the food or the fil ... Read on »
One Way to Avoid Temptation So You Can Keep Losing Weight by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Do you find yourself being tempted much more than normal when you are with certain people? If so, you might want to think of these people as tem ... Read on »
Weight-Gaining Meal (Present) vs. Losing More Weight (Future)—Which Will Prevail? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Opportunities abound during your weight loss efforts to choose between a future goal, such as losing some more weight, or a present reality, suc ... Read on »
The Process of Weight Loss and You by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet The weight loss process—stress or challenge? Which is it for you? You most likely perceive the process of weight loss as stressful when the situ ... Read on »
Weight Loss Psychology for When You Intend Losing Excess Weight by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet You may think that what you intend is also what you might expect, but this is definitely not a given. You may intend to lose all of your unwante ... Read on »