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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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You Can Get Motivated to Lose Weight in a Way You Might Not Have Thought Of by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Here’s a funny idea. Weight loss motivation not only comes from how much desire you have to lose your unwanted weight, it also is a function of ... Read on »
Do You Mind What You Eat? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Is what you expect what you get? The bag of chips, the bar of chocolate, the richness of the lasagna, the heaping spoonfuls of sugar, and the tw ... Read on »
Do You Compensate When You Violate Your Weight Loss Routine? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet What happens when you’re set on losing unwanted weight and you violate your weight loss routine? What do you say to yourself? What do you do? Do ... Read on »
Do You Need Help with Emotional Eating When You’re Having a Bad Day by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Do you eat too much food or eat too many fattening foods when you’re having a bad day? Do you feel trapped and stuck in this pattern of eating o ... Read on »
Need Help to Lose Weight? What Is It With the Way You Eat? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet When you are insistent upon losing your unwanted weight, how will you get those needs met that your weight-gaining and weight-maintaining patter ... Read on »
Self-Evaluation During the Weight Loss Process by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet As you go through the process of weight loss, there will be many opportunities for self-evaluation. It will be only natural for you at times to ... Read on »
Using Psychology to Lose Weight Involves Understanding Your Emotional Life by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Believe it or not, an internal struggle to deal with other people can result in being unable to stop weight-gaining and weight-maintaining kinds ... Read on »
Are You Finding It Difficult to Lose Weight? See If You Are Being Impulsive. by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet “Before I knew it, I was…” “I just had to have some.” “I couldn’t resist.” “There was no stopping me.” Have you ever done any of these thing ... Read on »
Excess Weight to Lose—but by Force of Habit Calorie-Rich Snacks Get in the Way by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet What’s the deal? You were not hungry, but you ate nonetheless. You snacked, and it was pretty soon after dinner. You definitely weren’t hungry. ... Read on »
Alas! The Loss of Pleasure From Losing Excess Weight by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet When cutting back in some way in order to lose your unwanted weight, you are cutting back as well on the pleasure associated with your old eatin ... Read on »
How to Stay On Your Weight Loss Regimen by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet How can you adhere when things interfere? Isn’t this the hallmark of the weight loss process as you know it? You try and try to stick to it—the ... Read on »
When Being Optimistic Can Make Weight Loss Problems by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Have you gotten sorely discouraged when you didn’t lose any weight one week? Have you experienced a desire to quit your weight loss diet when yo ... Read on »
A Big Weight Loss Behavior—Do You Know When You Are Full? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet When you eat, how responsive are you to internal cues of fullness? Take the following quick measure and see. Rate each item using this scale ... Read on »
Why You Should Use Psychology to Maintain Weight Loss by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet When you are trying to maintain weight loss, it is important to eat enough so you feel full. While this is true, foods high in satiety value are ... Read on »
Wish You Could Be Keeping the Weight Off? Try A Different Lifestyle. by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Maintaining lost weight is reported to be associated with the following lifestyle changes: consuming a low-fat, reduced-energy diet, having a co ... Read on »
Comparing Yourself With Other Women and Losing Excess Weight by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Like all of us, from time to time, or maybe even more frequently than this, you probably compare yourself with other women. How do you look comp ... Read on »
Looks Like Exercising Self-Control Is Bad for Losing Your Unwanted Weight by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet It is a sad fact that when you attempt to lose unwanted weight you have to employ a massive amount of self-control to make the necessary changes ... Read on »
Do You Understand Your Emotions and Eating? by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet It's not the external food cue that is the real problem—the French fries that everyone else is having, the double chocolate cake on the restaura ... Read on »
Measuring Weight Loss Progress by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Measuring weight loss progress doesn't only mean counting how many pounds you've lost. Yes, the goal is to lose the weight. But if you focus ... Read on »
Cannot Diet, Cannot Lose Weight, Too Many Issues on My Plate by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss by Maria's Last Diet Here’s how NOT to solve the world’s problems (or yours). Dear Cookies If ever there was a time I needed you, it's now. The world's econo ... Read on »