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Overcome Binge Eating with Dr. Glenn Livingston :070

Binge eating can be overcome with Dr. Livingston’s advice based on clinical and personal experience.

Having been overweight myself I can attest that the strategies in Dr. Glenn’s book are clear and align with how I now think as a healthy person. Dr. Livingston’s advice seems remarkably too simple, but isn’t that what we want – a simple answer!?

Here are some highlights of our discussion:

  • Dr. Livingston’s background as a clinical psychologist
  • Dr. Glenn’s personal experience with exercise bulimia
  • His self-funded studies with 40,000 to understand food cravings  – Why people crave chocolate or salty, crunchy snacks for example.
  • How binge eating is a result of dieting which throws off natural cycles
  • Why it doesn’t work to love yourself out of binge eating or “love yourself thin”
  • Why binging is the “survival drive gone wrong”
  • Milner and Olds experiment
  • What are you really craving when you crave chocolate?
  • It doesn’t take will power to never binge again.
  • Big Food, Big Advertising, Big Addiction
  • Why it’s important to use the words Always and Never – no matter how uncomfortable!
  • Is there a withdrawal period? How long will it take to no longer binge?
  • Geneen Roth, Breaking Free From Emotional Eating
  • Dr. Glenn’s experience of feeling more alive by breaking free from the “deprivation trap”
  • Dr. Glenn’s hack to overcome the guilt or fear after a binge
  • Comfort vs. Contentment
  • Get Dr. Glenn’s book, Never Binge Again, helpful templates and recordings here!

 

Watch, listen, learn… Enjoy!

 

About Dr. Glenn Livingston

Glenn Livingston - Binge Eating - Weight Free WellnessGlenn Livingston, Ph.D. is a veteran psychologist and was the long time CEO of a multi-million dollar consulting firm which has serviced several Fortune 500 clients in the food industry. You may have seen his (or his company’s)  previous work, theories, and research in major periodicals like The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Sun Times, The Indiana Star Ledger, The NY Daily News, American Demographics, or any of the other major media outlets you see on this page.  You may also have heard him on ABC, WGN, and/or CBS radio, or UPN TV. 

Disillusioned by what traditional psychology had to offer overweight and/or food obsessed individuals, Dr. Livingston spent several decades researching the nature of bingeing and overeating via work with his own patients AND a self-funded research program with more than 40,000 participants.  Most important, however, was his own personal journey out of obesity and food prison to a normal, healthy weight and a much more lighthearted relationship with food.

Get his book here for free!

 





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What is Acupuncture, Really? with Michael Max of the Everyday Acupuncture Podcast :059

The Acupuncturist who doesn’t like needles… helps Dispel some Acupuncture Myths

My guest, acupuncturist and podcast host, Michael Max joins me to clarify what acupuncture is, and what it isn’t. Michael decided to study acupuncture, despite having a successful career in the technology industry, because of the dramatic effect it had on his chronic respiratory issues. What makes his story even more unique is that he doesn’t like needles… Watch, Listen, Enjoy!

 

Here’s what we talked about:

  • How chronic respiratory issues prompted this successful, former high tech. person to study and become an Acupuncturist (who doesn’t like needles)
  • How does Acupuncture work?
  • Are the needles like the needles we know from getting a vaccination?
  • Is Acupuncture woo-woo or science?
  • Do you have to believe in Acupuncture or understand it for it to work?
  • Does it work for everyone? Will it work right away?
  • How to find a reputable practitioner.
  • Which herbal remedies are the best?
  • Other than in California that has its own exam, look for the NCCAOM qualification which is a national exam and requires 3 years of training.
  • Does it hurt?
  • The common myths about Acupuncture
  • Do certain people or conditions respond quicker or better? (eg. digestion, anxiety, fertility)
  • About the Everyday Acupuncture Podcast
  • We know that sugar is bad… but what about fruit?
  • Book – Good Calories, Bad Calories
  • Examples of what Michael puts in his morning shakes: kale, apple, nut butter, herbs, turmeric, spirulina, collard greens, water (no ice – and why – especially if you have issues with your menstrual cycle or digestion)

 

Acupuncture - Weight Free Wellness

 

About Michael Max

michael-max-BWHello, I’m Michael Max.

I’ve been a student of acupuncture and Chinese medicine for going on 20 years now. It began as a curiosity as to how a few needles could not only resolve a stubborn health condition I’d had since childhood, but also improve my digestion, quality of sleep and mood. This lead me first to acupuncture school, and then Asia where I worked my way through the gate of Chinese language so I could study with doctors there. Today my work is informed by my clinical practice, the materials I read in Chinese from doctors of centuries past, and the teachers of our modern times who synthesize observations of the past with the challenges of the present.

I am the host of The Everyday Acupuncture podcast. It is a way to capture that clinically honed wisdom and share it with the world through the increasingly popular media stream of podcasting.

These podcasts run between 45-60 minutes. You can tune in at any time to the shows you are interested in learning more about. And unlike radio, you can listen at your convenience to the shows that are of interest to you.

Everyday Acupuncture is here to educate, entertain, give practical advice, inspire and encourage actionable change that assists you in improving your wellbeing. And all without requiring you to understand a lick of Chinese!

Check out the Everyday Acupuncture Podcast!

and Michael’s Clinic Website