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Brandt Passalacqua
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Brandt Passalacqua is an author, speaker and the founder of Peaceful Weight Loss™ through Yoga, whose personal journey serves as an inspiration to countless others looking to make peace with food. After struggling with his weight, food and substance addiction and serious illness, Brandt discovered yoga and through his practice developed an appreciation for his body and his health. Brandt maintains an office in Western Massachusetts.

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Being at Peace With Thanksgiving Eating

(1) Comments | Posted November 26, 2013 | 10:58 AM

It's just one day! Or is it?

Those of us who are concerned about our body mass (which likely includes you if you chose to read this) have a difficult time through holidays. All of the work we've put into shifting our eating habits -- personal schedules, exercise systems etc....

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Learn to Exit Your Emotional Roller Coaster

(0) Comments | Posted May 17, 2013 | 2:35 PM

If you've been dieting -- or trying to get yourself not to eat this and that -- for the past however many years, it's going to be very normal for you to experience extreme mental states around food or exercise, and weight loss. Many of us refer to this experience...

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How to Start Being at Peace With Food

(0) Comments | Posted March 29, 2013 | 12:41 PM

There are so many different ways in which we might be having a hard time in our relationship with food and our bodies. Some people are horrified with the way they look. Others are fine with their appearance, but are not happy with their health.

Some are overweight, or significantly...

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De-Stress to Lose Weight

(1) Comments | Posted March 12, 2013 | 6:22 PM

Other than during a fight-or-flight situation, stress has very little benefit in our lives -- especially when it comes to our weight loss efforts. Stress-related hormonal changes cause us to keep fat on our bodies, and amped-up mental states drive some of us to stress eat.


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Your Fat Belly Is Not Toxic

(1) Comments | Posted February 13, 2013 | 5:35 PM

It seems that over the past few years more and more detox and fasting systems have appeared on the market. Another thing I've noticed is that more and more people are looking at detoxing and/or fasting as a good weight-loss solution.

It isn't.

The reason it is so...

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Is Waterboarding the New Motivational Weight Loss Technique?

(0) Comments | Posted January 18, 2013 | 11:40 AM

I just watched Jillian Michaels waterboard a woman on The Biggest Loser. Ok, maybe that's an overstatement, but you have to admit the show is over the top. I know, I know -- it's medically supervised. They are safe. And it is weird that I just watched it...

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Resolve to Start Small

(1) Comments | Posted January 7, 2013 | 11:30 AM

It's New Year's again, and for those of us in the weight loss business, it's high season. Every magazine has weight loss articles and interviews with experts. TV shows flood us with good intentions, and blogs abound with healthy living advice and good cheer. As a result, my voicemail is...

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