Americans are stressed out, and seeking treatment for anxiety and depression in record numbers. Experiencing all of those bad feelings each day leads us to consume more and more high-calorie junk food.
Our genes and DNA only contribute a "potential" that must be activated by our interactions with reality and by our beliefs. If the outside environment (the source of our belief and conditionings) does not activate a gene, it has no impact at all.
With the build up to Christmas over, all that remains are the days until the New Year makes its entrance. This time can be equally stressful, but It doesn't have to be that way, says Harvard Medical School's Dr. John R. Sharp.
I'm suggesting that instead of beating yourself up for "failing" again to stick to your diet or plan, you rejoice that you overdid it. You see, the key to eating success lies in our so-called "failures."