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Movie Therapy For Mindless Eaters

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Movies aren't just entertaining. Every now and then a good flick can teach you something important and transform your feelings and actions.

Top 10 Reasons to Put Your Scale in the Trash

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Susan Albers

If you have a love-hate relationship with your scale, I highly recommend that you break up with your scale once and for all. Throw away your scale. Hide it. Tuck it into the back corner of your basement.

The Benefit of Ralph Lauren's Blunder

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Susan Albers

Ralph Lauren has seen better days. This week his company has been blasted for allegedly firing a size 4 model for being "overweight" and photoshopping her into a grotesquely and impossibly thin woman.

Surviving Holiday Mindless Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Even people who work very hard at eating right can slip into mindless eating now and then. If you happen to make an "oops," here are some suggestions for dealing with the Mindless Eating Blues.

Getting Motivated to Eat Mindfully: 5 Tips

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Susan Albers

Do you need motivation to start eating more mindfully but don't have the money to hire a trainer like Jillian Michaels? If so, don't worry. Watch t...

Walking for a Cause: Eating Disorder Awareness

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

See a Two Minute Video: Join Dr. Susan Albers on the walk: http://www.youtube.com On October 11th the very first National Eating Disorders Associ...

Cowboys Have Eating Disorders Too

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Men have eating disorders too. This cowboy, who rides horses and wears a hat, wasn't ashamed to admit that overeating is more than just annoying. It was a major problem that was jeopardizing his health.

Trick or Eat: Mindfully Eating Chocolate This Halloween

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

What is more frightening than ghosts and goblins during Halloween? For many people who are trying to eat healthier, walking into a grocery store brimming full of bags of little Halloween candy bars brings up a lot of fear.

Eating Mindfully On Thanksgiving: Six Tips

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Would you rather eat mindfully this Thanksgiving instead of overeat? We often approach Thanksgiving with the misguided belief that eating large quantities of delicious food will give us a lot of pleasure.

Fat Talk Free Week: Think More Like Oprah Less Like Chelsea Lately

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Imagine stepping in front of the mirror and instead of hearing critical comments about your weight or the "f" word immediately jumping into your head, you accept who you are.

A Mindful New Year's Resolution: Stop Mindless Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

People magazine's latest issue, "They Lost Half Their Size" is on magazine racks now. It features everyday people who have lost 100 plus pounds without weight loss drugs or surgery.

Mindfully Eating an Apple: Help Yourself Feel Fuller

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Can an apple help you relearn satiety cues and eat more mindfully? It can be a step in the right direction.

A Week Without the "F" Word: 5 Ways to End Fat Talk

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Can you go a week without using the F word? If you're not sure, here is your chance to give it a try.

Weighing College Students: Discrimination Or Life Saving?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

While well meaning in nature, we have to consider that obesity is incredibly complex and has multiple origins. Therefore, interventions are likely to be as complex in nature.

A Law that May Radically Change the Way You Eat

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Ignoring or obsessing about calories is a problem. The trick is to raise your awareness of what you are eating. Think content, not calories.

What Courtney Cox Revealed About Her Body

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Susan Albers

In Cox's interview with O'Brien, she discusses a scene from Cougar Town that many people, particularly women, can identify with.

The Best Diet

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

It turns out that people lost weight with whatever diet they were able to adhere to. If they liked the diet and could stick to it, they lost weight. Not rocket science.

Five Easy Ways to Eat More Mindfully at Work

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

When people begin to be more mindful of what they eat, they cut out the foods they don't really like.

Should Junk Food Be Banned? Dr. Oz Weighs In

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Susan Albers

Dr. Oz, a frequent quest on Oprah, has banned junk food in the office of his new television show.

The Hippest, Old-Fashioned Way to Avoid Comfort Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Thinking about nothing is boring and often a trigger for mindless eating. Doing something easy yet productive, like knitting, is a welcome mini break for an overloaded, stressed out mind.

Are You a Work of Art? The Secret to a Better Body Image

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

At times, we narrow in on one aspect of who we are and lose sight of the big picture.