http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_43___Blamestorming.mp3 What is a blamestorm and how do we tame it? Tune in today for a dispatch from the middle of a blamestorm in sunny Portugal.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_42___In_Medias_Res.mp3 Last week, I was walking down the High Street in Edinburgh, and I saw an El Camino idling at the light with California plates. I watched, stunned, as the car in the front, truck in the back drove off down George Street, and I had so many unanswered questions. Today’s episode is a … Continue reading Episode 42: In Medias Res
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_41___Whac-a-Mole.mp3 When it comes to managing the thought playlist in my brain, both those served up to me by other people and those I create myself, I like to imagine myself walking through life with a badminton racket casually in one hand and a Whac-a-mole mallet in my back pocket. Thriving in my life … Continue reading Episode 41: Whac-a-Mole
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_40___Cognitive_Dissonance.mp3 Failing to navigate the double binds in our lives keeps us stuck in the stories that other people tell about us for us. But failing to navigate the cognitive dissonance in our own brains keeps us stuck in the stories we tell ourselves. In these last fifteen months, I’ve learned that keeping my … Continue reading Episode 40: Cognitive Dissonance
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_39___Double_Bind.mp3 A double bind is an emotionally distressing dilemma in communication in which an individual receives two or more contradicting messages. This creates a situation in a successful response to one message results in a failed response to the other. In my life as an overeater, I was trapped in double binds that were … Continue reading Episode 39: Double Bind
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_38___Dopamine_Audit_-_Social_Media_Part_2.mp3 On my first audit episode of social media, I answered the question about when to use social media and things I’m trying to limit compulsive behavior. Today, I cover the what, and also, the who. What do I want to use social media for? And who do I want to be online and … Continue reading Episode 38: Dopamine Audit – Social Media, Part 2
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_37___What_I_Did_Over_My_Summer_Vacation.mp3 I had an incredible summer. I lost five pounds, I upped my game in how I collect data from my glucose monitors, I learned that my true food labels change over time, and got a glimpse of how my personal fat burning factory works. Taking it all in, I realized that what I practice is … Continue reading Episode 37: What I Learned Over My Summer Vacation
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_36___Dopamine_Audit_Social_Media.mp3 Are you a habitual phone checker? Is there a compulsivity about the frequency you check your social media feeds? And what does that have to do with overeating? Listen today to understand how the "magic of maybe" can lead to compulsive behavior with social media. Show Notes: Simon Sinek interview "What Makes Your Brain … Continue reading Episode 36: Dopamine Audit – Social Media
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_35___Dopamine_Audit_-_Alcohol_Part_2.mp3 I’m recording a follow up on my first Purpose Driven Drinking experiment. Listen to find out what I drank, what I learned and why I’ve spent so much time thinking about alcohol, fructose and my liver.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/confessionsofanovereater/Episode_34___Dopamine_Audit_-_Alcohol.mp3 As an overeater for three decades, I often used overeating to generate dopamine and it’s associated feel good affects in my brain. Which led me to audit all the behaviors I use in my life to generate dopamine. Join me today as I discuss the science on the impact of alcohol on our liver … Continue reading Episode 34: Dopamine Audit – Alcohol