Why trying to manage your environment is futile

Earlier this week I wrote about the gift of having my brother’s dog to stay with us. Remember? He’s the smelly, persistent springer spaniel called Bonzo. Here’s a picture to remind you, and if you didn’t read it, you can do so here. The story of Bonzo is not an isolated incident. Many...

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The Gift of a Smelly, Persistent Dog

We’ve been given the gift of looking after my brother’s dog, Bonzo, for three whole weeks. I say ‘gift’ very advisedly. Bonzo is a springer spaniel - and he’s, well, springy. He’s persistent, disobedient, terrified of rain, sniffs our toy poodle’s butt incessantly, chews our shoes, and...

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1 tip on how to stop night time binges – video!

Hi there! Is night time (over) eating an issue for you? I hope this short video helps! http://youtu.be/zlvhHCUbctc

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Is there no place for ‘wants’???

Hello again I did expect some strong feedback to my last post – 'Why wanting a thin body and just about anything else, doesn't help,' and I got it! The common thread running through most of the comments was asking: do I think all wants are 'wrong,' and isn't there a place for wanting things in our...

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Why Wanting a Particular Number on The Scale, or Just About Anything Doesn’t Help

I'm curious about your reaction to this title. 'Wanting' is such a common way of expressing what we desire in our lives. From tiny tots we're asked 'what do you want to eat,' 'what do you want for your birthday?' We're taught from a young age, the language and experience of wanting something. The...

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