I am happy because...
I live in a nice, big house
I get paid a good amount of money
I am married and have children
I have a good job and lots of great qualifications
I have the time to get to the gym 4 times a week OR - I am happy because...
I laughed a lot with my husband and children today
I really helped two people at work and it felt great
I ate a delicious meal for lunch
I felt so good moving my body at a dance class
I was calm and relaxed all day from getting
Have you ever had a conversation with someone about a delicious meal you once had... and then found yourself craving that same meal, that evening? Or have you ever had a friend tell you about the delicious pasta dish they are cooking that night and found that you really want to also eat pasta for dinner? Or perhaps you are reminiscing with a partner about the amazing food you ate whilst on holiday in Asia and then find that you both want to order that same cuisine for lunch t
When I work with clients, I often explain to them how their brain works and how this has an impact on their food choices. One of the things that we often discuss is what that individual can to do boost their willpower to bring about changes to their food-related behaviours. The part of our brain responsible for our willpower is called the pre-frontal cortex - and technically, this part of our brain allows us to be the boss of our actions. The one with ultimate control over