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Building a Better Body Image

By Dr Louisa Hoey One issue that most of my clients struggle with is how to have a better body image. Body image is the way we see ourselves and how we feel about our bodies. Unfortunately we live in a society today that values thin women and muscular men. This ideal is pushed at […]

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The 2 minute guide to Mindfulness

By Dr Louisa Hoey Everyone is talking about mindfulness these days so I thought it would be useful to write something about what it is and how you can get started in a really simple way to be more mindful in your life. Mindfulness helps us to focus on what is really important in our […]

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Over eating – 5 reasons you can’t break the cycle

By Dr Louisa Hoey Many of my weight loss clients come to therapy hoping that I will give them strategies and tricks to increase their willpower. Society promotes the idea that people who are slim are ‘good’ at being able to avoid ‘bad’ food. However, in my extensive work with disordered eating I would say […]

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Have you been fooled?

By Dr Louisa Hoey The diet industry employs clever people The diet industry spends millions of dollars on marketing to convince you that diets will help you lose weight.  They will tell you that their method is different, simple and will give you permanent results. The diet industry would have you believe that losing weight […]

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Mindful Eating Over Christmas

By Lucia Colla With the festive season well and truly upon us and the big day not far away, the pressure on eating is at its highest. Christmas Day can overwhelm the senses and we can quickly become absorbed by the endless supply of food and drink. A relatively new approach to eating (and to this […]

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