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Susceptibility to food addiction and 3 mistakes most people make
Monday, April 27, 2020      4 comments

This is a promotion text by Susan Peirce Thompson, who wrote 'Bright Line Eating', a book on the topic of food addiction. I thought that it offers some interesting insights. happythinandfree.com/ According to Mrs. Tho... Read more
Dance! Zumba with Oliver and Hardy!
Sunday, April 26, 2020      6 comments

A must watch: Oliver and Hardy dancing! www.youtube.com/watch?v=
Gx3P3oANFuQ This channel has lots of upbeat choreographies to get us moving! One of them to the same song 'Despacito'! Here: www.yout... Read more
Dopamine and motivation to do hard things
Monday, April 20, 2020      5 comments

I thought this video was very interesting: "How I trained my brain to do hard things'. It offers a lot of insight into addictions (food included) and on how to use one's time for good purposes rather than to waste it, for example surfing th... Read more
If they hadn't recorded it no one would believe it
Friday, April 17, 2020      9 comments

This made me smile today www.youtube.com/watch?v=
I_Bv_bHyFGM I tend to not want to watch nor share so called 'funny' video's of animals when they show animals that are clearly forced to do tricks or are placed in ci... Read more
Binge Eating Recovery During a Crisis
Wednesday, April 15, 2020      3 comments

"It’s important to see that it’s not the events or the emotions that cause the binge eating. A situation that frequently leads to a binge for one person might never lead to a binge for another person. The cause of a binge is always the urge to b... Read more
Why slow and steady wins the race
Thursday, April 09, 2020      6 comments

"Slow and steady often wins because it keeps you motivated. Take on manageable challenges and you'll get frequent signals of progress. Bite off more than you can chew and progress stalls. When you make progress, you want to keep going.... Read more
Why we overeat: effects of a calorie-dense diet on the brain and dopamine system
Tuesday, April 07, 2020      6 comments

"Those eating calorie-dense diets may have a reduced capacity to enjoy all of life’s pleasures by deadening dopamine pathways in the brain. (......) now we know fat may have similar effects on the brain (as sugar) as well. You feed some pe... Read more
Daily hugs diminish the chance to get sick
Friday, April 03, 2020      4 comments

"Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University examined the interplay between exposure to illness, social support, and daily hugs. In the name of science (and possibly a hundred bucks), 404 healthy adults agreed to inhale nasal drops that exposed th... Read more
Soothing music
Tuesday, March 24, 2020      3 comments

Relaxing music www.youtube.com/watch?v=
lMc5t8GqNfs ... Read more
Revolutionary new insights in stress
Monday, March 23, 2020      6 comments

#t-852796 Psychologist and writer Kelly McGonigal confesses in a TED talk that she was wrong about how to view stress and explains that ... Read more
How to boost your immune system with a fork
Friday, March 20, 2020      7 comments

I looked up the chapter about infections from Dr. Michael Greger to see what advice he gives for a healthy immune system. Thought I'd share the main points he mentions with regard to protecting ourselves from flu. In my own words (but the sci... Read more
Overcoming food addiction
Wednesday, March 11, 2020      4 comments

Came across this article today... psychcentral.com/blog/ex
ood-addiction/ It is interesting to me that chosing a vegan lifestyle helped the author to overcome her food addiction.... Read more
73-year old woman transforms her life and her body
Monday, March 02, 2020      4 comments

Stumbled across this inspiring story... www.youtube.com/watch?v=
2JWq5SDXwLw ... Read more
"The pleasure chemical" - recovery from addiction
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      4 comments

This is an article about recovery from alcohol addiction, but it explains a lot about dopamine which plays a role in all types of addiction. www.thetemper.com/dopami
ne-addction-recovery/ Adapting from this article: ... Read more
The Craving Brain: Neuroscience of Uncontrollable Urges
Saturday, February 22, 2020      9 comments

watch?v=p0lL1MN2yCs What I learned in the first 15-20 minutes: Even after more than 20 years of abstinence, after using even a limited / small amount of the substance, an ex-addict will go ... Read more

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