Thin from Within: The Powerful Self-Coaching Program for Permanent Weight Loss, 1st Edition

  • Joseph J. Luciani
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  • ISBN-10: 081443679X
  • ISBN-13: 9780814436790
  • DDC: 613.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 260 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

Tired of your weight swinging up and down? Do you find it difficult to stick to a diet? You’re not alone. Every day, millions of people battle temptation as they try to drop unwanted pounds. For those who succeed, a whopping 80 percent quickly pack the weight back on. This book delves into the root causes and reveals that diets alone—whether counting calories or controlling carbs—don’t work. Why? Because lasting results have less to do with what you eat, and everything to do with why you eat it. To lose weight and keep it off, you’ve got to retrain your brain. Renowned psychologist Joseph J. Luciani explores the emotional triggers and ingrained habits driving overindulgence—and shares simple self-coaching techniques proven to control cravings and break the cycle of self-sabotage. Once mastered, these strategies turn healthy eating into an effortless process.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Half Title Page.
Introduction.
The Essentials of Weight Mastery.
1: What You Need to Know About Weight Mastery.
2: Why It Is So Hard to Just Say No.
3: Why You Crave Food, and What You Can Do About It.
The Path to Weight Mastery.
4: Getting Tough with Your Impulses and Cravings.
5: Adopting the Food Journal Advantage.
6: Cultivating a Resilient Attitude.
Three Crucial Steps Toward Weight Mastery.
7: The Self-Talk Approach to Dismantling Stubborn Habits.
8: Step One: Separate Facts from Fictions.
9: Step Two: Say No! to Ruminative Thoughts.
10: Step Three: Let Go and Self-Trust.
Lifelong Success with Weight Mastery.
11: Liberate Yourself from Anxiety, Depression, and Emotional Sabotage.
12: Food Addiction or Compulsion: Where Do You Stand?.
13: Beyond Weight Loss: Achieving Lifelong Weight Mastery.
Index.
About the Author.
Copyright Page.