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to give you food freedom, greater
confidence and lasting weight loss.


Slimpod vs Noom: what’s the difference?

ONE of the questions I have been asked more and more frequently lately is about the differences between Slimpod vs Noom, so I thought I’d take time to address them here. Behavioural change and its link to weight loss is being over-used right now because lots of big slimming companies have decided to distance themselves

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Slimpod has freed me from emotional eating and given me back my life

This week I thought I’d hand over my usual blog spot to a very special guest: Slimpod Community Manager Lynn Haddrell, who has written a wonderfully inspiring summary of her Slimpod journey so far and what it has meant to her. It’s about SO much more than weight loss! Last weekend (Valentine’s Day, to be

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How Gill rediscovered her weight loss mojo

This week I’m SO delighted to be bringing you a Slimpodder’s weight loss experience with a bit of a twist. It’s one that I’m sure will resonate with lots of you as we all struggle with the ever-changing landscape of lockdown and uncertainty about when it will all end. Gill Lawrence flew through the Gold

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Winning the day will keep your weight loss moving!

I DON’T know about you but I’m finding this lockdown the hardest one yet.  So many people are saying the same – even the most positive of people who are used to winning the day are finding it a struggle getting out of bed some days.  It’s literally groundhog day every day. I spoke to

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Stop falling off the wagon and keep your weight loss going

IF you started the New Year full of good intentions to commit to Project YOU but now find yourself struggling to stay motivated, you are not alone. The thing I’ve noticed most during over a decade of helping people to lose weight is that after a few weeks the excitement and buzz wear off and

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Slimpod’s put me in control and my full signal has returned

I ALWAYS like to use my blog to give you a boost when you need it most – and I think this is one of those times!  You’ll absolutely LOVE the interview I have for you this week. Sarah Shakespeare is part of our Slimpod community and is constantly making us all smile with her

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Fish curry coconut treat

WE’LL all be sick of the sight of turkey, chicken, beef, lamb and pork once Christmas is here – so in the run-up to the holiday why not try an ultra-healthy coconut fish curry? Now that the cold, dark nights are well and truly here they can be a trigger for the bad habits of

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Keep the weight off over Xmas with this unique free download

  CHRISTMAS can be a challenging time of the year for so many reasons.  People become anxious that they will undo the great work they’ve achieved over the year because traditionally the Xmas period is full of temptations and excesses. I know from the comments in our private Facebook group that Christmas brings on huge

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About Sandra
Founder of Thinking Slimmer
Food addiction expert
Member of All-Party Parliamentary Obesity Group
Huffington Post contributor
DipCHyp HPD NLP MasterPrac
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Ease the stress of emotional eating

STRESS and emotional eating have an extraordinary effect on our food habits, and emotional eating brought on by anxiety is a major reason why more and more people are overweight. The more pressurised life becomes, the more people turn to food in a vain attempt

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Achieve and believe, great things happen

I’M bursting to show you the most remarkable pictures I’ve ever seen that show the power of Slimpods to help you believe and achieve. This is Darin with double Olympic champion Kelly Holmes at the weekend as they competed together

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Breaking out of the failing diet cycle

IF you’ve ever been on a diet and felt trapped in a cycle of doing well and then ruining it again and again, then you’re not alone! I speak to clients all the time who say they’ve “failed” at every diet they’ve tried, sometimes for as long as 40 or 50 years. It’s heart-breaking

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