Sandra's blog

A rich resource of advice
to give you food freedom, greater
confidence and lasting weight loss.


Stay healthy and mentally strong with a virus victory goal map

STRESS and anxiety can play havoc with our health and wellness.   I know my Slimpod programme – and specifically the Chillpod – is really helping people at the moment.  But I’m always keen to go that extra mile to help people. So I asked my friend, the creator of the excellent Goalmapping system Brian Mayne,

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Slimpod helps first sugar-free hospital to win coveted NHS award

THE annual NHS Sustainability Awards are highly prized and that’s why I’m delighted and proud that one hospital I’ve been working with for the past three years has been awarded first place in the food category and was shortlisted for a second recognising staff engagement. The judges said Tameside Hospital’s innovative approach to meals and menus and its

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Jenni Murray and the stigma of obesity – her frank, inspiring story

  Jenni and I at Westminster   AS part of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity I’m really pushing for people’s psychological relationship with food to be far higher up the NHS agenda. Too many health professionals fail to understand the role emotional eating plays in so many lives. So it was fascinating to meet the

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Break emotional eating: Three ways to change evening habits

EMOTIONAL eating is a BIG problem for so many people. Recently I’ve been having lots of conversations about how to break emotional eating within our Slimpod community and in my Facebook live chats. So in my vlog this week I’m telling the story of a lovely lady who has struggled with emotional eating in the

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Now the magical Slimpod Live chats are on video every week

SINCE the start of January I’ve been hosting our regular Slimpod Club live chats via video within the private group on Facebook.  I’ve been chatting about some crucial elements of our programme and why certain daily actions are important for your success. So far we’ve covered: The psychology behind sharing wins. How to set wins

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Your brain’s a learning machine so teach it good daily habits

FOR the past few weeks I’ve been running a free Boot Camp to help everyone get 2020 off to the best possible start. This week I’ve got an extra bonus week for you! If you’ve only recently joined the Slimpod family you can quickly catch up because I’ve put links lower down in the blog

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How to change the script of your life that causes self-sabotage

I’VE been helping people to lose weight for over a decade and there’s one thing I learned early on which has never changed: If you fear that you won’t lose weight, then you probably never will. My Boot Camp video this week is all about lack of self-belief and how that can lead to self-sabotage. Once

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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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