Category: Mind and body

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Confidence in Slimpod: No surgery

SLIMPODDER Wendy Brotherwood, from Surrey, is proud of what she has achieved by Thinking Slimmer – and so she should be. She’s sent me a lovely before and after picture and adds modestly: “I’m not sure this picture shows much difference but if you could

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Losing weight’s like running the marathon

LOSING weight is a challenge, and seeing all those magnificent marathon runners made me think about what drives them to take up their huge physical and mental challenge. My dictionary defines motivation as “the desire or willingness to do

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Anxiety: ‘Mind stuff’ helps me conquer it

I DON’T often blow my own horn but I really feel I need to write about something that happened last week which shows just how powerful the unconscious is, how it can work so well for us – and unfortunately work against us, too.

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Unconscious mind’s role in losing weight

I’M often asked about the conscious and unconscious minds – what they are and how they work in relation to Slimpods. Well first, what’s the difference between the two parts of our minds and what’s it got to do with weight loss?

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Mindset: Losing weight’s all in the head

HERE’S an amazing fact about mindset: Most women who go on a diet give up after five weeks and two days. So why do so many people keep on doing it year after year? Because it’s a habit. We think dieting or going to the gym will solve the problem

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Chicken peanut butter recipe

Stress of shopping too much for you?

THE stress of battling your way round the shops can be a nightmare so you need to be able to chill out. In fact, I read a survey recently in which almost a quarter of us view shopping at busy times of the year as creating more stress than rush hour traffic

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Caffeine – ditch it for a winter body boost

IF you’re having a lie-down in a darkened room you won’t need me to tell you how awful stress can feel. Trouble is, when we’re stressed our bodies are less resistant to infection. So it’s important to keep calm and carry on.

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Classic caesar salad recipe

Tea’s so good for health and wellbeing

DID you know that tea, a drink that’s been around for thousands of years, has some amazing properties? Green tea can help control your weight, according to research I read. White tea can help you look younger by smoothing out the wrinkles. Black tea 

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Why a good soak works wonders

TREAT yourself to a good soak in the bath and use a few drops of oil to help you to relax.Many of us have nice smelly oils in the bathroom (maybe a gift at Christmas) but do we all know the benefits they can bring?

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Trevor Silvester: Is it too good to be true?

Trevor Silvester is one of the world’s leading experts in changing behaviour through the use of words and is the Voice of the Slimpods. One of the questions Trevor Silvester is asked most often is: “Can a Slimpod really work in 21 days?” His honest answer is: “It depends.” Here’s his advice: The idea that it takes 21

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About Sandra
Founder of Thinking Slimmer
Food addiction expert
Member of All-Party Parliamentary Obesity Group
Huffington Post contributor
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Kate Butler nutrition change with Slimpod

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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