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One component of addiction is denial. (Denial is a state of mind marked by a refusal or an inability to recognize and deal with a serious personal problem.) You might […]

Frequently Asked Question #9


Question: What does it mean when you say "If it’s not water it’s food"?

The phrase, if it’s not water it’s food is telling you it all counts. It all adds […]

Body Image


What do you look like? How big (or small) are you? How tall (or short)? How much do you weigh?

When I ask participants how much they use to weigh […]

Unrealistic Expectations Can Cause Failure


Weight gain is an evolutionary process. Some people call it creeping weight. The scale turtles inexorably upward – a tight skirt, a belt notch, an I-can’t-zip-up-my-pants inch at a time. […]

Frequently Asked Question #4


Question: Why is a wide variety of food helpful to losing weight?

If you eat the same thing every day, tuna-fish for example, after the first few bites you’re thinking, yes, […]

Podcast with Eric Dye of Entrepreneurially Fit Radio


Caryl recently did an interview with Eric Dyer for his podcast Entrepreneurially Fit Radio (on the Entrepreneur Podcast Network). They talked about her story, how The Program works, her plans […]

Frequently Asked Question #3


Question: Why is it helpful to differentiate between a physical hunger and an emotional hunger?

There’s only one reason to eat: Because you want to nourish your body. And if while you […]

The Four Stages of Breaking an Addiction


Nowhere does the Four Stages of Addiction come into play more powerfully than when you resist changing a habit relating to the foods in which you self-medicate. For most of […]

The Ritual Of Food Addiction


If you've been trying to figure out the weight-loss game for as long as I've been coaching people – several decades – you've most likely been trying to avoid food, […]