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By: Dr. Kim Feinstein, Psy.D. You made your New Year’s resolution to lose weight. Starting with enthusiasm, meal prepping, increasing your water intake, exercise, and trying to avoid the temptations that seemed to lurk around every corner. Right now, you’re probably very committed to reaching your goals and ready to make the changes! However, as … Continue reading How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution to Lose Weight
By: Heather Wright, FNP-C., Red Mountain Clinical Assistant Director After losing 147 pounds, I feel like a new person. I am healthier, happier and more active than I ever could have imaged. Now, I can do activities that I never would have been able to do at my heaviest weight, like hike regularly, scuba dive, … Continue reading Healthy Family Lifestyle: Setting Up a Lifetime of Health
After focusing on accomplishing one large task for so long, patients are often stuck wondering, “what’s next?” after achieving their weight loss goals. It can be tempting to go back to old lifestyle habits, but doing so can actually lead to rebound weight gain. At this time, it’s important to give yourself a pat on … Continue reading You’ve Reached Your Goal Weight, What’s Next?
Written by: Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Kim Feinstein, Red Mountain Weight Loss® Behavioral Weight Loss Specialist “On certain days, I could eat everything that is not nailed down. I find myself sneaking into the kitchen, rummaging through the refrigerator and pantry for something to eat. I begin to eat everything in sight. I justify my eating … Continue reading How to S.T.I.C.K. to Your Diet
By: Dr. Kim Feinstein, Red Mountain Weight Loss® Clinical Psychologist & Weight Loss Specialist There is no shortage of excuses for unhealthy eating and lifestyle choices. In my many years as a Clinician, I believe I have heard them all. However, if your ultimate goal is long-term success with weight loss and a healthier lifestyle, … Continue reading Own It!
Before the holiday season, perhaps you were highly motivated and committed to living a healthy lifestyle. Beginning each day with enthusiasm and hope, you did everything you were “supposed” to do – ate clean, exercised, and overall acted according to the lifestyle that would help you achieve your goals. Then the holiday season arrived. You … Continue reading Dr. Kim: Stop Wishing and Start Doing! How to Overcome Holiday Setbacks
Many of us are on one end of the spectrum or the other – you either bounce up out of bed with the enthusiasm of a puppy, or you lay in the comfort of your bed sheets until you can will yourself to put one foot in front of the other. Depending on age, you’re … Continue reading How to Jumpstart Your Day
Whether we are conscious of it or not, we make excuses all of the time. Phrases like “I’m too tired” or “I’m too busy” tend to surface whenever we know we should be doing something, but aren’t. It is difficult to stop oneself from making excuses, as it is the mind’s natural defense against doing things we … Continue reading 4 Effective Ways to Hold Yourself Accountable
Written by: Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Kim Feinstein, RedMountain Weight Loss Behavioral Weight Loss Specialist If you have slipped up and are now focused on getting back on track, optimize your chances of reaching your goal and set yourself up for success with these 5 simple ways to reboot your weight loss journey! 1. Begin by setting … Continue reading Dr Kim: 5 Simple Ways to Start Over
Written by: Dr. Kim Feinstein, Clinical Psychologist & Behavioral Weight Loss Specialist What is a Lapse? A lapse is when you eat off of your meal plan; however, you still manage to regain control over what you are doing. A lapse is also referred to as a “slip.” Example: You arrive at work and someone brought … Continue reading Lapse vs. Relapse: What’s the Difference?