Beck Diet Solution: Day 4

“The Beck Diet Solution” Day 4: Give Yourself Credit See my overview of “The Beck Diet Solution,” a weight loss guide based on psychology, here. Previous Days: One, Two, Three I love today’s task! I’m very into the “person-centered” theory of counseling, part of which includes highlighting the positive in people. That could involve giving…

Beck Diet Solution: Day 3

“The Beck Diet Solution” Day 3: Eat Sitting Down Note: This post may be triggering to individuals who have struggled with eating disorders. To recap, "The Beck Diet Solution" applies psychological concepts to weight loss. I explain the theory more in-depth here. Beck’s day three task is a simple one: eat sitting down. I thought…

Beck Diet Solution: Day 2

Note: This post may be triggering to individuals who have struggled with eating disorders. Day 2: Pick Two Reasonable Diets The first two weeks of Dr. Judith Beck’s “The Beck Diet Solution” are all prep work. Day two’s agenda is researching and picking out two “reasonable” diet plans. Beck’s logic in picking out two is…

Weight Loss meets Psychology: “The Beck Diet Solution”

Full disclosure: I’ve struggled with my weight since college. I was thin as a teenager, and never thought I would be one of those people who gained “The Freshman 15”--but it happened to me. Those 15 pounds have, 6 years later, turned into 30 pounds. I’ve tried Weight Watchers and regular ol’ calorie counting, with…