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Most people think of weight loss as a body challenge. But the real work happens in the mind. A therapist and employee wellness consultant reveals the hidden psychological mechanisms of successful weight-loss treatment. Anxiety and depression can often lead to unhealthy food choices and decreased physical activity, both of which can result in weight gain. While most people can indeed achieve weight loss by a change in nutrition and exercise, success is rarely sustained as lon
When we feel generally secure, that is, we are comfortable with closeness and confident about depending on loved ones, we are better at seeking support – and better at giving it. In a study by psychologist Jeff Simpson of the University of Minnesota, each of eighty-three dating couples filled out questionnaires about their relationship and then sat in a room. The female partner had been warned she would soon be participating in an activity that made most people very anxious