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Most of us know by now that if you want to burn calories, then you need to get to work. We’ve learned that calorie burning means exercising, moving, running, making great efforts and pushing beyond your limits. And while all of this is certainly true, there’s a hidden metabolic secret when it comes to calorie burning that may surprise you, and it’s this: relaxation helps burn calories and increase our overall metabolic capacity. How’s this possible? Check out this article by Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating as he explores the some of the simple science and the real life case studies that show how if you want to metabolize more fully, then you likely need to relax more consistently.
If you’re like most people trying to lose weight, you’re likely working hard at it. Read on to learn how by relaxing you can burn calories.
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At the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, we think it’s time to crack open a window and let some new light into the field of nutritional science. In this video from #IPEtv, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, explains why we need to take a more holistic approach to eating if we really want to change things for the better. Tune in now! In the comments below, please let us know: How have you noticed your thoughts or emotions influencing your food choices? We love hearing your thoughts!
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Awareness is presence. It’s our ability to be awake to what is. It’s our capacity to experience what life is doing in this moment. And when we bring awareness to our eating experience, it’s a wondrous metabolic force. How do you bring awareness to the table?
Discover how to increase awareness so that your eating experience becomes a wondrous metabolic force.
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Most people think digestion begins with the first bite. But in fact, the process actually begins at the first sight, the first smell, or even the first thought of food! The cephalic or “head” phase digestive response is a well-studied but under-appreciated aspect of human biology, and if you’re interested in maximizing your metabolic potential, you’ll definitely want to find out more. Tune in to this eye-opening video from #IPEtv where Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares some fascinating insights about the hidden role of the brain in digestion! In the comments below, please let us know: What distractions keep you from fully metabolizing your meals? We love hearing your thoughts!
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Wow, this explains how we are able to pack on the pounds easily when we become couch potatoes..😔
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Mothers who have struggled with issues of food and body often wish for their daughters to be able to grow up without experiencing this type of suffering. But as we all know, it can be tough for a young woman to grow up in this culture and survive with her self esteem intact. In this heartfelt video from #IPEtv, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares the number one thing a mother can do to help her daughter develop a positive and life-affirming relationship with food. In the comments below, please let us know: What most inspires you to transform your relationship with food? We love hearing your thoughts!
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Breathe in more oxygen and you burn food more fully. What do you notice when you breathe in more?
Discover here, how we can use oxygen to raise metabolism naturally. Breathe in more oxygen and you burn food more fully.
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Picture this: a medical clinic shaped like a huge circus tent in the middle of the woods, a man with a clown nose claiming to be head doctor, and a young Marc David, out of his element but ready to learn. If you want a fascinating glimpse into the early explorations of the man who went on to found the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, you’ll love this hilarious and uplifting video from #IPEtv! In the comments below, please let us know: Have you ever learned something important from an unexpected teacher? We love hearing your thoughts!
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By now, just about every human on planet Earth seems to know that exercise is a good thing. But what most people don’t know is that the frame of mind under which we exercise can have a huge impact on metabolism. The bottom line is that when we exercise and move from a place of inspiration, freedom, and joy - your body can love right back by rewarding you with a hotter calorie burning metabolism. Stated in the opposite way, when we move from a place of stress, fear, anxiety or self hatred - we can literally cancel out so many of the key benefits of the exercise state. Check out this fascinating article by Marc David, Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating where he shares some fascinating science and a compelling real life story.
If you exercise to lose weight, read on to find out why exercising from a place of inspiration, freedom, and joy will give you better results.
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The World's Leading School in Nutritional Psychology: A School Uniting Nutrition, Nourishment, Science and Soul.

IPE focuses on the fields of Mind Body Nutrition & Dynamic Eating Psychology. With its unique and revolutionary educational approach, the Institute is the only school of its kind that teaches students how to effectively work with the most common eating challenges of our times. Our graduates come away empowered around their own relationship with food and body, skilled in facilitating others, and confident to bring this knowledge out into the world. Learn more at:

Some Details About IPE's Eating Psychology Coach Certification Training 

Our Eating Psychology Coach Certification Training is a powerful, information rich, 250 hour program that certifies you as an Eating Psychology Coach and provides an unprecedented professional training that will leave you with a strong skill-set and the confidence to work with the most commonly seen eating concerns – weight, body image, overeating, binge eating, digestion, fatigue, immunity, mood and much more. We now offer this training in a distance learning format that you can take from anywhere in the world. The training spans over 7 months, October until May.

Download our comprehensive school catalog here: 

 Key highlights of the Training: 

  • Convenient distance learning format
  • A powerful blend of videos, audio, voice-over slide shows, handouts, and notes.
  • Maps, tools, skills, and protocols that will help you navigate the challenge of eating issues
  • A unique combination of nutritional science and psychology
  • Enjoy a style of teaching that's inspiring, grounded, and results oriented
  • Grow a new career - Become a Certified Eating Psychology Coach
  • Learn to help others by transforming your own relationship with food
  • Develop confidence to work with clients
  • Create a community of support with fellow students
  • Be part of a new movement in Health and Transformation
  • Enjoy a Training and Career that fits your lifestyle - that you can launch anywhere in the world

Some exciting additional features include: 

  • Live teleclasses each month with Marc David or a guest faculty.
  • Free admission to a special live event in May 2014 - The Future of Healing
  • A Bonus Nutrition Module designed by Hawthorn University
  • A Bonus Business Coaching Module to help you launch your practice 

If you haven't had a chance to check out our free information packed video series called The Dynamic Eating Psychology Breakthrough you can sign up for it below. It’s a great way to get a better sense of the work we do here at the Institute for the Psychology of Eating.

We are now accepting admission to the training in 2013. Early enrollment is open, and admission is by application only. If you are interested, please go here:

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