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When our founder Marc David set out to interview over 35 of the world’s top thought leaders about the new burgeoning field of Eating Psychology in our Online Conference, one of the themes he discovered coming up over and over, was how disconnected we humans have become from our natural world, the source of being. While it may sound cliché to some, is it really surprising to consider that so many of our ailments can be healed or alleviated when we return, even in little ways, to nature? This is just one of the 8 Key Lessons from our Online Eating Psychology Conference. Click here to read more.
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Be in Peace. Be Content. Be Fulfilled.  Heart's mind in direct alignment with life - body in line with nature.  :)
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What makes a meal memorable for you? Is it the freshest local ingredients? The style of cuisine? The unique flavor combination? Or maybe you remember other aspects of the experience -- the ambiance of your favorite restaurant, the great conversation you had with your friends over dessert, or the joy you felt in offering a festive meal to your family. Perhaps your fondest food memories go back to your own childhood and the way your mother showed her love for you by cutting the crusts off of your PBJ. Whether you’re a gourmet chef or you’re feeding a crowd on a shoestring budget, you can make ANY meal the “best meal ever,” without buying a single new kitchen gadget or exotic spice. In this delicious video from #IPEtv, Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares 6 simple steps that you can add to any meal to transform it from simple sustenance to something seriously special! In the comments below, please let us know: What was your most memorable meal ever, and what made it special? We love hearing your thoughts!
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The term “brain food” is a fascinating and important nutritional concept. That’s because we certainly need to take good nutritional care of this all important organ. What's funny is that we never talk about kidney food, or elbow food, or eye food or spleen food – but we can all agree that there’s something powerful about choosing particular foods to nourish our brain. This very necessary body part burns through 20% of our total energy on any given day. It's time that we give the brain its due when it comes to proper fuel and nourishment. Check out this article where Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating discusses 5 Unexpected Brain Foods that may very well surprise and enlighten you.
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However, if you're not getting the results you're expecting from being your own Nutrition "Expert" - it would be a wise decision to invest in a personal MENTOR.  Someone who is further along the (road/path/journey) of life.  Someone who has more experience under their belt, is dedicated, and CAN  uplift others in (heart, mind & soul).  You'll be glad you did.  You won't be eating 'healthfood' - you'll be feasting on 'SUPERFOOD'
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Are you curious about cleansing? Detoxifying cleanses and fasts are a time-honored part of the wellness coach’s toolkit, and in recent years they’ve gotten plenty of publicity from high-profile nutrition experts. But “cleansing” is no recent trend--in fact, humans have practiced fasting for both health and ritual purposes for thousands of years. And while they can be great for clearing toxins of all kinds out of your body systems, if that’s all you’re focusing on, you’re only getting a fragment of the potential benefits that a good cleanse can offer. In this illuminating video from #IPEtv, Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, explores the emotional and spiritual aspects of cleansing, and offers some great suggestions for taking your fast to the next level! In the comments below, please let us know: Have you ever noticed stored emotions coming out when you were doing a cleanse or fast? We love hearing your thoughts!
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From an early age, many of us learn that in order to be loved, accepted, or be successful, we must be perfect: the perfect wife, the perfect man, the perfect employee, child, etc. But if we take a step back and look around, we’ll quickly see how everyone’s definitions of perfection are often different and unique according to one’s own story. It’s a virus that cleverly mutates to fit the host. While many believe this is the source of their drive and ambition, it’s often the thing holding them back from living a life free of stress and fear. Are you ready to let go of your idea of what perfectionism can do for you? Check out “What’s Up With Perfectionism” and learn more.
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Someone said that PAIN is a gift.  Other than the gift of being ALIVE...PAIN is our greatest gift.  I agree, we have to listen to the powerful message it has for us - understand the message, and respond accordingly.
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Do you eat like a ninja? Does your diet have the moves to protect you from environmental toxins? In today’s world, human-made chemicals seem to be everywhere -- in the air, in the soil, and in our food. From our shampoo to our makeup to our clothes, we’re constantly covering our bodies with substances that didn’t exist a few hundred years ago. These materials can be very useful, but they can also put a strain on our immune systems and interfere with our body’s natural processes of digestion, metabolism, and regeneration. But here’s the good news: instead of living in constant fear of assault from harmful chemicals, we can boost our body’s defenses by making dietary choices that enhance our immunity. Join Emily Rosen, Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, as she shares some great strategies for “nutritional self defense” in this practical and engaging video from #IPEtv! In the comments below, please let us know: What foods or supplements do you use to defend yourself from toxins in your environment? We love hearing your thoughts!
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As a human being on Earth, I agree to be an eater. I choose life again and again and again. What does it mean to be an eater?
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Do you find yourself constantly searching for the “one true diet”? Is your head filled with voices giving you conflicting guidance about what to eat and what not to eat? Do you go through cycles of devotion to a new nutritional system followed by disappointment and despair? If so, then you may be suffering from an acute case of Nutritional Confusion. This little-known condition causes suffering for thousands of people who struggle every day to decide what foods are best for them. But there is hope! If you or someone you love is affected by Nutritional Confusion, please check out this inspiring video from #IPEtv. Marc David, founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, shares the cutting-edge nutrition information you need to chart your own perfect course and free yourself from dietary befuddlement forever! In the comments below, please let us know: How do you decide what nutritional information is right for you? We love hearing your thoughts!
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Liberate Yourself from Nutritional Confusion - by living your life with your heart deliberately in direct alignment with life and your body in line with nature.
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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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