December 2016

31
Dec

The 3 Most Important Pieces to Heal: Living with Chronic Illnesses

You can listen to the podcast here: Living with a Chronic Disease | Diamond Body Image Podcast The 3 most important pieces needed to heal There’s a cyclical piece to my invisible illnesses (yes, plural) and knowing that the increase in symptoms, emotions and pain is coming is days ahead of time is frustrating. It’s so predictable that I write

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26
Dec

Does Affluence Cause Midlife Weight Gain? Part 3

AFFLUENCE & MIDLIFE WEIGHT GAIN   Affluence is a relative term.  Meaning that it depends on your circumstances and perspective.  For example, after I graduated from college and started working if I had a thousand dollars in savings, I felt rich.  Now 20 some years later, if I only had a thousand dollars in savings I would feel broke.  Financial

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19
Dec

Stress and Weight Gain: How To Stop It Part 2

Stress is one of the biggest contributors to weight gain. Stress happens to all of us no matter what age you are. However, when you are in your midlife, our bodies may react a bit different to how it handles the stress in our life.   But I have not changed anything…. If your pants seem to be getting tighter

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12
Dec

Midlife Weight Gain: The Slowing Metabolism

Our body’s metabolism–or its ability to burn calories–plays a major role in midlife weight gain. The quicker your metabolism is, the easier it will be for you to lose the unwanted midlife weight. What is causing my weight gain? Does it just seem like you can’t eat what you used to eat without putting on weight?  If it does, it’s

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12
Dec

The Slowing Metabloism- Show Notes Episode 58

Link to Audio: https://soundcloud.com/diamondbodyimage/slowing-metabolisim/s-7AvXs View on Youtube: Identifying the daily habits that are slowing down your metabolism in midlife will allow you to get back on track with your weight loss goals. Avril and Alex explain what is slowing down your metabolism and how to speed it back up with some simple fixes in you day to day life. BONUS!

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5
Dec

Why People in Midlife Turn to Eating Disorders

Lots of different things change in your life as you age which makes you sometimes turn to drastic measures and unfortunatly eating disorders is becoming a popular one. The Truth Is Midlife Women Are #1 While most people associate eating disorders with images of a thin, white, upper-middle-class teenage girl. The eating disorder landscape has changed. Countless men and women

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1
Dec

Midlife Eating Disorders Episode 57 Show Notes

Link to the audio: https://soundcloud.com/diamondbodyimage/midlife-eating-disorders-episode-57 35% of middle aged women have an eating disorder and few admit it to anyone. Avril and Alex talk about why this is happening on this episode. Overcoming it can be tough if you do not do it the right way so they give you advice on the next steps to escape the disorder for

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