Also, a diet high in carbs, especially sugar and refined, high-GI starches, can increase your secretion of the hormone insulin, which promotes the deposit of fat, especially round the belly, and retards the fat-burning process. ~ In addition to having a list, it might be a good idea to have a sign. Having a sign […]

Plan ahead. Plan to meet friends after a stressful day so you don’t run home and binge. Put thought into how you will feel after different situations and plan strategies to relieve negative emotions. If you like to host parties, then sure, go ahead! You can throw an in-person party at your offices or at […]

For example, guests at a pirate theme party can pose with their bandannas and eyepatches, looking like fierce buccaneers. Guests at a princess party could pose in their pretty dress-up clothes. Guests at a construction party can pose with their trucks in the sandbox. Exercise is also extremely important in weight loss (and maintenance). You […]

Get creative with questions– ask embarrassing or funny ones to keep your guests laughing. If possible, come up with a list of question beforehand if you’re not great at thinking them up on the spot. The assumption here is that fluid dilutes your digestive juices and enzymes, slowing digestion and packing on excess body fat. […]