All posts by Shari Broder

EP. #69: Honoring Your Cyclical Appetite

It’s not your imagination.If you are a woman under the age of 50, chances are that for a few days before your menstrual period, you get food cravings.Your hunger increases.Maybe you even feel like you

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EP. #68: Menopause, Weight, and Body Changes

Women’s bodies change throughout our lives.We go through puberty, pregnancy and childbirth, perimenopause, menopause and postmenopause.Our bodies have a brilliant, miraculous system through which they

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EP. #67: Guided Urge Surfing Meditation

Do you struggle with the urge to eat when you aren't hungry? Urge Surfing is a way of being with those urges without acting on them or resisting them.In last week’s episode, I introduced the practice

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EP. #66: Let’s Go Urge Surfing!

Do you get the urge to eat out of habit? Like munching crunchy snacks while watching TV?Or eating your kid’s leftovers when you aren’t hungry?Or maybe you grab candy out of a candy bowl as you walk

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EP. #65: Can You Be Body Positive and Want to Lose Weight?

Does being “body positive” mean that you can’t want to change your body?Does promoting a healthy, sane approach to food and eating, which may also involve weight loss, fly in the face of body positivity?What

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EP. #64: How to Stop Believing Your Stories and Get Results

If you want to make peace with food and eating, and drop your extra weight, you need to stop believing the negative stories you’ve been telling yourself about food, eating and your weight.We all have

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EP. #63: 8 Reasons Why You Aren’t Losing Weight

Every year, 45 million people in the United States alone start a new diet. They spend $33 billion on diet products. $33 billion down the drain because 95-97% of them will fail.Meanwhile, the number of

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EP. #62: How to Really Commit to Your Goals and Get Results

“Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.” ― Paulo CoelhoYou

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EP. #61: Why Losing Weight for a Big Event is the Wrong Approach

Have you ever decided to lose weight because a big event was coming?You’re getting married.Your high school reunion is a few months away.Or maybe you’re going to the Caribbean or the beach and can’t

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EP. #60: Are You Losing Weight at the Expense of Your Health?

Does the title of this week’s episode sound ironic? Isn’t the main point of losing weight actually to be healthier?Years ago, there was a skit on Saturday Night Live called "Fernando's Hideaway." Fernando's

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EP. #59: What Do You Think When You Look in the Mirror?

When you look in the mirror, what do you think?Does it ever sound like this?“I can’t wear that, I look so fat in it!”“Look at those cottage cheese thighs!”“Wow, where did all of those wrinkles

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EP. #58: How to Enjoy a Buffet or Party Without Overeating

You’re at a restaurant and there’s a buffet. So many good things to eat! You love food and there are unlimited quantities. Are you worried that you’ll eat too much?That used to be me. My brain

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EP. #57: Eight Best Ideas You Learned This Year, Part 2

In today’s episode, we’ll discuss four more super important ideas to implement if you want to become your healthy weight or stay there while living a wonderful, fun life that doesn’t involve diets

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EP. #56: Eight Best Ideas You Learned This Year, Part 1

It’s the Weight Loss for Foodies podcast’s one year anniversary! I started this podcast because I struggled with eating and my weight for most of my life. When I discovered how to lose weight

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EP. #55: Is Inadequate Sleep Hindering Your Weight Loss Efforts?

Do you have some days when you feel hungry all day, no matter how much you eat? Believe it or not, that might be because you haven’t been getting enough sleep.What does the amount of sleep have to do

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EP. #54: Should You Weigh Yourself?

There isn’t much that incites fear in weight-conscious people like the bathroom scale!Do you avoid the scale like the plague? Or do weigh yourself obsessively?Have you moved the scale around your bathroom

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EP. #53: 11 Tips for Staying on Track

You’re trying to lose weight. You’ve been down this road so many times before. Too many. But you aren’t ready to toss in the towel.How many times have you started a restrictive diet with the hope

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EP. #52: The Best Thing About Losing Weight

Have you ever really thought about why you want to lose weight?I mean, seriously thought about it.Maybe you think it is because you want to look better in clothes, feel sexier, find a great partner, or

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EP. #51: How to Really Enjoy Joy Foods

There are certain foods that we love because they taste great, but they have little or no nutritional value.  I call them “joy” foods.If you want to eat them, you should. In moderation.Yes, you

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EP. #50: We Live in a Culture of Overeating, But You Dont Have To Conform

When you put food on your plate, do you think about how much you need to be lightly full? Or do you just fill the plate?Do you eat on autopilot, automatically finishing what’s on your plate, regardless

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