How Much Does Your Soul Weigh?: Diet-Free Solutions to Your Food, Weight, and Body Worries
Harper Collins, 2004 M08 10 - 272 pages
Dr. Dorie McCubbrey knows firsthand how difficult it can be to struggle with weight and self–image: she began dieting at age ten, and spent fifteen years battling anorexia, bulimia, and overeating. A trained therapist and author of the successful self–published Dr. Dorie's Don't Diet Book, she approaches weight problems by exploring patients߭ental attitudes toward themselves and their appearance.
In this book, she explains her theory of ⨮tuitive self–care,⟨elping readers to reconnect with themselves spiritually and emotionally as they work to free themselves from guilt, worry, and unnecessary emotional attachments to food. With its holistic approach, How Much Does Your Soul Weigh? applies to all eating and weight problems 埦rom anorexia to obesity.
By confronting underlying issues such as stress, anxiety, and depression, as well as identifying the ⦡mes⟴hey play with themselves about weight, readers can form a healthy sense of themselves and lose weight naturally. Drawing on her own inspirational success story, and case studies, anecdotes, and examples from her own thriving weight–counseling practice (she boasts a 95% success rate), Dr. Dorie sets forth the four primary personality ⠲chetypes⠗⑩gid Rachel,⠓Searching Sarah,⠓Escapist Eric,⟡nd ⁵sy Beth⠗ that experience weight problems; the difference between ⬥ntal⟡nd ⡯dy⟷eight; the ᵠSecrets of Naturally Thin People,⟡ self–assessment quiz that will tell you how much your soul weighs, and ⑥cipes⟦or success –– tips and exercises that can easily be incorporated into daily life.
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With the favored formula for getting and staying thin changing nearly as often as the weather, McCubbrey (Dr. Dorie's Don't Diet Book) presents a plan that puts souls before scales-and therefore, she ... Read full review
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