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Mind Blowing is a channel dedicated to educating everyone about mental health, physical health, and wellness. The channel focuses on the idea that information is a powerful tool that helps us to make better decisions and to focus on our strengths. Everyone is different and by accepting that fact, we can allow ourselves to work towards living our happiest life.

Mind Blowing is a channel dedicated to educating everyone about mental health, physical health, and wellness. The channel focuses on the idea that information is a powerful tool that helps us to make better decisions and to focus on our strengths. Everyone is different and by accepting that fact, we can allow ourselves to work towards living our happiest life.
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Mind Blowing is a channel dedicated to educating everyone about mental health, physical health, and wellness. The channel focuses on the idea that information is a powerful tool that helps us to make better decisions and to focus on our strengths. Everyone is different and by accepting that fact, we can allow ourselves to work towards living our happiest life.

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One Year Keto Anniversary – What I Want to Share with You

4/25/2019
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On my one year keto anniversary, I wanted to share some of the things that I learned about food, myself, and the people around me. And can I say that my #ketoversary came really quickly. The most striking thing that I learned through this process is how much people care about my health. So many … The post One Year Keto Anniversary – What I Want to Share with You appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:04:26

Why Are You Trying to Lose Weight Now?

4/22/2019
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Intrinsic vs extrinsic motivation. Why are you trying to lose weight now? If your reason is motivated by some external factor, that is an extrinsic reason to lose weight. External reasons for weight loss lead to feelings of resentment and decrease interest in continuing the behavior. It is really important that your health be the … The post Why Are You Trying to Lose Weight Now? appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:50:21

The Problem with Lazy Keto

4/18/2019
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I have a problem with lazy keto or dirty keto or if it fits your macro style of a ketogenic diet. Because that is what it becomes, a diet. When I first began to investigate this lifestyle, Dr. Westman’s “white coat” video referred to “page 4”. What I learned is that page 4 was a … The post The Problem with Lazy Keto appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:12:56

Take Responsibility for Your Health – Don’t Trust Food Companies

4/15/2019
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The two books that I have found most helpful have been one by D. Mark Hyman (https://amzn.to/2IiT5Ay) and one by Dr. Jason Fung (https://amzn.to/2P80mE5). Dr. Fung’s book is also available in french (https://amzn.to/2Ixu83E). Growing up in Canada, we learned in elementary school that we should not have candy or chips for snacks at school. The … The post Take Responsibility for Your Health – Don’t Trust Food Companies appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:11:14

Surprisingly, Artificial Sweeteners Can Cause Weight Gain

4/11/2019
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Would you be surprised to learn that artificial sweeteners can cause weight gain? I certainly was. Especially considering that they contain no calories. But, if you haven’t heard by now, calories do not cause weight gain. So, what does? Insulin spikes and variation of sugar in your blood. I am by no means an expert … The post Surprisingly, Artificial Sweeteners Can Cause Weight Gain appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:09:53

I’ll Start Keto Tomorrow – Procrastination Hurts Us

4/4/2019
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I’ll start keto tomorrow. No, I have that party this weekend, I’ll start Monday. Darn, we go on vacation next month, guess I’ll start after that. And as we push our start date further and further away, our health continues to decline. We say we want better health but then we allow our desire to … The post I’ll Start Keto Tomorrow – Procrastination Hurts Us appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:11:48

Can We Do a Ketogenic Lifestyle on a Budget?

4/1/2019
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Is it possible to do Keto on a budget? Surely if you know what you can and cannot eat, that is a good first step. This book by Mark Hyman will help you with that step: https://amzn.to/2UU8VEi Understanding your goal is always the first step to being successful. So, know your budget. Many people go … The post Can We Do a Ketogenic Lifestyle on a Budget? appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:09:25

How to Lose Weight by Focusing on Your Goals

3/25/2019
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You need to focus on your goals if you really want to enjoy life. I know that is a bold statement. But goals are that important to being happy. You see, everything that you decide to do is a goal. And there really isn’t any point of getting into your car, if you don’t know … The post How to Lose Weight by Focusing on Your Goals appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:19:17

The Real Reason that Keto Improves Health

3/21/2019
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I know you are going to say you know the real reason that keto improves our health. But do you? What is a carb? Are all carbs created equal? Do we need them? Our bodies are so complex and there is so much information. Although I believe that I know why the Ketogenic lifestyle works, … The post The Real Reason that Keto Improves Health appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:08:31

Eating a Healthy Diet is a Choice

3/18/2019
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Eating a healthy diet is a choice that we make on a daily basis. The way we make that choice is based on our habits and our beliefs. Our habits can lead us to success or failure. Since we do them automatically, we do not tend to verify if they continue to serve us well. … The post Eating a Healthy Diet is a Choice appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:11:32

What Causes Food Addiction?

3/11/2019
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What causes food addiction? Short answer is SUGAR. If you are still with me, the thing that I want everyone to think about is that if you do not understand food and how food interacts in the body, you will remain powerless to change your life. This book by Mark Hyman, MD: https://amzn.to/2SGMErU really helped … The post What Causes Food Addiction? appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:12:57

Why Do We Regain the Weight After Dieting?

3/4/2019
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So you work really hard to lose weight and then you gain the weight right back. Why do we gain weight after dieting? This is a question that has been asked repeatedly and for the most part, answered with condescending statements about people just not wanting to be healthy enough to stick to a diet. … The post Why Do We Regain the Weight After Dieting? appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:12:38

How Do People Lose Weight – Asking the Right Questions

2/25/2019
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Want to know how people lose weight? The very first step is by asking the right questions. And it isn’t “how can I lose weight fast?”. That question focuses on a desired outcome but it does not actually give any real direction. For many years we’ve been trying to lower our calorie count and increase … The post How Do People Lose Weight – Asking the Right Questions appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:16:47

How Do People Fast – A Personal Story

2/18/2019
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This is a personal story that answers the question “How do people fast?”. Although I’ve never been particularly attached to food, if you would have asked me a year ago to fast, I would have refused. Fast forward to today, I fast regularly with ease. Fasting is interesting in that, once you start doing it, … The post How Do People Fast – A Personal Story appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:18:50

Why All the Fuss About Time Restricted Eating, IF, & OMAD

2/11/2019
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Let’s begin with the obvious. No one can force you to fast. If you want to eat, eat. That being said, I find it crazy how many arguments there are online about fasting. First of all, fasting is a period of time when you are not eating. What is comical about this is, if you … The post Why All the Fuss About Time Restricted Eating, IF, & OMAD appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:25:04

There’s No Such Thing as Easy Weight Loss

2/4/2019
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I’m saying it right from the start. Stop looking for short cuts. You will only set yourself up for failure. Weight loss is a process of allowing your body to use appropriate fuels to power itself while also healing any damage from the inappropriate fuel sources you were previously using. Believing that you can heal … The post There’s No Such Thing as Easy Weight Loss appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:20:50

Paradox of Weight Loss and Ketogenic Lifestyle

1/28/2019
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What is the paradox of weight loss and how does the ketogenic lifestyle help us to understand it? Put simply, we have all the information that we need to be at a healthy weight. It has been explained to us from time we began elementary school. Yet, more and more adults are over weight. The … The post Paradox of Weight Loss and Ketogenic Lifestyle appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:23:15

Weight Loss Management That Works

1/21/2019
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If I had a dollar for every time I heard “calories in calories out” … Weight loss management that works is based on health. If you want to be able to maintain your healthy weight, you need to think long term. When health is your primary concern, you will be willing to learn about how … The post Weight Loss Management That Works appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:13:07

Why We Can’t Trust Ourselves with Food

1/14/2019
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Ever find yourself in front of an empty extra large bag of chips and think to yourself “I only meant to have a few”? That’s what happens when we allow ourselves to eat food without any restrictions. We can’t trust ourselves with food. Mostly because we were never taught to manage our food intake. You … The post Why We Can’t Trust Ourselves with Food appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:31:30

Jillian Michaels Attacks Keto – Exposing Her Bias and Harmful Impact

1/9/2019
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Jillian Michaels attacks keto without really giving any concrete examples to back up her arguments. This is very frustrating given that celebrities have a lot of influence. I do believe that we should challenge the norm. That is how progress is made. However, when we challenge, it should be based on facts. If Jillian Michaels … The post Jillian Michaels Attacks Keto – Exposing Her Bias and Harmful Impact appeared first on Violet Reveira, Psychologist.

Duration:00:36:51