Watch for my book "Chinese Medicine for the Modern World," out in Feb. 2019.
Most sessions untilize Hunger Awareness Training, a form of cognitive behavioral therapy devised by Dr. Kihn to get you in touch with your true eating expert - your own body.
What motivates you to lose weight?
The social stigma attached to overweight/obesity
A century of food scares & food fads
The origin & international extent of the problem
Why diets, exercises, drugs, supplements, & surgery have failed
Yin & yang basics
The biological advantages & disadvantages of excess yin/obesity
The five basic reasons for eating
Hunger described and defined
Hunger vs. appetite
The three eating instincts
The role of self-trust
Hunger Awareness Training
Eating without distractions
The three unhealthy reasons for eating
The Optimal Lean Zone
What if you're never hungry?
The futility of cleansing fasts
Lean, clean, & serene - What does it mean?
Reasons people succeed or fail