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SHOW DESCRIPTION: In this podcast I talk to bestselling author, editor and journalist Adam Bornstein about his latest book You Can’t Screw This Up, the mental health benefits of enjoying food, the science of self-perception, the power of releasing mental baggage, why most diet plans fail, and so much more!
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2:14 Adam’s journey
3:50 The truth behind dieting & diet books
7:10 Adam’s amazing new book You Can’t Screw This Up
12:24, 20:00 The science of self-perception
20:45 How the wellness industry manipulates our emotions
21:40 How shame & guilt impact our health
24:20 The importance of setting easy goals
26:34 We are incredibly resilient!
29:24 It’s okay to eat takeout!
31:50 The power of community meals
36:30 Why we should allow ourselves to enjoy eating
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