MYST 102: Anxiety and Weight Loss

Make Your Someday Today Podcast : Reach Your Goal Weight and Become the Person You Deserve show

Summary: We all have anxiety, and it can be debilitating. But when you are trying to lose weight, anxiety will actually slow your ability to lose. Wrose than that, it could actually make you gain weight.<br> Why? Anxiety causes biological responses within your body. Those responses are automatic and uncontrollable. But, I will give you one action that you can take to reverse those same biological responses. It costs nothing. It takes only 1-2 minutes.<br> Listen and give it a try!<br> Photo via <a href=""></a>, by<a href=""> Leeroy</a>.<br> Articles that I used for this episode:<br> Block, J. P., He, Y., Zaslavsky, A. M., Ding, L., &amp; Ayanian, J. Z. (2009). Psychosocial Stress and Change in Weight Among US Adults. American Journal of Epidemiology, 170(2), 181–192.<br> DeWit, L.M., VanStraten, A., Lamers, F., Cuijpers, P., Pennix, P.W. (2015, June 30.) Depressive and anxiety disorders: Associated with losing or gaining weight over 2 years? Psychiatry Research. 227(2-3):230-7. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.02.025. Epub 2015 Mar 31<br> Kalish, N. (2014, June 4). <a href="">Seven Ways to Beat Stress Fat</a>. Prevention.<br> —————————————————————<br> Music composed and performed by Jason Shaw, courtesy of<a href=""></a><br> Voiceover courtesy of Matt Young. Matt is a <a href="">professional voiceover artist</a>. If you have any need of voice-over work, for your podcast, radio spot, or whatever, you can reach Matt by a variety of methods. He is on <a href="">LinkedIn</a>. On <a href="">Twitter</a>. And <a href="">Google+</a>. And you can read his really nice, contemplative<a href=""> blog</a>. Matt was also my guest on <a href="">MYST 54</a>. Give his story a listen!<br> All photos published on are licensed under <a href="">Creative Commons Zero</a><br>