Bright Line Living™

By Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D.

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Welcome to Bright Line Living, the official Bright Line Eating Podcast channel. Created by Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D., a New York Times bestselling author and an expert in the psychology and neuroscience of eating, BLE is a scientifically grounded program that teaches you a simple process for getting your brain on board so you can finally find freedom from food. This channel covers a variety of topics including food addiction, fascinating science, and how to live a Bright Line life. Check out our Podcast page to learn more.

Episode Date
Indulgence Culture in a Pandemic
17:18

Here at Bright Line Eating, our amazing Social Media Team combs through our various feeds to gain an understanding of what our community is thinking and wondering about. They suggested this week’s Vlog topic based on a question they were …

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Apr 14, 2021
Should You Start a New Diet on January 1st?
34:14

You’ll notice right away that I look a little different…because I chopped all my hair off again! The topic of this week’s Vlog actually relates to me cutting my hair off, and I’m going to share some research on how …

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Apr 07, 2021
Risk Forward
26:07

I’m so excited for what I get to share with you this week, because I’ve been sitting on it for the last couple of months. There is a book that I’ve experienced (yes, experienced) that has changed my life, and …

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Mar 31, 2021
What Bright Liners Eat for Dinner
34:34

This week is the final installment in the 3-part Vlog series all about what Bright Liners eat for their meals. Watch to hear what Susan and several of our beloved community members eat for their dinners. https://instagram.com/brightlineeating https://facebook.com/brightlineeating Follow on Pinterest https://pinterest.com/brightlineeating …

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Mar 24, 2021
What Bright Liners Eat for Lunch
32:29

We are back this week with the second installment of the 3-part Vlog series all about what Bright Liners eat for their meals. Watch to learn some delicious BLE meal ideas for lunch. https://instagram.com/brightlineeating https://facebook.com/brightlineeating Follow on Pinterest https://pinterest.com/brightlineeating https://youtube.com/brightlineeating https://facebook.com/SusanPeirceThompson Follow …

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Mar 17, 2021
What Bright Liners Eat for Breakfast
32:20

Today is very exciting because it’s the start of a 3-part Vlog series all about what members of Bright Line Eating actually eat for their meals every day. (Funnily enough, we don’t often talk about this in the weekly Vlog.) …

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Mar 10, 2021
Alcohol
21:56

I’ve released a Vlog nearly every week (with only a couple exceptions) for the last several years, and believe it or not, I’ve never specifically covered the topic of alcohol. Watch this week’s Vlog to hear the reason for that …

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Mar 03, 2021
When to Start Exercising
17:06

Bright Line Eating is radically different in its approach to health and weight loss because it recommends explicitly that you do not exercise when you first begin the program. In this week’s Vlog, I explain the reasons for that recommendation …

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Feb 24, 2021
Weight Creep in Maintenance
25:32

Bright Lifers have been asking me for a long time to talk about a particular subject, and because it’s very much on my mind right now, I decided to address it in this week’s Vlog. Watch to hear all about …

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Feb 17, 2021
A Spanish Proverb
11:35

I recently got to spend some time on Zoom with someone whose work I’ve loved and benefitted from for years. His name is Tal Ben-Shahar, and he’s a Positive Psychology professor and author who I was lucky enough to take …

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Feb 10, 2021
New U.S. Dietary Guidelines
9:37

Every five years, the United States reviews and updates its dietary guidelines, which are important because they influence crucial standards like school lunch programs, among many other things. The committee that revises the guidelines has an advisory committee of 20 …

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Feb 03, 2021
Developing an Addiction
15:31

Sometimes I find myself wondering why people develop addictions to certain things and not others. There’s so much we could be addicted to, including behaviors like gambling or shopping or gaming. So why are there people who are addicted to …

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Jan 27, 2021
Automaticity and Self-Care
8:20

Right now, I’m in a cabin in the middle of nowhere in upstate New York on a writer’s retreat where I’m putting the finishing touches on the manuscript for the third Bright Line Eating book, Rezoom. While I’ve been secluded …

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Jan 20, 2021
4 Things You Might Not Know About the Book
20:43

This week’s Vlog is special because we’re celebrating the first Bright Line Eating book being published in paperback. To commemorate the occasion, I decided to share with you some interesting tidbits that you might not know about how the book …

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Jan 13, 2021
Handling Food Cravings Successfully
11:43

I know that we have a lot of people starting or Rezooming Bright Line Eating right now, because that’s how this time of year usually goes—everyone is kicking off their resolutions. So for the first Vlog of 2021, I decided …

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Jan 06, 2021
2020 Into 2021
11:19

It’s the last Vlog of 2020. How does one encapsulate such a year? Sometimes when I’m about to record a Vlog like this, I feel so underprepared for the task. Luckily, a quote from Walt Disney gave me the inspiration …

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Dec 30, 2020
Enjoying Our Food
11:48

I was doing a Facebook Live session recently, and someone asked me a very interesting question. They wanted to know if they should be concerned that they take a lot of pleasure in their Bright Line meals—is that still considered …

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Dec 23, 2020
Co-Regulation
13:42

One of the things I do here at Bright Line Eating is keep my finger on the pulse of our community and collect data, both formal and informal, on what’s happening among us. In this week’s Vlog, I talk about …

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Dec 16, 2020
Acceptance
10:35

I just got my laptop out and searched all the Bright Line Eating Vlogs that I’ve shot, and I was shocked to discover that there is not a single one on acceptance. And there should be. So today’s the day. …

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Dec 09, 2020
Pick Your Sad
4:34

A short while ago, I was talking to a Bright Liner and she shared a really powerful awareness that she’d recently had. I made a note to include it in a weekly Vlog because I thought it was so relevant …

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Dec 02, 2020
Thanks and Giving
12:37

In America, it’s the day before Thanksgiving, and for this week’s Vlog, I want to talk about a topic that is relevant regardless of what part of the world you live in or which holidays you celebrate (if any). I …

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Nov 25, 2020
Languaging Our “No, Thank You”

This week, I’m bringing the Vlog to you from a special location, but you won’t be hearing much from me. We asked our beloved Bright Lifers to send in videos and tell us how they handle talking to friends and …

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Nov 18, 2020
Addiction, Deceit, and Denial
16:30

Thanksgiving is fast approaching here in America, and this year is probably going to look a little (or a lot) different than most years because of the pandemic. Even so, if you celebrate the holiday, you might be starting to …

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Nov 11, 2020
Little Bit of Good
9:43

It’s the day after Election Day here in the United States, and during a moment in our country when tensions are at such a high, I wanted to offer a message that a dear friend shared with me recently. It …

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Nov 04, 2020
Eight Lessons in Eight Months
30:31

I was recently made aware of something really exciting that one of our Bright Line Eating employees did, and I thought it would make an excellent Vlog topic. So this week, I’m joined by JP, one of our incredible Customer …

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Oct 28, 2020
Halloween
14:47

It’s October 2020 and Halloween is just around the corner. You may be questioning how to handle this candy-centric holiday, especially if you’re new to Bright Line Eating. In this week’s Vlog, I talk about how you can keep your …

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Oct 21, 2020
The God Box
11:33

There are many useful tools in my Bright Line Eating toolbox and in this week’s Vlog, I talk about the one that I turn to when I’m in an impossibly difficult situation. I call it a God box or a …

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Oct 14, 2020
How Often to Weigh Yourself
12:19

For this week’s Vlog, I revisit a topic that I’ve covered in the Bright Line Eating book and in the Boot Camp, among other places: how often you should weigh yourself. My memory of what I’ve said in the past …

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Oct 07, 2020
Meal Timing and Circadian Rhythms
11:34

The other day, I was talking to someone who is relatively new to working a strong Bright Line Eating program. I asked her how she was doing, and she said that she woke up that morning bright and alert at …

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Sep 30, 2020
Intermittent Reinforcement
13:06

Some time ago, I was doing a coaching call with a bunch of Bright Liners, and I ended up talking about this thing called intermittent reinforcement. Several people responded and asked if I would do a Vlog about it, so …

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Sep 23, 2020
One Year Bright
22:10

This Monday, I celebrated one year of consecutive Bright Line days where I ate exactly according to my food plan. There have been times during my recovery when I’ve struggled to string together Bright Line days, which, ironically, happened to …

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Sep 16, 2020
Easy Does It
9:29

It’s an intense time right now, and we’re coming into a season where there’s likely to be even more stressors on top of a year that has already been draining and difficult for so many of us. This week’s vlog …

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Sep 09, 2020
Is Bright Line Eating a Cult? (Not Really)
18:34

People in the Bright Line Eating community sometimes joke that BLE is a cult, and I can see why they do. We have a lot of very zealous followers. However, there’s a specific set of criteria that must be met …

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Sep 02, 2020
Catching Up With James – Part 2
38:04

Earlier this year, for the first time ever, I interviewed a Bright Liner for the weekly Vlog. His name is James Hefke, and his story is a testament to the magic that is BLE. The last time we checked in …

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Aug 26, 2020
Giving Voice to Mental Illness
15:32

I haven’t been sleeping well lately. And after several nights of limited rest, I finally figured out why. This realization led me to think deeply about Bright Line Eating’s approach towards acknowledging and supporting mental illness. Watch the vlog to …

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Aug 12, 2020
Talking with Your Partner About BLE
13:22

On a Bright Lifers Coaching Call recently, someone asked for support around dealing with her partner who has shown her in various ways that he’s not happy with her Bright Line Eating program. It can be quite an adjustment for …

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Aug 05, 2020
Deep Knowing
8:30

I’ve been reading a book recently called Untamed by Glennon Doyle, which I cannot recommend highly enough. There’s a lot of synergy between what she talks about and the concepts we focus on here in Bright Line Eating. In this …

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Jul 29, 2020
Trailheads
13:15

The Bright Line Freedom course kicked off yesterday, and because we were launching, Everett Considine and I have been on Facebook Lives talking about Parts Work a lot. During these Q&A sessions, a topic came up several times that prompted …

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Jul 22, 2020
Sugar, Caring About Others’ Health, and Consent
15:29

I have some news to report in this week’s vlog. According to the Czarnikow Group, a reputable research and finance firm in the sugar industry, sugar consumption went down, year to year, for the first time in FORTY years. This …

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Jul 15, 2020
Committing Food
15:21

In this week’s vlog, I talk about a really helpful tool that I just returned to using in my own Bright Line Eating program. I’m shocked that I’ve never shot a vlog on this before, but better late than never! …

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Jul 08, 2020
My 18th Bright Birthday
9:33

I just celebrated my birthday a few days ago, so I thought it would be the perfect time to talk more about doing Bright Line Eating during special occasions. Watch the vlog to hear my thoughts. WISH SUSAN A HAPPY …

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Jul 01, 2020
Habits When Traveling and Hosting Houseguests
13:57

On a Zoom call recently, I was asked a very compelling ice-breaker question about my habits during this time of COVID. It made me think of a question I want to ask YOU. For the first time ever, I want …

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Jun 24, 2020
Wash. Rinse. Repeat.
10:50

These days, I have a buddy that I check in with every night. We have similar goals around our bodies and our health, and we hold each other accountable for sticking to routines like exercise. We use some language that …

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Jun 17, 2020
Cortisol and Weight Gain During Stressful Times
22:54

2020 has been quite the year so far. There are certainly lessons amidst the struggles, but regardless, difficult circumstances take a toll on our systems. In this week’s vlog, I discuss how stressors like the ones we’re living through right …

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Jun 10, 2020
SOLIDARITY
24:52

There’s a lot of pain in the world right now. Society, hearts, and souls are inflamed, and for good reason. The topics on everyone’s minds right now affect us all, both individually and collectively. I have been thinking deeply about …

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Jun 03, 2020
Discover and Use Your Signature Strengths
16:57

Here at Bright Line Eating, we value honesty and showing up exactly as we are, which also happens to be one of my character strengths. In this week’s vlog, I talk about character strengths, how to figure out what yours …

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May 27, 2020
Introducing Three New Terms
9:05

I’m so excited for this week’s vlog, because I get to talk about some important changes that have been in the works here at Bright Line Eating. You see, there are a few terms that are used all the time …

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May 20, 2020
Why Some Stay Bright and Others Don’t
9:13

Not long ago, I was on a Facebook Live session and I was asked a question that I instantly knew I wanted to shoot a vlog on: why are some people successful in Bright Line Eating while others are just …

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May 13, 2020
Raising the Support Bar
13:54

I recently received a question from a Bright Liner asking for clarification on something I talk about often: our levels of stress versus support. In this week’s vlog, I delve deeper into this topic because it’s so important during these …

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May 06, 2020
Using Willpower Not to Break
15:34

A little while ago, a post in the Bright Line Eating OFFICIAL Facebook group caught my eye and really got my wheels turning because it brought up such an important topic: the fundamental difference between BLE and traditional weight-loss plans. …

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Apr 29, 2020
Bunny Slippers
15:27

My morning yesterday started off with an incredibly frustrating ordeal. The situation could have completely ruined my day, but thankfully, I was able to recall a key ninja skill to turn things around. It’s such a central tool in my …

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Apr 22, 2020
QuaranTips
17:00

A couple weeks ago, we asked our Bright Lifers to share what they’re doing to stay sane and grounded during this time of uncertainty and upheaval. We received so many wonderful responses that we couldn’t possibly fit them all into …

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Apr 15, 2020
An Update on Inclusivity: Sisu, Tribe, and Swearing
25:59

I’ve been meaning to shoot this vlog for you for a while. It’s a follow-up to a crucial vlog from last July called “Invited vs. Included” that resulted from a life-altering incident at the 2019 Family Reunion. I’ve spent the …

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Apr 08, 2020
What’s Coming in BLE-Land
30:35

Over the past couple weeks, I’ve been spending hours and hours answering questions and hanging out with our community in near-daily Facebook Live sessions. They’ve been priceless. And one message I’m getting loud and clear is that people want to …

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Apr 01, 2020
Three Helpful Mental Strategies
21:03

The last couple of weeks have been an absolute rollercoaster. If you’re feeling like you don’t even know what to feel, I’m right there with you. So, for this week’s vlog, I wanted to share a few cognitive strategies that …

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Mar 25, 2020
Connection in the Coronavirus Chaos
28:53

Since I started putting out a video blog every Wednesday over five years ago, it’s never happened that world events changed so rapidly that seven days felt like an inappropriately long stretch of time between vlogs. Until now. But it’s …

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Mar 18, 2020
The Hourglass Shape of Recovery
9:50

On a recent daily Accountability Call, I had the pleasure of hearing from a longtime Bright Lifer about how this way of eating has opened up her world. It got me thinking about opposing forces of constraint and freedom throughout …

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Mar 11, 2020
Obesity Rates Climb Again
7:02

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report this week showing that obesity rates are still rising. At this rate, by 2030, 50% of American adults will be classified as obese. Unfortunately, there is still widespread …

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Mar 04, 2020
StickK Contracts
10:14

A few years ago, I shot a vlog about a super effective tool in Bright Line Eating called stickk contracts. I’ve recently been using them a lot and found them very helpful, and I realized there’s probably a lot of …

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Feb 26, 2020
Catching Up with James
15:43

A few weeks ago, we did something new with the vlog and featured a wonderful Bright Line Eater named James. I’m very invested in his journey, and, based on the comments below the vlog, so is the BLE community! If …

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Feb 19, 2020
Why Don’t I Bite My Nails Anymore?
6:44

A short while ago, a Bright Lifer told me about a strange discovery she had made, and I was so fascinated that I decided to shoot an entire vlog on the topic. Watch to hear what happened and what I …

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Feb 12, 2020
Lifestyle Medicine Follow-Up
7:21

A few weeks ago, I shot a vlog that really deserves a follow up. It was called “Let’s Make History Together,” and in it, I shared a momentous opportunity for the Bright Line Eating community. Watch this week’s vlog to …

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Feb 05, 2020
Healing the Brain
11:08

A few weeks ago, someone posted a comment in the Bright Line Eating OFFICIAL Facebook group that really got me thinking about something I've never considered before. Watch the vlog to hear all about it.

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Jan 29, 2020
The Science of Smells
12:10

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been contemplating a coaching question I received during the holidays. It’s on a topic I’ve never really talked about before, which is surprising, considering how much it affects all of us. Watch to hear …

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Jan 22, 2020
Meet James
27:58

For the first time ever, this week’s vlog features a very special guest. Overweight for as long as he can remember, James Hefke was 372 pounds at his heaviest. He was waking up 82 times every hour and on the …

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Jan 15, 2020
The Situation is the Boss
17:34

I heard a saying for the first time recently, and ever since then, I’ve been thinking about it all the time. In this week’s vlog, I tell you the story about how I heard this saying and explain how it …

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Jan 08, 2020
Three Things that Matter More than Your Goals
18:27

Happy New Year!!! I just shot the vlog this afternoon because I wanted to give you a timely message as you take your first steps into the new decade. Watch now to hear it. I’M READY TO START MY JOURNEY …

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Jan 02, 2020
Opportunity
3:09

It’s the last vlog of the month, the year, and the decade. Before deciding what to shoot, I did a lot of reflecting and looking back over the last ten years. In pondering everything that’s happened, I noticed a quirk …

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Dec 25, 2019
Let’s Make History…TOGETHER
7:27

This is, without a doubt, the most important vlog I’ve ever put out into the world. The global Bright Line Eating community has the opportunity, this moment, today, to make history. You probably already know that doctors do not receive …

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Dec 19, 2019
Rezooming A Marriage
49:23

Once in a while, I get really up close and personal with a vlog. This is one of those weeks. So if you’re looking for straight-up weight-loss tips, this week’s vlog isn’t it. If you love the personal stuff, the …

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Dec 11, 2019
Disease Management
12:49

In this week’s vlog, I answer a question that pretty much everyone asks at some point along their Bright Line Eating™ journeys. I bet you’ll be able to relate, so watch now to hear what the question is and my …

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Dec 04, 2019
Micro-Gratitudes
14:02

It’s the day before Thanksgiving, so you may be expecting a vlog all about getting through the holiday. That’s what I’ve done in the past, because the holidays can be challenging, and it’s important information. This year, though, I felt …

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Nov 27, 2019
Boo Crew
21:28

Non-Scale Victories, Rezoom, NMF, NMD… If you’ve been doing Bright Line Eating™, you know what those words and acronyms mean. They’re Bright Line Eating™ neologisms. Phrases the BLE community made up, part of a shared vocabulary. Now, over the past …

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Nov 20, 2019
Why I Sauna
35:53

In May of 2017, I shot a vlog called “Letting Go of the Number.” In that vlog, I talked about how I had decided to abandon my forever-and-ever, perfect goal weight after a long plateau at a higher number. But …

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Nov 13, 2019
I’ve Been in Relapse (Your Holiday Mindset Guide)
23:22

What do relapse and holiday mindset have in common? Everything, it turns out. Now that it’s November, I’m thinking about how to keep my lines bright over the holidays. Watch this week’s vlog to hear my thoughts on what it’s …

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Nov 06, 2019
Receiving News (Both Good and Bad)
24:09

This week, for the first time ever, I shot the weekly vlog LIVE so we could find out together, in real time, if The Official Bright Line Eating™ Cookbook: Weight Loss Made Simple made the NYT bestseller list. So did …

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Oct 30, 2019
SURPRISE VLOG!!! [TIME-SENSITIVE!]
13:23

Did you know?!?! Today is a very special day!!! I have just released a surprise vlog (VLOGs always come out on Wednesdays…but not this one!) about something SUPER exciting that’s happening TODAY (Sunday, October 20th, 2019) related to the release …

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Oct 20, 2019
Umami, Food Addiction, and Recipes
21:00

In this week’s vlog, I talk about a very important reframe of the concept of food addiction and share a tiny slice of science that could have a real impact on several aspects of your BLE journey, including how you …

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Oct 16, 2019
THE OFFICIAL BLE COOKBOOK IS HERE!!!
30:38

On October 22nd, the Official Bright Line Eating™ Cookbook: Weight Loss Made Simple will be published, but you don’t have to wait until then. You can preorder the cookbook now, and…I have gifts for you! I explain everything in this …

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Oct 09, 2019
One Day at a Time
7:24

In this week’s vlog, I talk about what is possibly the most foundational concept in Bright Line Eating™. I honestly can’t believe I’ve never addressed it before, but better late than never! Follow on Pinterest Follow @DrSPThompson

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Oct 02, 2019
Updates from the Follow-Up Research Program
22:49

This past weekend, I was in California for a wedding, and the night I flew home, I ended up meeting a Bright Lifer who has lost over 100 pounds on Bright Line Eating™. He’s in our Follow-Up Research Program, and …

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Sep 25, 2019
BLE and Ultra-Processed Foods
14:41

In this week’s vlog, I talk about a big scientific advancement that happened recently and how it’s such an important step forward for the obesity epidemic. Funny enough, it’s something the Bright Line Eating™ community has been well aware of …

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Sep 18, 2019
Non-Scale Victories (NSVs)
14:20

Here at Bright Line Eating™, there’s a saying we love: “Come for the vanity; stay for the sanity.” There are so many benefits to this program besides weight loss, and in this week’s vlog, I share a bunch of NSVs, …

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Sep 11, 2019
Indiscriminate vs. Nuanced
43:01

I’ve been going through a lot lately. I think many people in the community have sensed that. Fundamentally, I’m okay, but I can’t pretend it’s been easy. Huge shifts are happening, and I had two major experiences recently that taught …

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Sep 04, 2019
Announcing the OFFICIAL BLE Online Community
6:46

I have some incredibly exciting news for this week’s vlog. It’s been a long time coming, and I’m beyond thrilled to share it with you. Watch now to hear all about it! JOIN BRIGHT LINE EATING™ OFFICIAL! Follow on Pinterest Follow @DrSPThompson

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Aug 28, 2019
Bright Line Eating in Europe
18:59

For this week’s vlog, I’m coming to you from Norway! It’s the second anniversary celebration of the publication of Spis Deg Fri, the Norwegian version of the Bright Line Eating™ book. And I couldn’t resist pulling in a native Norwegian …

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Aug 21, 2019
Dating While Doing Bright Line Eating
24:58

I recently received a special vlog topic request from a Bright Lifer, and I thought it was fantastic because it’s a subject I haven’t really covered before. Watch to hear all about it. Follow on Pinterest Follow @DrSPThompson

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Aug 14, 2019
Suddenly Willing
24:16

Last month, a series of events cracked me open like never before. A radical perspective shift resulted, making me suddenly willing to surrender to exactly what I needed. On the 5th anniversary of Bright Line Eating™, I talk about how …

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Aug 07, 2019
But Wait—I DON’T Feel Free
8:34

In this week’s vlog, I discuss a topic that comes up all the time in Bright Line Eating™. I discuss it a lot in our courses, but it’s so important that I thought it merited a vlog. Watch to hear …

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Jul 24, 2019
“Invited” vs. “Included”
12:40

The 4th Annual Bright Line Eating™ Family Reunion just wrapped up, and without a doubt, I had one main takeaway from the event. It was humbling, sobering, and life-altering. Follow @BrightLineLife Follow @DrSPThompson

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Jul 18, 2019
A Visualization to Dissolve Fear
14:37

In this week’s vlog, I share an incredible new tool I just discovered that is completely changing my recovery journey. I think it could change yours, too. Watch to hear all about it. Follow @BrightLineLife Follow @DrSPThompson

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Jul 10, 2019
Weighing Food in Front of Young Girls
17:30

In this week’s vlog, I answer a fantastic viewer question about doing Bright Line Eating™ with children. This topic hits really close to home, because I’ve often worried about how my food habits and choices affect my daughters. Watch to …

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Jul 03, 2019
Meeting the Food Indulger and Food Controller
14:48

In this week’s vlog, I give you an update on my experience in Bright Line Freedom, and I illustrate how powerful and transformative it can be when you meet your Food Indulger and Food Controller and listen to what they’re …

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Jun 26, 2019
20 Years of Marriage
22:00

I just watched an incredible video about marriage, and I was struck by a powerful analogy for your Bright Line Eating™ journey. Watch the vlog to hear all about it. MAKING MARRIAGE WORK W/ DR. JOHN GOTTMAN Follow @DrSPThompson Follow …

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Jun 19, 2019
To Cacao or Not to Cacao
18:47

I’ve recently received a ton of questions about cacao and whether it’s Bright Line Eating™ friendly. My answer is nuanced and has everything to do with how the brain works. It’s all in this week’s vlog! Follow @DrSPThompson Follow @BrightLineLife

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Jun 12, 2019
Curiosity – Part 2
23:17

Last week, I recorded the vlog about my thoughts following an important conversation I’d just had with a good friend of mine. In this week’s vlog, I continue the discussion on the topic that conversation raised: the role curiosity plays …

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Jun 05, 2019
Curiosity – Part 1
15:17

A dear friend came over to catch up today, and she shared some things that have given me a lot to think about—so much so that I couldn’t fit it all in one vlog! Watch to hear all about it …

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May 29, 2019
Navigating Surgery with Bright Line Eating
17:32

Lots of people in Bright Line Eating™ Land have been having surgery lately, and this morning, I found myself under the drill, which is its own little story, so this week I thought I would shoot the vlog on how …

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May 23, 2019
How to Provide Loving Support
15:55

The Bright Line Eating™ community is famous for its particularly loving and compassionate form of support. But what does that look like in practical terms? In particular, how do you support someone who is struggling to stick to their Bright …

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May 16, 2019
The Three Stages of a Break
13:12

I was doing some writing and reflecting on my own Bright Line Eating™ journey recently, and I realized that, in my personal experience, there are three distinct stages that tend to precede a break in my Bright Lines. With this …

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May 08, 2019
The Tap on the Shoulder
17:25

I recently had a spiritual experience that could very well shift my future in a pretty drastic way. Watch the vlog to hear about it and how it relates to your Bright Line Eating™ journey. Follow @DrSPThompson Follow @BrightLineLife

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May 01, 2019
What I’ve Always Wanted
5:59

In this week’s vlog, I share about a fascinating topic that came up during a recent Bright Lifers coaching call. Watch to hear all about it. Follow @DrSPThompson Follow @BrightLineLife

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Apr 24, 2019
Reading the Book and Then Doing the Boot Camp
9:48

In this week’s vlog, I answer a viewer’s question about whether doing the Boot Camp is necessary if you’ve read the book. My answer might surprise you. Watch the vlog to hear it. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BOOT CAMP Follow …

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Apr 17, 2019
I’ve Never Met a Strong Person with an Easy Past
5:21

Recently, a friend of mine sent me a text that resonated deeply with me, and I want to share my thoughts. Watch this week’s vlog to hear all about it. Follow @DrSPThompson Follow @BrightLineLife

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Apr 10, 2019
How Bright Lifers Feel About Counting Days
7:51

Recently, I got curious about the topic of counting days, so I posted a poll in the Bright Lifers group. Watch this week’s vlog to hear the fascinating results. Follow @DrSPThompson Follow @BrightLineLife

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Apr 03, 2019
Happiness, Anxiety, and Control
12:09

I’m excited for this week’s vlog because I’ve wanted to cover the topic for a while. If you’re a fan of when I talk science, you’ll definitely want to tune in for this one. Follow @DrSPThompson Follow @BrightLineLife

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Mar 27, 2019
Books and More Books
7:49

In this week’s vlog, I offer a couple of insights for you on your Bright Line Eating™ journey and announce some SUPER exciting news I just received. Watch to hear all about it. Follow @DrSPThompson Follow @BrightLineLife

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Mar 20, 2019
Not an Option
14:35

A Bright Line Eater recently raised a concern about how many food-related decisions she still has to make every day, even after writing her food down the night before. I don’t think she realized that her question actually raises one …

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Mar 13, 2019
The Purpose of “Um”
10:47

I’ve recently noticed comments beneath some of my videos that have pointed out a habit of mine, and in this week’s vlog, I address them. If you like to geek out on science with me, you don’t want to miss …

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Mar 06, 2019
What You Do Before Breakfast
9:00

In this week’s vlog, I talk about the most important time of the day to focus on if you do Bright Line Eating™. Watch to hear my thoughts. Follow @DrSPThompson Follow @BrightLineLife

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Feb 27, 2019
Can You Drink Coffee on Bright Line Eating?
18:10

This week, I decided to give up drinking coffee. Again. Does this mean I think everyone doing Bright Line Eating™ should give it up, too? My answer to that question has been shifting lately. Watch the vlog to hear all …

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Feb 20, 2019
Eating Dreams
8:30

In this week’s vlog, I talk about a common phenomenon experienced by people in recovery from food addiction (and other addictions, too). I can’t believe I’ve never covered this topic because it affects so many of us, but it’s better …

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Feb 13, 2019
You’re Not Missing Out
15:16

On a Bright Lifers’ coaching call last weekend, I was asked a question by someone preparing to take a trip to Japan. She wanted to know how she could enjoy herself without trying all the new cultural delicacies. It made …

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Feb 06, 2019
What if You’re Lower on the Susceptibility Scale?
7:10

Over the past year, I’ve had several conversations with people who are 6s and 7s on The Susceptibility Scale™. They wanted to know what I thought the most important lessons would be for them to get “Happy, Thin, and Free™.” …

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Jan 30, 2019
Weight Loss Recidivism
18:12

A couple of weeks ago, a rogue comment was posted under one of our videos, and the opening sentence read, “Susan, you should be ashamed of yourself.” The substance of her critique was about finances, business integrity, and weight loss …

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Jan 23, 2019
BLE Cookbook Announcement
8:30

This week, I’m coming to you from Maui during a writer’s retreat to tell you all about the new book I’m working on—the Official Bright Line Eating™ Cookbook. Watch the vlog to hear all about it. Follow @DrSPThompson Follow @BrightLineLife

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Jan 16, 2019
Message from a 3
16:19

The Reboot Rezoom course is well underway, and to my surprise, my husband David decided to sign up for it. He’s a 3 on The Susceptibility Scale™, which is obviously a pretty different experience than the majority of people who …

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Jan 09, 2019
Diet Day
15:25

Yesterday was January 1st, a day that might be dubbed “International Diet Day.” But what’s the relationship between setting intentions for our food and weight on January 1st and actually achieving those intentions? What steps can we take now to …

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Jan 02, 2019
The What the Hell Effect in Advance
20:05

New Year’s Day is fast approaching, and registration for BLE’s new course “Reboot Rezoom” opens in two days. A lot of folks in BLE Land are noticing that their Saboteurs are trying to convince them to eat a ton of …

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Dec 26, 2018
Have Food, Will Travel
22:40

This past week, I traveled to London, Washington, D.C., and Dallas, and in today’s vlog, I give you the details on how I’ve been navigating my food during the whirlwind. I feel Happy, Thin, and Free™ to the max, and …

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Dec 19, 2018
Paradox
16:52

As I’ve grown older, I’ve found myself more and more willing to sit with contradictory perspectives, and it’s definitely had an impact on my Bright Line Eating™ journey. Watch this week’s vlog to hear all about it. Follow @DrSPThompson Follow …

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Dec 12, 2018
Goal Body
4:18

Note: the term “goal body” comes from the book AC: The Power of Appetite Control by Bert Herring, MD. Here at Bright Line Eating™, we often talk about achieving “goal weight,” but in this week’s vlog, I talk about the …

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Dec 05, 2018
Rezoom
32:26

This is one of the most important vlogs I’ve ever recorded because I have some crazy exciting news to share with you about what’s coming next in Bright Line Eating™ Land. Watch now to hear all about it! JOIN THE …

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Nov 28, 2018
Charity Water
32:17

Last year, the Bright Line Eating™ tribe came together in a big way to be of service and accomplished something no community has ever done before. Quite simply: we rock. And this year, we’ll carry that momentum forward. Watch the …

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Nov 21, 2018
Your Thanksgiving Plan
23:34

We’re about a week away from Thanksgiving, and in this week’s vlog, I give you a step-by-step roadmap for navigating the holiday (or any special occasion!) with your Bright Lines as bright as ever. You’ll want to bookmark this VLOG …

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Nov 14, 2018
Brain Over Binge
22:24

The morning before I recorded this week’s vlog was a nightmare, and my response to the stress made me think about a book I’m currently reading. Watch to hear what happened and how it relates to your BLE journey. Follow …

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Nov 07, 2018
The Strange Mental Blank Spot
17:08

Sometimes we can see a break in our Bright Lines coming a mile away because we’ve been agonizing over the choice to eat off our plan, and sometimes a break catches us by surprise. Watch this week’s vlog to hear …

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Oct 31, 2018
Make Clean Requests
14:23

In this week’s vlog, I reflect on an experience I had a few weeks ago and the important lesson it taught me that feels especially relevant as we head into the holiday season. Follow @DrSPThompson Follow @BrightLineLife

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Oct 24, 2018
Atomic Habits
19:18

Surprise! The vlog is a day early this week! And there’s a REASON for that… Watch now to find out why the vlog is being released on Tuesday… I WANT TO BUY THE BOOK! Don’t forget to send your receipt …

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Oct 16, 2018
Susan’s 6 Challenges
24:18

If you have concerns about keeping your Bright Lines bright as we head into the holiday season, this week’s vlog is for you. Follow @DrSPThompson Follow @BrightLineLife

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Oct 10, 2018
A Long Time to Go Without Sugar or Flour
17:09

Bright Line Eating™ isn’t just a way to lose your excess pounds—that’s not really the point. The ultimate goal is to learn how to live life without going back to the food. Watch this week’s vlog to hear my thoughts …

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Oct 03, 2018
Connect with People Who Meet You On A Lot of Levels
12:14

A few days ago, I received a Facebook message from a new Boot Camper, and we ended up having a series of conversations that really stuck with me. Watch this week’s vlog to hear all about it. Follow @DrSPThompson Follow …

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Sep 26, 2018
New Research on Leptin Resistance
12:45

If you’ve been following Bright Line Eating™ for a while, you’re probably aware that the brain blocks weight loss, in part due to leptin resistance. In this week’s vlog, I talk about some exciting new research on leptin, and what …

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Sep 19, 2018
The Feeling of Surrender
22:43

This week, as the Food Freedom videos are being shared around the world and more people are joining Bright Line Eating™ than during any other week of the year, I want to offer my best advice for the attitude and …

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Sep 12, 2018
Freedom to Live Our Right Lives
9:55

Here at Bright Line Eating™ we talk about living happy, thin, and free. In this week’s vlog, I explain what the “free” part really means to us. Follow @DrSPThompson Follow @BrightLineLife

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Sep 04, 2018
Willpower Depletion
10:35

This week, I got asked a question about willpower that I’ve never been asked before. It made me consider—and articulate—an answer that I think you’ll find interesting. Watch this week’s VLOG to hear the question and what I had to …

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Aug 29, 2018
If a Former Diabetic is No Longer Diabetic Why Isn’t a Former Addict No Longer an Addict?
15:40

A few days ago, I got a text from a friend who asked me a very powerful question. It was so compelling that I decided to record a vlog addressing it. Watch to hear all about it. Follow Susan on …

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Aug 22, 2018
You Never Know What Your Last Will Be
13:38

A couple of months ago, I was in San Francisco and I connected with an old friend. The experience led to a realization and an awareness that I want to share with you today. Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson …

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Aug 15, 2018
Your Love Transforms People
9:21

It’s a big vlog this week. I just spent ten days in an intentional community in Oregon, and I’ve come back profoundly changed. In addition, I’m celebrating two huge anniversaries this week. Watch the vlog to hear the details. Follow …

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Aug 08, 2018
Review of Netflix’s Explained – “Why Diets Fail”
2:18

Recently, my team made me aware of a show on Netflix called Explained, because one of its episodes lumped Bright Line Eating™ in among numerous other diet plans that we know don’t work. Watch this week’s vlog to hear my …

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Aug 01, 2018
The Value of Suffering
14:16

I’ve spent the past few weeks in quite a funk, and I’m happy to report that I’m finally coming out of it. In this week’s vlog, I share the one sweet, totally unexpected lesson I learned during this tumultuous time. …

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Jul 25, 2018
Lean Into the Bright Lines
14:47

The seasons of life cast different perspectives on the Bright Lines, and in this week’s VLOG, I share a key lesson I learned this past week as I traversed my own Bright Line Eating™ journey. It’s made all the difference. …

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Jul 18, 2018
Gastric Bypass and Bright Line Eating
16:38

On a recent coaching call, I was asked a question by someone who had gastric bypass surgery and felt like they might not belong in BLE. In this week’s vlog, I explain how this couldn’t be further from the truth. …

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Jul 11, 2018
The European Congress on Obesity
5:55

In this Independence Day vlog, I share recent findings from the European Congress on Obesity, discuss how they relate to the 4th of July, and outline what I think it will take to turn the tide on the global obesity …

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Jul 04, 2018
Time Takes Time
5:06

I recently celebrated 19 years of marriage, and in this week’s vlog, I reflect on the wisdom that comes with the passage of time and how this relates to your Bright Line Eating™ journey.   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow …

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Jun 27, 2018
The Food Indulger
22:05

Many of us can identify a part within us that likes to take comfort in excess food, especially in times of stress. I’ve been preparing my presentations for the Third Annual Bright Line Eating™ Family Reunion, which starts in just …

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Jun 20, 2018
Harm Reduction
14:39

As an addict in recovery, I usually don’t think it’s a very good thing when I find myself using one of my vices…but in this week’s vlog, I talk about an exception I’ve discovered to that general rule.   Follow …

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Jun 13, 2018
Raising Healthy Eaters
17:42

In this day and age, raising children to be healthy eaters is incredibly difficult. As they get older, we have less and less control over their food environments, and I know I’m not the only parent who is distressed by …

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Jun 06, 2018
Lessons from 15 Years of Bright Lines, Part 2
23:22

In Part 2 of my “15 Years of Bright Lines” Celebration, I talk about keeping versus breaking the Bright Lines. I address questions like, how rigorous do we need to be in sticking with our Bright Lines? Is it a …

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May 31, 2018
Lessons from 15 Years of Bright Lines, Part 1
10:09

This week marks the 15-year anniversary of the day I started abstaining from sugar and flour and eating three weighed and measured meals each day. This morning, I turned on the video camera and recorded the key lessons I’ve learned. …

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May 24, 2018
The Scope and Purpose of Bright Line Eating
7:29

In this week’s vlog, I answer a question from a Bright Lifer who attended the Food Revolution Summit and was inspired to take her Bright Line Eating™ lifestyle to the next level. Join the 2018 Food Revolution Summit   Follow …

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May 16, 2018
Six Ways to Stay Accountable in Bright Line Eating
19:26

When making lasting behavior change, accountability is an immensely helpful tool. In this week’s vlog, I discuss six different strategies for implementing this during your Bright Line Eating™ journey.   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook Page! …

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May 09, 2018
Measuring Instead of Weighing Food
17:21

In this week’s vlog, for the first time ever, I’m coming to you live from my kitchen. Watch to see why!   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook Page! Subscribe to Susan’s YouTube Channel!

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May 02, 2018
Faith and Adult Development
25:58

This week’s vlog is going to be a heavy one. I almost didn’t even record it, but I’m glad I did.   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook Page! Subscribe to Susan’s YouTube Channel!

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Apr 25, 2018
Binge Eating Disorder and Bright Line Eating
8:00

Could Bright Line Eating™ trigger someone with binge eating disorder? In this week’s vlog, I share my thoughts on this important topic.   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook Page! Subscribe to Susan’s YouTube Channel!

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Apr 18, 2018
Bright Line Eating on Vacation
6:16

This week, I’m coming to you live from Williamsburg, Virginia, with my three beautiful daughters to give you some helpful tips about how to practice Bright Line Eating™ while traveling.   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook …

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Apr 04, 2018
The Adiposity Set Point
19:42

I’ve been reading a lot of books this year, and in this week’s vlog, I talk about the book I’m currently consuming because one of the chapters completely blew my mind. I think it’s going to blow yours, too. This …

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Mar 28, 2018
Once A Pickle, Always A Pickle
10:41

In this week’s vlog, I address a viewer’s question about a comment I made a little while back: “Becoming an addict is a process of starting off as a cucumber and then turning into a pickle, and once you’re pickled, …

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Mar 21, 2018
The Teddy Bear and the Crystal Vase
11:29

In this week’s vlog, I talk about my most cherished possession and how it relates to your Bright Line Eating™ journey. (Hint: it’s probably the last thing you’d expect!)   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook Page! …

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Mar 14, 2018
For Everything There Is A Season
15:32

On August 3rd, 2016, I shot a vlog as I was packing up my college office called “Every Ending Is A New Beginning.” It was incredibly emotional because it was my last day as a professor, and from that day …

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Mar 07, 2018
Recipes in Bright Line Eating
7:46

Our community has expressed overwhelming interest in a Bright Line Eating™ cookbook and official BLE recipes for a while now. I address the topic in this week’s vlog, so you definitely don’t want to miss this one!   Follow Susan …

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Feb 28, 2018
Self-Perception Theory and Food
5:13

Sometimes in our Bright Line Eating™ journeys, we experience resistance to letting go of certain foods. Whether you’re just starting or have been doing BLE for a while, there is a beauty in surrendering. Watch this week’s vlog to learn …

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Feb 21, 2018
Fear of Success
6:56

When we watch ourselves repeatedly fail at something, it starts to become part of our identity. In order to grow, we have to watch ourselves succeed, and that can be challenging in its own right. Watch the vlog to hear …

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Feb 14, 2018
Letting Go of Relationships as We Grow on Our Recovery Journey
13:26

When we walk a path of recovery, that often means drastic changes in our habits and interests. In this week’s vlog, I answer a viewer question about the painful topic of losing relationships as we grow and seek our truth. …

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Feb 07, 2018
The journey never ends…
10:32

The process of doing inner work is truly a lifelong pursuit, and there are many different avenues to explore along the journey. In this week’s vlog, I talk about the inner work I’ve done most recently. I WANT TO ATTEND …

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Jan 31, 2018
How can you help your teenage daughter if you think she’s a food addict?
2:55

In this week’s vlog, I provide some advice to a viewer struggling to help her children develop a healthy relationship with food.   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook Page! Subscribe to Susan’s YouTube Channel!

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Jan 24, 2018
Bright Line Eating on the Road
15:34

This week, I’m coming to you from Los Angeles with a very special vlog. If you want to see firsthand how I handle my food when I’m traveling, you don’t want to miss this one!   Follow Susan on Twitter! …

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Jan 17, 2018
What happened to flour?
7:15

In this week’s vlog, I answer a viewer question about the difference between how we used to respond to flour back “in the good old days” and how we respond to it now. I bet my answer will surprise you. …

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Jan 10, 2018
Reflections and Research
7:22

As we begin the New Year, I share gratitude for the incredible success we achieved in the Charity: Water movement and reveal some astounding results from our Bright Line Eating™ Research Department. If your goal is to get to goal …

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Jan 03, 2018
Wrapping Up 2017
22:09

Last night, I sat down to go through my journal and look back at 2017. What did I find? Watch this week’s vlog to find out. Learn more about the BLE charity:water movement here!   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow …

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Dec 27, 2017
We need your help…
28:52

Two months ago, I met a man who literally changed my life…and it’s not just my life he’s changed. This vlog is different than every single one before it, and it would mean a lot to me if you watched …

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Dec 21, 2017
Food Neutrality
16:17

What’s the point of doing Bright Line Eating™? The goal? The aim? And is it different if you’re high vs. medium vs. low on The Susceptibility Scale™? In the wake of last week’s vlog on surrender, I have some different …

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Dec 13, 2017
Sweet Surrender
30:37

The past couple of weeks have marked a turning point for me. If you enjoy the long, emotional VLOGs where I get really personal, this one’s for you.   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook Page! Subscribe …

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Dec 06, 2017
Bright Line Eating vs. Nutrisystem vs. Optifast
4:24

There are some popular diets that aim to establish automaticity just like Bright Line Eating™, but in the long run, they don’t work. Watch this week’s vlog to learn why.   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook …

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Nov 29, 2017
Out on a Limb
17:19

In the spirit of giving that accompanies the holidays, this week’s vlog is a little different. The topic is very near and dear to me, so I hope you’ll watch with an open heart. Step 1: Click the button below …

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Nov 22, 2017
The Break-Rezoom Merry-Go-Round
16:52

We’re heading into the 4th American Thanksgiving since Bright Line Eating™ was launched, and the 15th American Thanksgiving since I, personally, started this way of life. In this week’s VLOG I share what’s on my mind leading into the holiday, …

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Nov 15, 2017
NMF Copycat Foods
7:34

In this week’s vlog, I answer a fantastic and complicated viewer question about my thoughts on borderline-acceptable products that I like to call “Copycat Foods.”   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook Page! Subscribe to Susan’s YouTube …

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Nov 08, 2017
Sane Choices
3:18

Sometimes life doesn’t allow us to predict where we’re going to find our next meal, so we can’t write down exactly what we’re going to eat the night before. In this week’s vlog, I answer a viewer question about how …

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Nov 01, 2017
Four Tips for Navigating Halloween
5:57

The holidays are upon us. Is your saboteur kicking into high gear? If so, you’re not alone. In this week’s vlog, I offer four key tips to help you make it through the first holiday of the season.   Follow …

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Oct 25, 2017
Slowing Down
7:51

Sometimes you have to hit a bottom to be truly willing to make a change in your life. The question is, once you’ve decided to change, how do you make it stick? Watch this week’s vlog to find out.   …

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Oct 18, 2017
Granting Authority
13:52

Once we fall into a pattern of breaking our Bright Lines periodically, it can be remarkably hard to stop. How do we break this cycle? Watch this week’s vlog to find out.   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like …

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Oct 11, 2017
1 Million At Goal Weight
13:25

We just wrapped up Food Freedom 2017, and in this week’s vlog, I reflect on our ultimate mission here at Bright Line Eating™. Watch the vlog to find out what that mission is and what’s coming down the pike as …

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Oct 04, 2017
The Online Support Community
17:42

Over the weekend, I had an experience that reminded me of how important social support and our Online Support Community is here at Bright Line Eating™. Watch this week’s vlog to hear all about it. I WANT TO LEARN MORE …

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Sep 27, 2017
Body Dysmorphia
10:11

In this week’s vlog, I answer a question from a former Boot Camper about body dysmorphia and explain how it relates to your Bright Line Eating™ journey.   Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook Page! Subscribe to …

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Sep 13, 2017
Isolation
13:28

I just got back from three weeks of hard traveling, and I was pretty wrecked. There was one thing I really needed in order to feel better, and I had a hard time giving it to myself. I have the …

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Sep 06, 2017
Water Fasting
11:49

This week’s vlog is going to be pretty controversial. It’s not a call to action. I’m just sharing my experience. I never, ever would have tried this several years ago, but I’ve been doing something for the past couple of …

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Aug 30, 2017
LIVE from Oslo – The International BLE Movement
8:49

This week, the VLOG comes to you from the gorgeous Opera House in Oslo, Norway. I’m joined by six Bright Lifers from Norway, England, and Romania… I asked them whether working the Bright Line Eating™ program is different in a …

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Aug 23, 2017
Nightly Connection Ritual
17:42

In honor of the one year anniversary of the biggest turning point in my marriage, I share the nightly routine that David and I practice in order to stay connected to each other. Watch this week’s vlog to hear all …

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Aug 16, 2017
The Most Important Day in My World
7:03

I try not to date my vlogs very often so that they can be watched at any time and still have a universal message, but sometimes I do state the date. Today is one of those days. Today is the …

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Aug 09, 2017
Going to Any Lengths
20:55

In this week’s vlog, I make some off-the-cuff comments that might seem harsh or offend some people in the community, so in case you’re incredibly sensitive to that sort of thing, I wanted you to know in advance. P.S. – …

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Aug 02, 2017
How to Help Loved Ones Struggling with Food
5:10

A viewer recently reached out to me to ask for advice on how to help a family member who is struggling with food addiction and implementing Bright Line Eating™ in her life. Watch this week’s vlog to hear my thoughts. …

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Jul 26, 2017
Cross-Addiction
10:57

If you’re highly susceptible to food addiction, does that make you more likely to get addicted to other things? What if you’ve been exposed to other substances, like cigarettes or alcohol, but never got addicted? Why would that be? Science …

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Jul 20, 2017
Post-Traumatic Growth
3:38

We’ve all heard of PTSD—the notion that trauma or intense suffering can result in later psychological consequences. But it turns out research shows that’s not always the outcome of a traumatic experience. Watch this week’s vlog to learn more. Register …

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Jul 12, 2017
The Priority
17:54

I had a poignant and extremely emotional experience recently that has prompted me to make some shifts in my life. It also prompted the topic of this week’s vlog. Watch to hear all about it. Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow …

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Jul 05, 2017
The Secret to Jumpstarting Slow Weight Loss
8:50

Just recently, I’ve tried something that has helped my body to take off those few extra pounds I’ve been carrying, and I wanted to share the secret with you. Watch this week’s vlog to hear all about it. Register for …

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Jun 28, 2017
Claims of a Celebrity Chef: Debunked?
15:31

One of my team members, Chris, recently directed me to an NPR feature with Tom Colicchio, a celebrity chef, restauranteur, and head judge on the TV series Top Chef. During the interview, he made a statement that Chris knew I …

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Jun 21, 2017
Flexible vs. Brittle Frameworks
17:28

I’ve recently fallen prey to setting goals and working towards behavior change within brittle frameworks. Watch this week’s vlog to learn how brittle frameworks are likely sabotaging you—and what the solution is. Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s …

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Jun 14, 2017
Live from the 2nd Annual Family Reunion
4:47

For this week’s vlog, I’m coming to you LIVE from San Diego, surrounded by a crowd of smiling Bright Line Eaters, and I talk about the importance of connection and support. Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook …

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Jun 07, 2017
Intuitive Eating
11:07

In this week’s vlog, I answer a fantastic viewer question about the roots of emotional eating and discuss the benefits and detractors of mindful eating. Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook Page! Subscribe to Susan’s YouTube Channel!

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May 31, 2017
Mindful Eating Challenge
20:46

I had an interesting experience during dinner last night that compelled me to scrap the VLOG topic I had planned and instead talk about my thoughts surrounding that meal. Watch this week’s VLOG to hear all about it. Follow Susan …

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May 25, 2017
FIRST EVER: VLOG DO-OVER
30:33

This past week, for the first time ever, I pulled down the Wednesday VLOG shortly after it aired. It was off, way off. So I yanked it. And I’ve redone it. In this first ever VLOG do-over, I explain my …

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May 23, 2017
Plastic Surgery and Self-Esteem
20:33

Can plastic surgery fix a negative self-image? Or might it take years of therapy? In this week’s vlog, I answer a heartfelt viewer request for a solution to the self-loathing that accompanies negative body image while losing weight. Follow Susan …

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May 17, 2017
Letting Go of the Number
19:35

I had a big epiphany about how I approach my own Bright Line Eating™ journey this week. The title of today’s vlog, “Letting Go of the Number,” gives you a hint as to what it was about. Watch this week’s …

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May 10, 2017
Moment of Clarity
25:11

This past weekend I experienced something that marked a huge turning point for me. Watch this week’s vlog to hear all about it and how it relates to your Bright Line Eating™ journey. Register for the Reunion Now! Review the …

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May 03, 2017
Why Bright Line Eating Improves Your Sleep
5:22

In this week’s vlog, I answer a fantastic viewer question about the ways Bright Line Eating™ can affect sleep patterns.   Review the BLE Book Now! Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook Page! Subscribe to Susan’s YouTube …

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Apr 26, 2017
Why Exercise Won’t Make You Thin
18:10

I often talk about the fact that exercise doesn’t help you lose weight, and I recently received an email from someone who said my claim could use some more clarification. Watch this week’s vlog to learn more.   Review the …

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Apr 19, 2017
Commitment Contracts and Challenges
19:01

Over the past few months, I’ve been challenging myself with commitment contracts to keep my Bright Lines as bright and shiny as possible, and I just started a new 30-day challenge. Watch this week’s vlog to hear all about it …

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Apr 12, 2017
What Makes Us Happier
15:22

As you might know, Bright Line Eating™: The Science of Living Happy, Thin, and Free™ hit the New York Times Best Seller List, and I have a lot of emotions about it. Watch this week’s vlog to learn about the …

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Apr 05, 2017
New York Times Best Seller
17:02

Later today, we’re going to find out whether Bright Line Eating™: The Science of Living Happy, Thin, and Free™ hit the New York Times Best Seller list. I have all sorts of thoughts and feelings leading up to the announcement, …

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Mar 29, 2017
Receiving Help
5:54

It’s the morning after the launch of the book Bright Line Eating™: The Science of Living Happy, Thin, and Free™. We already have over 200 reviews of the book on Amazon, and this morning it’s the #1 selling book on …

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Mar 22, 2017
My Soul Journey
26:20

For this week’s VLOG, just prior to the launch of the book, Bright Line Eating™: The Science of Living Happy, Thin, and Free™, I get vulnerable about my relationship with God, my doubts and uncertainties, and the major turning points …

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Mar 15, 2017
It’s Time to Get Excited!!!
13:30

We’re so close to the release of my book, and I’ve planned a series of contests to make the next two weeks as exciting and action-packed as possible. In fact, during the vlog, I announce the winner of the first …

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Mar 08, 2017
Lessons From a Cruise
11:52

I just returned from a week-long cruise with my family, during which I experienced some intense lessons and incredible moments of growth. I talk about it all in this week’s vlog. Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook …

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Mar 01, 2017
Body Image and Weight Loss
7:49

When we lose weight, it can take some time for our self-concept to catch up with our new bodies. Watch this week’s vlog to hear my thoughts on this perplexing topic. Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook …

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Feb 22, 2017
How Heat and Cold Affect Weight Loss
4:53

Can living in a warm or cold climate influence how fast or slow you lose weight? Watch this week’s vlog to hear my answer to this fantastic viewer question. Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook Page! Subscribe …

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Feb 15, 2017
Bright Line Eating When Life Gets Hard
24:30

The saboteur can wreak havoc on you when you’re feeling like you’ve been dragged through the mud and nothing is going right. Stress is mounting and your saboteur is telling you that you deserve to relax your Bright Lines and …

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Feb 08, 2017
The 14-Day Challenge
13:54

The Bright Line Eating™ book launch hoopla has officially begun! While the release date is less than two months away, Bright Line Eating™: The Science of Living Happy, Thin, and Free has been years in the making. Watch this week’s …

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Feb 01, 2017
Counting Days
7:31

Here at Bright Line Eating™, we don’t have a strictly-enforced method of counting days. Watch this week’s vlog to hear my thoughts on the different ways to count your days. Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Like Susan’s Facebook Page! …

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Jan 25, 2017
Meditation as a Tool for Life Guidance
12:02

Last year, I found myself in a predicament. Thankfully, the answers I was seeking came to me during meditation. In this week’s vlog, I talk about one of the many benefits of meditation: gaining valuable life guidance. Follow Susan on …

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Jan 18, 2017
Bright Line Eating for the Extreme Introvert
12:15

At first glance, it may seem like the Bright Line Eating™ Boot Camp wouldn’t work for someone who shies away from social connections, but the tools for the introvert are definitely there. Watch this week’s vlog to learn how BLE …

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Jan 11, 2017
Small Daily Behaviors
7:53

Happy New Year! In the first vlog of 2017, I talk about how I reshaped my New Year’s resolutions to set myself up for success. Like Susan’s Facebook Page! Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Subscribe to Susan’s YouTube Channel!

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Jan 04, 2017
Lessons from 2016
32:21

In the last vlog of 2016, I talk about what I’ve learned along my Bright Line Eating™ journey during this eventful year. Like Susan’s Facebook Page! Follow Susan on Twitter! Follow @DrSPThompson Subscribe to Susan’s YouTube Channel!

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Dec 28, 2016
Silencing the Saboteur
24:04

This time of year, it can get especially difficult to handle the pesky, nagging voice that’s attempting to derail your Highest Self. In this week’s vlog, I share a tool to help you deal with your tricky Saboteur during the …

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Dec 21, 2016
One Tool That’s Been Super Helpful For Me Lately…
17:42

Recently, I’ve been weighing and measuring my food without exception. Watch this week’s vlog to learn why it’s such an important tool to have in your Bright Line Eating™ toolbox. Like Susan’s Facebook Page!

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Dec 14, 2016
Commitment is an Exclusionary Process
26:00

A couple of months ago, I recorded an emotional vlog about the state of my marriage. Watch this week’s vlog for an update on what’s happened since the jumping off point, and how it relates to your Bright Line Eating™ …

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Dec 07, 2016
How to Be Health-Conscious Without Getting Overwhelmed
7:32

Given the confusing landscape of the vast and varied dietary information available to us these days, how can we feasibly maintain a healthy lifestyle? Watch this week’s vlog to hear my response.

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Nov 30, 2016
The Science of Gratitude
8:06

The holidays are upon us and it feels like the perfect time to talk about gratitude. Watch this week’s vlog to hear my thoughts about it.

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Nov 23, 2016
How to Have A Bright Line Thanksgiving
17:44

With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, many people are wondering how they can possibly stick to their Bright Lines through the festivities. Hear my advice in this week’s vlog.

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Nov 16, 2016
The Morning After A Binge
30:42

Last night was a pretty intense night. Watch this week’s vlog to hear all about it.

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Nov 10, 2016
International Stress Awareness Day
18:01

Today is International Stress Awareness Day and in this week’s vlog, I talk about the role stress can play in our lives and BLE journeys.

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Nov 02, 2016
Are Microwaves Safe?
9:59

In this week’s vlog, I answer an impassioned viewer question about the safety of microwaves.

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Oct 26, 2016
Bright Line Eating vs. The Ketogenic Diet
6:59

Recently, I’ve been getting a steady stream of requests for me to talk about the ketogenic diet. Watch this week’s vlog to hear my thoughts.

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Oct 19, 2016
Visual Cues and Food Addiction
55

What is “Food Porn”? Could it be affecting your relationship with food more than you realize? Learn all about it in this week’s vlog.

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Oct 12, 2016
Bright Line Eating is Officially a Global Movement
12:47

Over the past month, people from all 7 continents (yes, including Antarctica) and nearly every country on Earth joined together in watching the Food Freedom video series. Wowza! In this week’s vlog, I talk about where we go from here.

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Oct 05, 2016
The Jumping Off Point
20:41

In this week’s vlog, I get super personal about some recent struggles in my life and explain how they relate to your Bright Line Eating™ journey.

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Sep 28, 2016
Our Role in the Food Revolution
12:17

In this week’s vlog, I’m joined by my dear friend Ocean Robbins to discuss what’s new on the cutting-edge frontiers of the Food Revolution. It’s a conversation that’s full of surprises, and I can’t wait to share it with you.

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Sep 21, 2016
What Does “Gluten Free” Really Mean?
7:39

Are gluten free products Bright Line Eating™-friendly? Hear the answer in this week’s vlog.

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Sep 14, 2016
Validating the Susceptibility Quiz
15:23

Over the past six months here at Bright Line Eating™ we’ve been undertaking the process of validating the Susceptibility Quiz. The journey has led to some interesting findings. If you’ve taken the Quiz and think you know what your score …

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Sep 07, 2016
The Brand New Bright Line Eating Website!!!
9:03

  I’m incredibly excited to announce the brand new BrightLineEating.com and SusanPeirceThompson.com websites are finally LIVE! Listen to the journey that brought us here in this week’s vlog. Check out the rest of our new sites: SusanPeirceThompson.com FoodFreedomQuiz.com HappyThinandFree.com

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Aug 31, 2016
Type I Diabetes & Bright Line Eating
1:07

  Can Bright Line Eating™ work for type 1 diabetics who experience severe insulin reactions? Find out in this week’s vlog.

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Aug 24, 2016
The Neurobiology of Addiction
11:14

  A Boot Camper recently asked me to explain why many Bright Line Eaters report that their food addiction is just as strong, if not stronger, when they break their bright lines. I respond in this week’s vlog.

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Aug 17, 2016
Thin Vs. Fit Vs. Healthy
10:33

  Why is it “Happy, THIN, and Free?” Why not “fit?” Or “healthy?” Watch this week’s vlog to hear my answer to this compelling question.

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Aug 10, 2016
Every Ending is a New Beginning
7:44

  This week marks the two-year anniversary of Bright Line Eating™ and it also happens to be the official end of my career as a college professor. In this week’s vlog, I talk about making the choice to follow a …

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Aug 03, 2016
Be Yourself
11:59

  Lately I’ve gotten some comments about the fact that I roll my eyes up and back and say, “Welcome to the weekly vlog,” in a sing-song voice. Some people have indicated that it conveys that I lack confidence in …

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Jul 27, 2016
Do I Have to Be Thin to Be Happy?
9:06

  The polarizing fat acceptance movement is on many minds lately, as evidenced by the fact that TWO people have recently asked for a vlog on the topic of whether we really need the “thin” in “Happy, Thin, and Free.”

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Jul 21, 2016
Bright Line Eating Road Trip
6:10

  Over the past week, I drove with my husband and three kids from New York to California and learned a lot of Bright Line Eating™ lessons along the way. Hear about my sunny road trip experiences in this week’s …

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Jul 13, 2016
Are Food Hangovers Real?
8:28

  Is it possible to experience a full-blown hangover from eating sugar and flour? How does this happen? Hear my answer in this week’s vlog.

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Jul 06, 2016
No Exceptions: Sticking to My Bright Lines on My Birthday
10:18

  My birthday is the perfect day to talk about Bright Line Eating™ during special occasions. What happens if you cross one of your Bright Lines? What if you make that tiny exception? How do you get back on track? …

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Jun 29, 2016
Orthorexia VS. Bright Line Eating
13:28

  A new mental disorder called orthorexia nervosa has recently been making headlines. At first glance, it might seem similar to some of the behaviors we practice in Bright Line Eating™, but let’s take a closer look.

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Jun 22, 2016
Binging on Bright Line Eating
10:03

  Many people practicing Bright Line Eating™ find that when they break their Bright Lines, their binging habits are worse than before they started the program. Why does this happen? I offer my thoughts in this week’s vlog.

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Jun 15, 2016
Honesty Check-In: Eating Out At Restaurants
17:25

  Three months ago, I made a commitment to get really honest about my quantities when eating out at restaurants, and to report back to you on how I did. You can find out how successful I was at the …

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Jun 08, 2016
Response to the New York Times Biggest Loser Article
17:21

  About a month ago, an article about research on fourteen Biggest Loser contestants and their post-show weight gain was published in the New York Times. I received a flood of requests to respond to the article. Is long-term weight …

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Jun 01, 2016
Vlogging from Arizona!
14:07

  Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. visits with Pedram Shojai, OMD – The Urban Monk. Check Out The Urban Monk Academy Now!

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May 25, 2016
The Origins of Food Addiction
7:03

  Can restrained eating and calorie restriction lead to overeating without having the mechanisms of food addiction at work in the brain? Watch this week’s vlog to hear my answer to this fantastic question.

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May 18, 2016
Rapid Weight Loss and Self-Perception
4:01

  Sometimes when we lose a bunch of weight, our self-perception can take a little while to catch up. Watch this week’s vlog to hear my thoughts on this topic.

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May 11, 2016
The One TED Talk I Always Showed to My Students…
3:57

  There was this one TED Talk that, year in and year out, I always made a point of showing to my students. Something just reminded me of it and in this week’s vlog I explain. Click Here to Register …

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May 04, 2016
Cool New Science!
9:08

  In today’s VLOG I invite you to learn about the latest, coolest science that applies to your Bright Line Eating™ Journey. Check it out!

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Apr 27, 2016
Post-Family Reunion VLOG Message
10:14

  In this week’s VLOG I talk a little bit about the First Annual Bright Line Eating™ Family Reunion, and share what’s on my mind now that it’s over. This message actually applies to anyone who travels, celebrates special occasions, …

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Apr 20, 2016
Live from San Diego!
3:53

  I’m in San Diego for the First Annual Bright Line Eating™ Family Reunion, and in this week’s VLOG my team and I share a special, timely message with you. The Truth About Cancer—A Global Quest—has begun, and 1.4 MILLION …

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Apr 13, 2016
Message to a Struggling Food Addict
14:57

  This morning I received a 911/SOS message from someone who was doing really well with Bright Line Eating™ but is now binging. This week’s vlog is a message for her, and for all those who may be struggling with …

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Apr 06, 2016
How to Deal with Weight Loss Plateaus
3:07

  When losing weight, people will sometimes experience small periods of time where their weight loss stalls, called plateaus. Watch this week’s vlog to hear my advice on how to deal with them.

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Mar 30, 2016
The Willpower Gap: Debunked or NOT?
9:03

  A LOT of people have been asking me for my opinion about a recent article published on research claiming to debunk the ego depletion phenomenon that forms the basis of the Willpower Gap. Watch my vlog this week to …

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Mar 23, 2016
The Three Keys to Life-Long Weight-Loss Success
8:07

  There are three essential keys to life-long weight-loss success. Do you know what they are…? Check out this Vlog for the scoop.

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Mar 16, 2016
The Benefits of the 3 Kinds of Fasting
11:52

  This time of year, there are a lot of religious fasts going on. And lately a bunch of people have been asking me what I think about intermittent fasting. Watch this week’s vlog to hear my thoughts.

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Mar 09, 2016
The Most Difficult Bright Line By Far…
15:33

  Which one of the Bright Lines is causing me some trouble at the moment? Watch this week’s vlog to find out.  

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Mar 02, 2016
Bright Line Eating at Spago
10:42

  How do you stick to your Bright Lines when you’re dining out or perhaps attending a big event like a wedding? Watch my vlog this week to find out how I recently navigated a situation like this when I …

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Feb 24, 2016
What Happens When the Human Body Is Starved?
10:22

  What happens when the human body is starved? A common theory is that when the body is consuming restricted calories, it goes into “starvation mode” and starts storing fat. Watch this week’s vlog to find out whether I confirm …

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Feb 17, 2016
Why Do Men Lose Weight Faster Than Women?
6:30

  Why do men lose weight faster than women? Watch my vlog this week to hear my thoughts on the topic.

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Feb 10, 2016
How to Talk to Children About Addictive Foods
11:35

  In this week’s vlog, I discuss my approach to encouraging a healthy relationship with food in our children.

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Feb 03, 2016
What Happens When You Get Near Goal Weight?
9:49

  In this week’s vlog, I discuss one surprising thing that can happen as we near our goal weights in Bright Line Eating™.

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Jan 27, 2016
Studies on Long-Term Weight Loss
9:54

  Check out this week’s vlog to hear my answer to a fantastic Boot Camper question addressing some recent studies on those who lose weight and are able to keep it off long-term.

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Jan 20, 2016
Putting the “Happy” in Happy, Thin, and Free
12:42

  Watch this week’s vlog to hear the science behind the “Happy” part of becoming Happy, Thin, and Free.

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Jan 13, 2016
The Effects of Sugar
7:33

  What is the straight scoop on sugar, sugar substitutes, and all of the various manifestations of sugar? Good question! Check out this week’s Vlog for the answer!

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Jan 07, 2016
43,000 Pounds
4:37

  2015 has been such a wild ride! Watch the final vlog of the year to hear me sum it all up!

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Dec 30, 2015
Do We Have To Be Perfect?
23:06

  If we’re striving to not eat sugar perfectly, not eat flour perfectly, eat only and exactly at meal times and never more food than we’ve committed to eat, does that mean we have to be perfect? Watch this week’s …

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Dec 24, 2015
The Five Year Journal
4:09

  Watch this week’s vlog to learn about my favorite tool to use while practicing Bright Line Eating™.

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Dec 17, 2015
What Is “Normal” Anyways?
6:56

  What is “Normal” when it comes to food? Is it common? Is it healthy? Watch this week’s Vlog for my answer!

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Dec 10, 2015
How To Handle People Who Sabotage Your Success
8:35

  Check out my weekly vlog to learn how to handle people who sabotage your success!

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Dec 03, 2015
How To Have A Bright Line Eating Thanksgiving
2:00

  Check out my vlog this week to hear how you can navigate Thanksgiving while sticking to your Bright Lines!

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Nov 25, 2015
The Pain Is Real
9:23

  Check out my weekly video blog to hear my response to an incredibly moving Boot Camper question!

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Nov 18, 2015
Unveiling the Saboteur
8:15

  In my video blog this week, I talk about the “Saboteur” – what it is and what it means for success in Bright Line Eating™. Check it out!

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Nov 11, 2015
How I Handle Halloween
11:10

  Watch this week’s video blog to find out how I handle Halloween with three little kids!

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Nov 04, 2015
The Question I Get Asked Most
5:39

  Watch this week’s Vlog to find out the question I get asked most and my honest answer. I’ll give you a hint – it has a lot to do with YOU!

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Oct 28, 2015
The Metric of Suffering
13:59

  A few days ago, a woman who is currently 293 lbs. asked me if we could develop a special online support community for people who are coming from bigger numbers. She said she is frustrated listening to the challenges …

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Oct 22, 2015
The Reason It All Exploded
13:28

  Watch this week’s Vlog to hear all about the most recent Bright Line Eating™ Boot Camp and why it was so much bigger! Join The Food Revolution!  

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Oct 15, 2015
Launch Week – The Eye of the Storm
12:49

  Here we are in the eye of the storm; the middle of the Food Freedom Launch. It’s been a wild ride so far. Watch this week’s Vlog for more… Read The Huffington Post Article Take The Susceptibility Quiz Now! …

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Sep 30, 2015
The Susceptibility Quiz
7:07

  If you haven’t taken The Susceptibility Quiz regarding food, stop what you’re doing! Take it right now and find out how YOU relate to food. Take The Susceptibility Quiz Now!

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Sep 23, 2015
The “What-the-Hell” Effect
15:17

  If you struggle with food, you may have noticed it seems like you’re either on your plan or off your plan and there’s very little middle ground. This is due to what psychologists call the “What-the-Hell” Effect. Learn more …

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Sep 16, 2015
Life After Stuffing Feelings With Food
13:59

  On this VLOG I talk about how to handle the flood of emotions that can surface when we stop stuffing our feelings down with food. Eating is a very emotional thing. Not eating even more so.

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Sep 09, 2015
The Easiest Thing To Eat
6:59

  What’s the easiest thing to eat when you do Bright Line Eating™ and you’re at a party? The answer might surprise you.

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Sep 02, 2015
Loose Skin
5:08

  What do you do with the loose skin when you lose large amounts of weight? It’s a great question, and I address it on this VLOG.

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Aug 26, 2015
Fat Clothes
10:22

  As you’re losing your weight, and after you get down to goal weight, what do you do with all those fat clothes? Give them away? Keep them just in case?

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Aug 19, 2015
Why People Regain Their Weight
8:20

  Weight loss is hard, but what’s harder is keeping it off. Almost everyone who loses a significant amount of weight gains it back in the years that follow.

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Aug 12, 2015
Happy Birthday BLE!
4:02

  Bright Line Eating™ is officially 1 year old and my team has come together, for the first time ever, to celebrate this special event. Learn how to celebrate special occasions without food or alcohol in this week’s vlog.

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Aug 05, 2015