Bright Line Living™ - The Official Bright Line Eating Podcast

Bright Line Living™ - The Official Bright Line Eating Podcast

Hosted by: Susan Peirce Thompson

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,...

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Do What Gives You Peace

I use the phrases “There are no Bright Line Eating police” and “Do what gives you peace” frequently. What do I mean by them, and do they apply equally to weight loss and maintenance? In this vlog, I explore these...
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Bright Lines as Guidelines for Weight Loss

I recently received an email from a woman named Peggy Sue Parker. She said she’d been using three of the four Bright Lines: no sugar, no flour, and only three meals a day. She said, “I have not weighed my food,...
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The Journey Toward One Pull-Up

Today I want to talk about my journey to be able to do one pull-up. This has been on my bucket list for a long time. It reminds me in some ways of the journey to lose and keep off excess weight. Here are five...
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Introducing the Masterclass

I have exciting news! For a while now, we’ve needed an update on the science behind Bright Line Eating. The first and most comprehensive explanation was in the Food Freedom videos that I put out in early 2015. Those...
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Sometimes Addictive Eating Works

Today’s topic was suggested by a conversation I had with a Bright Lifer. She said she had recently gone back to sugar and flour … and it kind of worked. She didn’t intend to keep it up but was surprised that she...
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SEE, HEAR, FEEL

I want to introduce you to a lovely mindfulness meditation practice. I learned it in a training session for leaders by the Xchange Group. This method is called the Unified Mindfulness approach to meditation. It’s very...
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PECS and Maintenance

PECS is Post-Event Collapse Syndrome, and it’s what happens if your Bright Lines get wobbly after an event or holiday. But what does this have to do with Maintenance? Turns out, quite a bit… learn how to protect...
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The Badly Behaving Brain is Published!

I am thrilled to announce the publication of an academic review article I wrote with Dr. Andrew Kurt Thaw: “The Badly Behaving Brain: How Ultra-Processed Food Addiction Thwarts Sustained Weight Loss.” It’s a chapter...
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Food Addiction Amnesia

A few weeks ago, someone wrote to our customer support center. She wasn’t a member, and she’s not in the Boot Camp, but she found us and wrote in. Her email said: “How do I stop the amnesia that sets in when I’m off...
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Top-Down Processing

 A Bright Liner named Katie recently sent me a message with a great question. She wanted to know if, when you make Bright Line-compliant foods that would normally have sugar and flour—but you’re making them...
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Thumb Sucking and Food Addiction

A few days ago, I was on an accountability call with our Bright Lifers community. One of the people participating shared that when she was a child she sucked her thumb. Later, she switched to eating addictively for...
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3 Lessons from the Super Bowl

I recently had the opportunity to take my 12-year-old, Maya, to the Super Bowl. I was born and raised in San Francisco, and we’re huge 49ers fans. I grew up in the golden era of Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, and Steve...
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