The next live facilitated course begins
Monday, June 10th, 2024 @ 11 am EST

Safe Weight Management

4-week Training Course

If you want to find out why weight-loss programs are broken and harmful, then this course is for you. Finally, discover why weight gain is not your fault and why inability to lose weight is also NOT YOUR FAULT.

People are wisely giving up on commercial and amateur 'weight-loss' schemes. People are realizing that some kinds of weight-loss schemes are dangerous because they lead to weight regain plus more.  People are gaining more and more weight as the years go by and more weight-loss programs are exposed as leading from overweight to obesity and severe obesity. .


Joan Ifland

Joan is the lead author of the first scholarly description of processed food addiction and addictive foods (2009). Her best-selling textbook is Processed Food Addiction: Foundations, Assessment, and Recovery (2018). With her team, she co-founded The Addiction Reset Community (ARC) as the first online recovery program (2018), Food Addiction Recovery Advocate (FARA) Training (2020), the Food Addiction Recovery Advocate (FARA) Certification (2021), and the Remission Optimism Community (ROC) (2023). Her education is a PhD in addictive nutrition from Union Institute and University (2010); MBA from Stanford (1978) and BA from Oberlin College (1974). She is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.

Sheila Gravely

As a certified life coach, natural health professional, and a Food Addiction Recovery Advocate, my journey into holistic wellness started over 30 years ago with a diagnosis of Lupus. Opting for a non-traditional approach, I successfully navigated the challenges through diet and lifestyle changes, sparking my dedication to natural wellness and empowering others to enhance their lives. My education includes a graduate degree in psychology from American University, a graduate certification in biblical counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary, and a large number of professional certifications in the health and wellness field.

Here’s what you will discover:

  • Startling evidence for the brokenness of weight-loss programs
  • A pathway to stop self-blame and self-hatred for your weight status
  • Eye-opening realizations for how your social circles keep you from getting to your preferred weight status
  • Techniques to make weight-loss safe from regain and eating-disorders
  • Safe, kind, supportive materials where you can learn, ask questions, and express your thoughts freely.

What you can expect during the 4-week course:

Week 1: Why Nothing Else has Worked

  • Find out how weight-loss programs actually ramp up cravings
  • Learn how eight-loss programs wake up intense food seeking.
  • See how quick weight loss promotes weight gain and weight loss resistance
  • Stop blaming yourself for broken programs
  • Week 1: Discussion questions to clarify what happened to you.


Week 2: Banishing Weight Stigma

  • Learn how the culture stigmatizes weight status for profit
  • See how weight stigma stress us and creates cravings
  • Become aware of deception about the relationship of health to weight status
  • Week 2: Decision questions to free us from weight stigma  


Week 3: How we Gain Weight from Social Circles

  • Our loving brains want us to fit in even if it means gaining weight
  • See the evidence that we cannot expect to lose weight in a social circles that is gaining weight
  • Find out easy ways to get your brain to tune in to healthy online social circles
  • See why you cannot lose weight without the right social circle
  • Week 3: Thought-provoking discussion questions free you from self-blame


Week 4: Food Addiction and Weight Loss

  • Find out how to harness processed food recovery to get to your preferred weight status
  • Learn how to address food addiction to avoid weight regain
  • Learn how to win the battle in your head
  • Become aware of the skills we all actually need to lose weight
  • Discussion Questions: Get new insights into how your weight has been affected by hidden addiction to processed foods.


Here’s what you get:

√ The 4-Week Live Course:  Safe Weight Management: Why Nothing has Worked

√ Access to a dedicated Facebook Q&A Forum moderated by our expert course facilitators.

√ A weekly email with helpful course information, videos and handouts, and a recording of each weekly group session.

√ Lifelong access to Bonus Resources

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Safe Weight Management

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Monday, June 10th, 2024 at 11a EST (US)


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