Doug Lisle, Ph.D.

Doug Lisle, Ph.D.
Doug Lisle, Ph.D., is the staff psychologist and director of research for TrueNorth Health Center and psychologist and speaker for the McDougall Wellness Program. Dr. Lisle has published numerous articles in the scientific literature and is co-author of The Pleasure Trap: Mastering the Hidden Force that Undermines Health & Happiness.

Take Heart! Whole-Food, Plant-Based Living Will (Slowly) Reach the Masses

Take Heart! Whole-Food, Plant-Based Living Will (Slowly) Reach the Masses

Once you know the connection between dietary choices and health, watching other people eat can be a gruesome sight. It can seem like you are watching a train wreck in slow motion. I was once …



Cravings – How They Work and How to Manage Them

Cravings - How They Work and How to Manage Them

What are cravings and how do they affect your plan for healthy living? Cravings aren’t “bad.” They are just signals that you want something. When you are tired, you crave sleep. When you are thirsty, …



Two Important Tips from Doug Lisle to Get You Through the Holidays

Two Important Tips from Doug Lisle to Get You Through the Holidays

With the holidays upon us, we all know that we are going to soon be tested.  We will be tempted by holiday goodies, and by our friends and families – to indulge, to join The …



Don’t Make Change Too Complicated: Instead Just Begin

Don’t Make Change Too Complicated: Instead Just Begin

My good friend Debbie called me the other day and asked for a little motivational help. She was struggling with giving up caffeinated tea, and asked me for the secret to giving up bad habits. …



Does Willpower Hold the Key to Your Success?

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Willpower. The word conjures up images of tremendous effort, excruciating determination, and sacrifice. Willpower is Rocky Balboa forcing himself to the top of the monument in Philadelphia and celebrating his growing strength. It’s the US …