Resources from Bright Line Eating®

Bright Line Eating is here to support you through this unprecedented and difficult time. Together we will navigate the unfamiliar territory and find connection in the chaos. To that end, we’re making these free resources available to our BLE community. We hope they can bring you some moments of positivity and peace.

We’ll be adding new resources several times a week in chronological order at the top of this page. After being in “What’s New?” for about a month, resources will be moved further down the page into categories. 

Facebook Lives



Susan's Short Videos


Additional Resources


The Weekly Vlog

When to Start Exercising

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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Weight Creep in Maintenance

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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A Spanish Proverb

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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New U.S. Dietary Guidelines

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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Developing an Addiction

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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Automaticity and Self-Care

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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