Emotional Eating

Help With Reducing Binge Eating

Help with Binge Eating Of all the behaviours associated with being overweight, or having an Eating Disorder, Binge Eating Disorder is perhaps the most complex and hardest to tackle by clients.  I won’t go into the underlying factors of bingeing here in any great detail, it is enough to say that it is a form…

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Are You Ready to Change? #EDAW 2016 is Here…

February 22nd to February 28th 2016 is International Eating Disorders Awareness Week, so there will be more than the usual information, features and articles available on Eating Disorders in the media and online all next week. If you: Have an Eating Disorder; Have an unhealthy relationship with food but are not sure if it can…

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Mindfulness for Emotional Eating – Workshop in Cork 17 April 2016

Register now for my forthcoming workshop in Douglas, Cork!   In this workshop, we will focus on how to use mindfulness to begin reducing the negative behaviours associated with Emotional Eating, Binge Eating and Bulimia. Bingeing                 Mindless Eating      Eating for ‘self-soothing’         Restricting food intake Yo-yo…

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Dealing with Feelings Through Food

“Many people are afraid of their feelings, especially the so-called negative emotions.  They are afraid they can’t handle their pain, that it will overwhelm them.  They are afraid that if they allow themselves to feel their loneliness it will last forever, that if they fully experience their anger they will do hurtful, destructive things.  They…

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Online, Self-Help Program for Bulimia and Binge Eating

I’m really excited to be finally re-launching my new look online, self-help program for Bulimia and Binge Eating for both women and men. Click here to go to the online course website: www.eatingdisorderonlinecourse.com This Online Eating Disorder Course is a 12 week, self-guided program for any adult experiencing distress as a result of a dysfunctional relationship with…

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Is it possible to recover from an Eating Disorder?

I was delighted to participate in this article written for the Irish Examiner national newspaper and printed today.  The answer is yes, recovery is possible! Click on the link below to read the full article, with contributions from women, men and their families, as well as professionals from all areas of Eating Disorder Support. Is…

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Living in Scarcity vs Living Wholeheartedly

I have just finished listening to Brené Brown’s audiobook, “The Power of Vulnerability”.  Having paid for the book on Audible, I was surprised (and a little peeved!) to find it in full on YouTube, but then, I can’t listen to You Tube in my car which is where I do most of my audiobook listening.…

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Dieting, Personal Readiness and…Neuroscience?

A client sent me a link to this TED talk yesterday following a therapy session.  During the session, we had a chat about it.  My client said “it was amazing how I just felt something ‘click’ when I listened to this talk, she has a really good graph that shows how just four healthy habits…

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