Overeating

Let’s Talk About Bingeing

LET’S TALK ABOUT BINGEING Today, I want to talk about Bingeing. Most of you will identify with that word, and although I tend to use the phrase “emotional eating” more frequently, bingeing is really what we are talking about.   I tend to use the phrase ’emotional eating’ deliberately on this FB page, because I…

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#EatingFreely Day 1 – Perfect and Imperfect Planning…

#EatingFreely Day 1 Video from Eating Disorder Recovery on Vimeo. #Eating Freely – Day 1 Diary Notes Breakfast: Potato slices fried in coconut oil, with scrambled egg. Coffee. I cooked two large extra potatoes yesterday when I was making dinner, to have for breakfast this morning. Coconut oil is massively beneficial to our health so…

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#EatingFreely – A Daily Diary Experiment

OK, so I am going to try something new this week. I am going to report onto the page about how I am eating, and exercising, so you all have an opportunity to see how I live my mantra of eating freely, and feeling pretty much guilt free all the time – no matter how…

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Mindful Eating – #EDAW2017 Day 4

Day 4 of Eating Disorders Awareness Week. And again, my theme for this week is to Ditch the Diet, and Find Peace with Food. I am all about MINDFUL Eating – if you are eating mindfully, then it is hard to truly over eat or binge. One guidepost I use all the time with clients,…

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Cravings.

CRAVINGS. They happen for three reasons (not all at the same time): 1. Your body is craving something specific – like magnesium, which may be why you crave something like chocolate. You will learn today and Wednesday about how to begin balancing out your diet PROPERLY with all the essential nutrients and components your body…

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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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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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Willpower and Weight (loss) – A Tricky Balance

The Difficulty With Willpower Today’s blog is a combination of two recent articles/presentations by the American Psychological Association (APA).  I’ve combined both an article and a video, as together they provide strong support for the structure and content of our online program, Feeling Focused™, designed to help challenge Emotional Eating, Bulimia and Binge Eating Disorder.…

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