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Why Telling People Unhealthy Eating is Bad For Them is Terrible Advice Aug 22, 2021
 

I was watching a TV-show yesterday in which one of the main characters had started to drink more, to the point where it was affecting their performance at work.

One of their colleagues confronted them and said: “You really have to get your drinking under control. It’s not good for you.”

It made me think of the millions of articles and social media posts that are...

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I Experienced Childhood Trauma and Didn't Even Know it Aug 12, 2021

I remember this day as if it was yesterday. It was a cold winter morning, and I was sitting at the kitchen table reading a book on addiction by Dr. Gabor Maté.
 
Suddenly, as my eyes darted across the page, my heart started pounding so fast it almost jumped into my throat.
 

I had originally picked up this book to research the topic of addiction so I could help my clients...

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How to Stop Binge Eating in 3 Proven Steps Jul 20, 2021


There’s nothing worse than the feeling of not being able to stop eating.

You want to, but you can’t. Despite your best intentions, it’s like a part of you takes over and just eats, and eats, and eats, leaving you feeling completely powerless over food.

People who’ve never struggled with food can’t quite grasp this. When in passing you complain about how much weight...

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Binge Eating vs. Emotional Eating: What’s the Difference? Jul 08, 2021


These days, as a Binge Eating Therapist, I talk a lot about both binge eating and emotional eating. But even just a short few years ago, despite the fact that I was doing both on an almost weekly basis, I had no idea they even existed.

I‘d never heard of the term binge eating, and my idea of emotional eating consisted of eating a pint of ice cream after a break-up like you see in the...

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Why Falling Back into Old Habits is Essential for Change Jun 23, 2021
 

Since deep emotional healing (and subsequent lasting change) only happens when we are truly ready for it, it’s typically preceded by a period of major resistance.

Here’s how this tends to go down.


1—Desire for change

We start to sense (consciously or unconsciously) that the current situation we’re in is no longer serving us, and that we are ready for...

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How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think of You Jun 02, 2021

When I finally put an end to my lifelong struggle with food and weight, I experienced a sense of inner peace I didn’t even know existed.
 
For the first time in my life I felt… weightless.
 
Feeling Weightless isn’t just about feeling comfortable in your skin and making peace with food (although those sure are great side-effects), it’s also about releasing...
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