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Learn what compulsive eating is

What is Compulsive Eating and What Can I Do About It?

Upon first glance, eating should be one of life’s simple pleasures. Once you’ve scratched the surface, it seems you’ll uncover an endless list of pitfalls. From calories to ingredients, from quantity to quality, there’s plenty to ponder. But what does it mean when eating becomes compulsive eating…and what can we do about it? What is …Read the rest…

Learn more about the connection between ADHD and overeating

Adult ADHD and Overeating: What’s the Connection?

Check your news feed. Scan the headlines. Listen to any health-related conversation. Chances are you’ll hear references to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (or ADHD). Another common topic of discussion is weight gain — along with intertwined issues like obesity. ADHD and overeating are, of course, two dangerous and growing public health concerns. For most people, however, they …Read the rest…

Learn more on how black and white thinking could contribute to an eating disorder.

How Black and White Thinking Contributes to Binge Eat...

Embrace the grey area. There are so, so many reasons to reject black and white thinking — many of which will help expand your perceptions and potential. However, black and white thinking can also negatively impact us in unexpected ways. One example is connected to binge eating and overeating. What is Black and White Thinking …Read the rest…

Here are some common myths about eating disorders and their truth.

Myths About Eating Disorders

There are many misconceptions about eating disorders and it’s hard to separate the facts from fiction. Earlier this year Yassmin Eldouh wrote a blog article describing myths about eating disorders and their truth.  Here’s a handy guide based on that article to learn some of the truths about how devastating an eating disorder can be. …Read the rest…

After Binge Eating

After Binge Eating: Empowering Steps to Take After It...

Bouncing back after binge eating begins with an acceptance of our imperfection. It also requires a belief in our ability to recover. Living fully, striving for improvement, means we must risk imperfection. So, for example, one of your goals might involve recovering from an emotional condition or self-harming pattern. A self-loving perspective allows for the …Read the rest…

eating a whole pizza by yourself to relieve stress

Has Your Stress Eating Gotten Out of Control? Take th...

More and more people are stress eating. If you’ve been reaching for the Ben & Jerry’s more often lately, you’re not alone. Overall, our lives seem busier, more rushed and more stressful. Food is a common go-to for coping with feelings of stress and overwhelm. It may seem difficult to stop turning to food for …Read the rest…

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Limiting Beliefs That Keep You Running Back to Binge ...

Limiting Beliefs and Binge Eating The causes of binge eating disorder are not well understood. Some see it as an addiction. Some think it’s rooted in psychological disorders like depression. Some suggest that binge eating is related to PTSD and a history of trauma. Whatever the individual cause, binge eating is a way of coping …Read the rest…

holiday cookies and drink treat

Eat The Cookie! Have Some Pie!

The holiday season is upon us! We’ve got some tips to help you cope with the unique food challenges the holiday season brings. The skill of Self Compassion can help you immensely during the holidays. We are often compassionate toward other people, but fail to allow ourselves the same. Practicing self compassion will allow you …Read the rest…

stop binge eating

How to Overcome Binge Eating: Start with These Strate...

Are you tired of compulsive eating? Read on to learn how to overcome binge eating cycles. Remember to start small and focus on starting with one step at a time. Go easy on yourself! Stop dieting. Stop counting calories and stop forbidding any foods. Binging is caused by psychological and biological forces. Psychologically, you want …Read the rest…

Help for Binge Eating_ When Food Is Your Enemy-5 Ways to Make Peace

Help for Binge Eating: When Food Is Your Enemy-5 Ways...

You’ve been hiding the food wrappers, the take-out boxes, and the truth for too long. Food has become an obstacle. A secret. An outright enemy. You need help for binge eating now.   Here are six solid ways to get help for binge eating and create the peace of mind you need to eat well …Read the rest…

Recognizing Binge Eating Disorder- Binge Eating Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Recognizing Binge Eating Disorder: Binge Eating Sympt...

The old potato chip ads said, “’bet you can’t eat just one!” It’s true that some snacks are designed to tempt us into eating them (and maybe overeating them). And many of our best social situations and holidays revolve around eating large amounts of food. These can be okay on occasion and part of normal …Read the rest…

night eating syndrome

Understanding and Coping with Night Eating Syndrome

What is night eating syndrome? Night eating syndrome (NES) is not very well known, even among people who have it! Many therapists and dietitians have patients come to them, describing NES symptoms, without knowing that NES is an eating disorder. Patients speak about how hard it is to lose weight, how they never feel hungry …Read the rest…


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