how to overcome binge eating

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

Looking for strategies to overcome binge eating is difficult. You’ve been hiding the food wrappers, the take-out boxes, and the truth for too long. Food has become such an obstacle that you constantly wonder what is wrong with you. It’s time to work past this thing, and we know that you can do it. Feel…

Tips to help overcome compulsive eating

How Therapy Can Help You Recover from Compulsive Over...

Are you struggling with food? Do you often eat more than you really want? Many people wrestle with compulsive overeating. You are not alone. Not too long ago, we offered guidance for those who may be struggling with compulsive overeating. The post included some fundamental background information. In addition, you can find 5 important self-help…

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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…

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…

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…

strategies to eat mindfully

Simple Strategies to Eat More Mindfully and Change Yo...

Are you tired of struggling with food? Do you find yourself thinking about what you will eat later in the day or wondering where your food just went? Do you eat quickly or while engaging in other activities such as watching TV, or working on the computer? Have you tried to change your eating, with…

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Coping with Emotional Pain without Using Food or Comp...

Tara is a sensitive person. She finds herself taking on the emotional experiences of others; she can’t stand to see anyone in pain. Tara feels scared, small, and overwhelmed when problems arise, and she turns to food to stop the emotional flood. After eating, Tara doesn’t feel better for long. Compulsive Behaviors Help You Soothe…

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Coping Strategies for Binge Eating

Coping strategies are tools to help you manage urges to binge eat. They don’t come naturally so give yourself some time and compassion for learning and practicing these new skills. Here are a few to start with, see if there is anything on the list that you could try this week. If you’ve found something…

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7 Types of Binge Eating Triggers: What’s Your O...

Identify Your Compulsive Eating or Binge Eating Triggers Do you find yourself binge eating or compulsive eating and feel out of control with food? It can be such a painful and vicious cycle. Perhaps you think things will be different today and then suddenly, you find yourself binge eating. Or perhaps you think, “I’ve already…

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What is Binge Eating Disorder

What is Binge Eating? Binge eating is characterized by eating a large amount of food on a regular basis. Oftentimes, this is done in secret due to feelings of guilt and shame over the behavior. When people binge eat, they feel out of control of what is happening, regardless of the amount of the binge.…

inner critic

Working with Your Inner Critic

How to Get Control of Out of Control Thoughts, Feelings, and Behavior We all have one. An inner voice that expresses criticism, frustration or disapproval about our actions – the inner critic. It might sound like, “you should…”, “why didn’t you”, “what’s wrong with you?”, “why can’t you get it together?”, etc. The actual self-talk…