Emotional eating is a form of dissociation. If you aren’t familiar with the term dissociation, it is the ability for the brain to separate from pain. When injured in an accident, your brain can block physical pain in order to survive. Our brain does the same thing with emotional pain. Life exposes us to a […]
In his amazing book Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving, Pete Walker discusses how trauma impacts a person’s ability to cope even years after the traumatic events in childhood. Even if you didn’t have your emotional or physical needs met in childhood, I strongly recommend reading this book. He has an excellent chapter on emotional […]
What does childhood trauma have to do with eating? Everything!! When we don’t have our basic needs met in childhood, food becomes a powerful tool and ally for survival. If we aren’t physically or emotionally safe in childhood, food often becomes one of the only things we can control or use to escape. When food […]
Emotional eating seems is so common. There are very few people who never struggle with it on some level. If you eat when you aren’t physically hungry, it is emotional eating. You might think it is just mindless or you are only eating because it looks/tastes good, but I doubt that is the case. In […]
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