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To Stop Binge Eating, Try Self-Compassion

Binge eating and self-compassion seem like they don’t belong in the same sentence. Anyone who struggles with binge eating probably struggles significantly with self-compassion and regularly engages in negative self-talk. Calling themselves names, beating themselves up and using shame based tactics in an effort “to get back on track” is often what comes after the […]

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The Last Binge

Binge eating is a complex animal. It feels like a friend until it becomes the enemy. When we are young with limited coping skills and even less power, food becomes a powerful escape. We escape the pain and emptiness of not having our needs met. As we grow up, the pathways formed in our brain […]

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Dieting is the Gateway to Binge Eating

Binge eating and dieting have a very adversarial relationship, but they are so intertwined. This occurs in two ways. Research has shown that childhood dieting is directly linked to binge eating behavior in adulthood. However, ANY food deprivation in childhood will create this behavior. When we are deprived of food in our formative years whether […]

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Free Binge Eating and Food Addiction Webinar

Binge Eating Disorder is the most common eating disorder. More people struggle with Binge Eating Disorder than Anorexia and Bulimia combined. Yet, most people are more likely to go on a diet than seek treatment for this very real issue. You aren’t lazy. Willpower won’t help you overcome this. February is eating disorder awareness month, […]

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5 Steps To Busting Binge Eating

If you struggle with binge eating, it can feel like an endless cycle. Here are 5 steps that will help you stop binge eating in its tracks….. Stop dieting. It is a well-established fact that dieting, particularly restrictive diets, set us up for binge eating behavior. If you tell me not to eat something, it […]

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97.1 ZHT Interview- Binge Eating Awareness

In my latest interview on 97.1 ZHT, we are talking about binge eating. February is Eating Disorder Awareness month. To learn more, you are welcome to attend Beyond Overeating: Overcoming Binge Eating. This free seminar will be held Tuesday 2/23 at the St. Mark’s Hospital (1200 E 3900 S) Lamb Auditorium (2nd floor- Women’s Pavilion)at […]

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Food Deprivation And The Binge Eating Cycle

If you struggle with binge eating, you know the cycle of self-sabotage well. You start out with “good” behavior. You choose the “right” foods and then you are faced with temptation. You can hold out for a while, but eventually, it all goes downhill and you end up in a binge. I’m sure you have […]

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EMDR Therapy And Binge Eating

EMDR Therapy, as described in a previous article, What Is EMDR Therapy? is a powerful therapy developed in the 80’s to address trauma. When we look at trauma, it all occurs on a spectrum. While most tend to think of trauma as simply abuse and war, we also see residual effects of trauma in simple experiences like […]

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