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Why Willpower Won’t End Overeating

We often try to rely on willpower to stop overeating. We see lack of willpower as the biggest barrier to change. We end up thinking we are lazy, stupid and broken because it doesn’t work. In reality, willpower is never enough. Over the years, food has come to fill an emotional need for you. Whether […]

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Stop Punishing Yourself For Overeating!

All too often, people engage in overeating and then beat themselves up. Let me ask you…..where does this get you? I would guarantee it doesn’t end anywhere positive! We are conditioned to lead with the stick when it comes to our behavior and punish ourselves when we believe we have been “bad”. This is dangerous […]

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Emotional Eating And The Cycle Of Shame

Most women struggle with emotional eating. Many men struggle with emotional eating as well, but they don’t seem to recognize it as readily as women. Emotional eating tends to breed shame. When someone asks me what I do and I tell them that I specialize in emotional eating, I get one of two responses. Either […]

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