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The Curious Case of Portion Control

I hear again and again this desire for portion control: 'I don't know how much a normal person should eat.' 'If I could just get a handle on portion control I'd be fine.' 'I'm eating whatever I want - but the quantities are too big.' If you've been reading my stuff for a while, you'll know...

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The One Reason for Overeating (It's Not About Food)

There is only ONE reason you overeat. I stand by what I say, folks, there's only ONE reason you overeat, eat compulsively, binge eat, eat emotionally – call it what you will. Did you play Hangman with the graphic? What did you guess is the answer? Drum roll.... it's... Disconnection. Really,...

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Declaring Peace On Your Body

The dieting paradigm is usually one of a declaration of war on your body. It's a fight - the 'battle of the bulge,' where you have to 'be strong' and not 'give in' to your hunger. You're told to 'fight the urge'  and 'get into shape.' There are numerous 'bootcamps' to 'motivate' you to get your act...

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What I Love About Mindful Eating

On Thursday 28th January it's International Mindful Eating Day! The Centre for Mindful Eating has organised a whole host of educational webinars for that day. Check it out if you're interested! In honour of this, I wanted to share from both a personal and a professional point of view, what I love...

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It's Not About The Weight - Guidelines for the Group

Hi and welcome to the It's Not About The Weight Facebook Group! I'm Vania, and I'm the moderator and facilitator of the group. You can find out more about me here. Are you in the right place? You're in the right place if any of these apply. You: have Binge Eating Disorder eat emotionally...

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