How Taking Care of the Basics Helps You Make Peace with Food

Often people with problematic eating are searching for deep causes for their dysregulated eating. Don't get me wrong, this can definitely be the case. With the right support, you can heal your traumas, you can learn to be with your emotions and you can learn to manage your response to triggers. But if...

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You Only Need ONE Thing to Stop Overeating & Bingeing

I know that seems like a wild promise to make, but I stand by it 100%. You might be thinking - 'What?' 'But you keep talking on about meeting my non-physical hunger needs appropriately - like adequate rest, enjoyment, a sense of purpose, love in my life - what about that?' 'And what about managing...

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The Question About Enoughness: How Much is Ever Enough?

I wonder if you thought this blog would be about how much food is enough? One potato or two? 2 scoops of ice cream or 4? If that's what you were hoping for, I'm sorry to disappoint you, because I don't have those sorts of answers. That is something for you to patiently work out with your very...

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How to Free Yourself From Eating Out of Boredom

Do you eat when you're bored? I could write a really long post about all of this, but it boils down to one thing: If you think about it, boredom is caused by a thought or thoughts that the present moment should be different. It should be more exciting. It should be more interesting. It...

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When My Client Said, ‘Eating that will make me fat.’

I'm sure that you've had those thoughts too, right? Worrying that eating a certain thing or eating 'too much' of that thing will make you gain weight? My client said this to me when we were having a mindful eating session over breakfast, in a restaurant. Why would it be that looking at a menu, you'd...

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