Do You Battle With Your Weight, Struggle With Overeating and Fight Your Urges?

The words we use to describe our relationship with food, eating and our body size matter. Pretty much wherever you look in the media, we hear about battling, fighting and struggling with our weight, food, eating and bingeing. Many of us use this language ourselves when talking about these difficulties....

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Enjoy Easter This Year

Easter used to be a very stressful time of year for me. First, there was all the special chocolate around and I didn't know how to handle it. Second, it involved seeing people which was hard if I was heavier than the last time I saw them. And third, it marked a turning point for me in terms...

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Befriending Your Desire to Overeat

Have you ever thought about 'befriending' your desire to overeat? If you're thinking 'what on earth is she on about now' - you're probably not alone! In fact, you can definitely be forgiven for thinking I'm bonkers, because most people who struggle in their relationship with food are so used to...

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Why Keeping Busy is NOT a Solution to Binge Eating

I hang out with a lot of people in various forums, who struggle with binge eating. One of the most common recommendations that other 'sufferers' suggest is to 'get busy' and distract themselves until the urge to binge passes. It's not surprising that this tool is so highly recommended - it's a suggestion...

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How to Find Your Eating ‘Off-Switch’

Do you often feel as though you cannot find your 'eating off-switch'? I hear this a lot from people: 'I don't have an off-switch!' 'I don't know when to stop eating!' 'Once I start, I can't stop eating - it's like I have no off-switch!' or 'I've never had an off-switch' It breaks...

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