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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How to Make Mindless Eating More Mindful

Do you notice that you eat mindlessly quite a lot of the time? You might have heard people say 'just eat mindfully.' Yes... got that... but how? How do you wake up out of the trance of mindless eating so that you can eat more mindfully? It's like saying to someone who often has disturbing dreams...

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The Truth Is: Fat Is Not a Feeling

If you've ever 'felt fat,' you'll know that you can be at any weight and 'feel fat'. You can 'feel fat' one day and 'feel thin' the next - in fact, you can 'feel fat' and 'feel thin' on the same day, with no outward physical change. Which means it has nothing to do with the number on the scale. Or...

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Need Help with Social Eating? Here Are 4 Ways to Support Yourself…

Is eating in social situations problematic for you? Do you find yourself stressing out before you're even in it? What about during - and how about after? There are a few threads to this kind of situation - let's see if I can unpick it. Which of these social eating situations matches your behaviour? ...

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