Help With Thanksgiving (Or Any ‘Loaded’ Meal)

Occasions like Thanksgiving can be a wonderful time of celebration, togetherness, fun, reflection and gratitude. And yet they can also be a time fraught with triggers, like: the sheer volume and range of food available; relationship tensions, family politics, or old resentments; the exhaustion...

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Binge Eating – It’s Not What You Think It Is

Bingeing and feeling out of control around food can be a very painful and distressing thing to experience - physically and emotionally. Most people who come to me for help feel a lot of shame around their binge eating behaviour. They think it's their fault. They think it means something about what...

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Do You Call Yourself a Food or Sugar Addict?

If you struggle with your relationship with food and your body, you've probably told yourself, or at least heard other struggling people say, that you (or they), are a food addict. 'Sugar addict' is another popular label. I used to use both these terms to describe myself – for decades. I thought it...

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Knowing Your Limits and Emotional Overeating

Do you overstep your limits? Perhaps the question to ask first is this: do you know what and where your limits are? This is something that has taken me a while to learn - and honestly, I'm still learning. I'm not sure that we can ever get this piece 'right' because knowing what and where your limits...

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How to Have a Binge Free Halloween

Halloween is upon us. Are you feeling stressed about it?  Perhaps you're worried about having all that chocolate in your house, and you don't trust yourself not to binge on it. Perhaps 'Fright Night' has a whole different meaning for you... Perhaps you're worried about your kids and how much sugar...

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