Why You Binge and How to Stop

The main reason people binge eat is due to restriction. There are two kinds of restriction that matter: physical restriction and mental restriction. Physical restriction Physical restriction means dieting. It also means trying to lose weight intentionally (you may not call it a diet, you may call...

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How to Sniff Out a Diet in Disguise

Diet culture is sneaky. The 'wellness' industry has seen to that. For some time now the fact that diets don't work has been in the public realm. That's why dieting companies have changed tack and now talk about 'lifestyle changes' and 'wellness'. New food rules appear in the name of 'health'. Things...

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3 Ways to Feel More Confident in Your Body

I recently heard of a psychotherapist giving his client advice that losing weight would improve her confidence 😩🤬. This is not uncommon - and it doesn't only come out of the mouths of therapists (though it's abominable that it does - the therapeutic space is not a place for ADVICE or fixing. It's...

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The False Promises of Dieting

The only reason you submit yourself to the misery of a diet is because you believe that something good will come about if you stick with it. Right? Why else would you do it? What have you been promised in exchange? Take a moment to think about what outcomes you’ve been promised as a result of dieting. My...

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How to Stop Feeling Shame Around Eating

The only reason you feel shame around what you eat is that you're believing you're wrong for having eaten it. It's not that sugar is bad. It's not that bread is bad. Or pasta, or anything else the diet gurus will have you believe. Those foods are just foods. They are not good or bad. They are not...

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