Is freedom from food struggles possible?

September 9, 2020 / 179 Comments

My passion is helping people who want freedom from food struggles. I love to help them break their eat-repent-repeat cycle to live the vibrant life they crave! The challenge is that the people I can help the most often don’t believe it is possible for them. Here are just a few of the reason...

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What is the difference between emotional eating and binge eating?

May 28, 2020 / 5 Comments

What is the difference between emotional eating and binge eating? There's a lot of overlap and confusion so these definitions and insights help clear it up.

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I’m full but I still want to keep eating more food!

March 26, 2020 / 10 Comments

"How come I'm full but I still want more food?" Here are 5 common reasons for feeling full but wanting to keep eating and what to do about it.

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In Charge or In Control: Which Are You?

February 13, 2020 / No Comments

There are subtle but meaningful differences between being in charge instead of trying to stay in control. Instead of requiring willpower, being in charge uses conscious decision-making.

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What Motivates You?

August 20, 2019 / 2 Comments

Is your motivation to be good, look good, or feel good? Your motivation often determines whether a new behavior will be another short-term sprint or a long-term lifestyle change.

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Self Help for BED (Binge Eating Disorder)

February 28, 2019 / No Comments

We are all imperfect, we are all in process, we are all in different places on this journey, and we are all welcome to come as we are on this journey to heal our relationship with food and our bodies!

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What if I binge because I feel a lack of love and belonging?

February 26, 2019 / No Comments

In this video, Dr. Michelle May addresses the question, “What if you binge because you live alone and lack a feeling of love and belonging?” As difficult as it may be to fathom, the first step to breaking this cycle is self-compassion.

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I eat my emotions!

September 19, 2018 / 5 Comments

I recently invited our Am I Hungry? enews readers to email me about their challenges with emotional eating. We’ve received over a hundred emails along the lines of “I eat my emotions” – and they’re still coming in! I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised that the top...

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Does Weight-Neutral Mean You’re Against Weight Loss?

May 22, 2017 / 4 Comments

A weight-neutral approach is not against weight loss, it is against the pursuit of weight loss.

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Save on Binge Eating Disorder Training during #NEDAwareness

February 14, 2017 / No Comments

Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is the most common eating disorder and has a destructive effect on the lives of people who struggle. You can help!

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