Mindful Relationships Part 2: Assertive Communication

July 24, 2015 / No Comments

Do you use food to stuff, express, or deal with difficult or uncomfortable emotions? Assertive communication is one key to resolving this overeating trigger.

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Transforming Your Relationship with Food

July 17, 2015 / No Comments

I recently had the privilege of interviewing three women who attended three different Am I Hungry? mindful eating retreats over the last year. While each is different, there are several powerful threads running through their stories. And each of them has transformed her relationship with food. Re...

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An Inside Out Approach to Binge Eating

June 19, 2015 / 4 Comments

Taking an inside out approach to binge eating, and healing your relationship with food and your body, ultimately means nurturing your Self-Care voice.

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Clearing the Confusion about Mindful Eating

May 22, 2015 / No Comments

Mindful eating is increasingly recognized as a powerful approach to optimal eating and health. Contrary to popular belief, mindful eating is not "just" eating with awareness.

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Whose Side Are You On?

May 19, 2015 / 1 Comment

I began to recognize that when I wasn’t on my own side, there were consequences to my mood and self-esteem, that contributed to wanting to use food to soothe myself.

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Find a Binge Eating Disorder Therapist

April 14, 2015 / No Comments

The Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating for Binge Eating Program is a clinically valid treatment that has been shown to stop binge eating. Click here to find a binge eating disorder therapist who uses mindful eating to help with binge eating disorder, BED, emotional eating, or compulsive eating.

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Chocolat: Not what we resist but what we create

March 27, 2015 / No Comments

The movie Chocolat explores the dichotomy between rigid self-control and indulgence, themes often seen in disordered eating. Through beautiful story telling, Chocolat finds a delicious balance.

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Book Review: Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Binge Eating

February 5, 2015 / No Comments

The following book review, written by Mary Anne Cohen, LCSW, originally appeared in the EDReferral newsletter. Eat What You Love, Love What you Eat for Binge Eating: A Mindful Eating Program for Healing Your Relationship with Food and Your Body By Michelle May, M.D. and Kari Anderson, DBH, LPC Am...

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Caught in an Endless Cycle of Emotional Eating and Dieting

January 23, 2015 / No Comments

Do you feel trapped in a vicious cycle of emotional eating and dieting? You are not alone; there are some common themes we hear from others who struggle with emotional eating.

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Shhh! We have a secret!

January 14, 2015 / 2 Comments

Most people who binge eat do so alone, in secret. They feel guilty and ashamed and go to great lengths to hide their behaviors from others. They feel out of control and know they need help, yet the secretive nature of the problem just might prevent them from getting it!

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