The Hidden Trigger for Emotional Eating

January 3, 2016 / 6 Comments

This hidden trigger for emotional eating is part of a vicious eat-repent-repeat cycle. No matter how smart you are or how many diets you try, this trigger only gets worse over time.

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How to Decode Emotional Eating

December 31, 2015 / 32 Comments

In this video, Dr. May teaches us how to decode emotional eating using a simple script to recognize and meet your underlying needs more effectively than with food.

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Why do we turn to food?

December 30, 2015 / 46 Comments

In this video, Am I Hungry? founder, Michelle May M.D. shares her story, and asks the question, "Why do we turn to food?"

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What are your biggest challenges with eating?

December 22, 2015 / 124 Comments

In preparation for our new Mindful Eating Support Community, over a hundred people shared their two biggest challenges when it comes to managing their eating.

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Do I have to eat three meals a day with diabetes?

October 26, 2015 / 2 Comments

Many people with diabetes ask, “Why am I supposed to eat three meals a day?" Mindful eating isn’t about following rigid rules so let’s look at the reasons behind this suggestion.

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Understanding Diabetes Complications Isn’t Complicated

September 8, 2015 / No Comments

The best way to prevent diabetes complications is to understand why uncontrolled diabetes causes problems. Listen to this brief overview about preventing diabetes complications.

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Diabetes cannot be cured, but it can be managed!

July 7, 2015 / No Comments

Diabetes is a chronic disease, and despite what you read on the Internet, there is no cure. Although that sounds scary, it isn’t meant to be discouraging! It simply means that instead of hoping it will go away, diabetes must be managed by you.

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How to Handle Cravings with Diabetes

June 8, 2015 / No Comments

Mindfulness—awareness of the present moment—puts space between your cravings and your response, giving you an opportunity to gather information and choose how you’ll respond.

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What Causes Cravings with Diabetes?

June 3, 2015 / 2 Comments

So what causes cravings? Hunger and cravings are different; hunger is the need for fuel while cravings are an intense desire for a specific food—with or without hunger. Learning strategies for handling cravings when you have diabetes is essential.

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What are your challenges with managing diabetes?

May 27, 2015 / 4 Comments

Diabetes is a long-term condition so you can't muscle through it with willpower. That just won't work. And I don't care how well your blood sugar responds to the latest fad on the internet...if it isn't something you are willing to do everyday for the rest of your life, don't bother!

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