Written by Jenn Hand, Holistic Nutritionist, Board Certified Health Coach, NBC-HWC Best Emotional Eating Books When I was battling food, body and weight, books became my lifeline. I loved having a physical book on my nightstand or in my purse to remind me to stay...
Thoughts of my body, shame of weight gain, self-consciousness around how I looked in clothes consumed my waking hours. Over time, as my obsessive thoughts eased and my feeling of space expanded, I felt more and more free. Below are the tips that helped me most!
It’s normal to struggle with not knowing what to eat, especially if you’ve been in the diet world for any length of time.
The problem is the belief that we need to have willpower at all. Willpower runs out. It ebbs and flows as we get more fatigued after we make decisions all day long. So how are we supposed to rely on it if it’s not consistent?
Food guilt is a real thing! When I was working to get out of the binge cycle, I tried to ease some of the guilt I felt over eating all the foods I told myself I “shouldn’t” eat. One of the big foods I struggled with was Reese’s cups.
When I used to compulsively binge eat, I felt a deep dissociation with my body. It was like something took over my body and I couldn’t stop myself from overeating.
Bingeing on sugar can be incredibly frustrating. We know we “shouldn’t” eat cookie after cookie, brownie after brownie, but our bodies don’t always follow what our minds are telling us we should do!
Written by Jenn Hand, Holistic Nutritionist, Board Certified Health Coach, NBC-HWC "Help, I want to stop emotional eating!" Growing up, I didn’t learn how to deal with my feelings. Anytime I experienced anything, whether it was disappointment, sadness, anxiety,...