• How to postpone the urge to binge?

    This is what I used to do when I was faced with a desire to binge and emotionally eat. Normally for me, my desire would come up after a very stressful day at work and I just felt I wanted to reward myself, I wanted to relax in front of the TV with loads of […]

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  • Can you binge in front of the mirror?

    I think it’s truly messed up that for a long time we (especially women) have been told to lose weight and go on a diet. Now all of a sudden we are told we shouldn’t diet and love our bodies the way they are. The issue is that many of us came out of dieting feeling […]

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  • How can you use more mindfully the scale?

    When you step on the scale you can see either a higher or a lower number than what you expected. Almost no one steps on the scale to get the “proof” that they weigh exactly what they thought. So what happens when the number is bigger? It can throw you off into a binge. Why? Because it’s […]

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  • Unmet needs that lead to binge eating

    There are three fundamental unmet needs that can lead to a binge: 1. Physical: not enough good, water, rest, sleep…whenever you put yourself in a position of not resting, not sleeping properly and nourishing yourself regularly, you risk a binge later on. 2. Social: connection with people. Isolation works for a while but then it […]

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  • “I know what I need to do, but I don’t want to do it”

    “I know what I need to do to lose weight, but I am not willing to do it, it’s too hard”. Does this sound familiar? If you need to lose weight, here is why you are struggling and what you can do about it: You are struggling to go back on a diet because from […]

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  • How do you get to the point where food is just food?

    How do you get to the point where food is just food? 1. Honour your hunger regardless of what you ate the day before and how much you ate. Food will always be the enemy if you deny yourself of food when your body is asking for it 2. Get to your set point weight: […]

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  • How to properly meal plan?

    When you are healing your relationship with food it can be daunting to eat everything off limits. You may find yourself still limiting your food intake or calculating calories in your head. You have been used to eating the same repetitive foods all the time, you know their caloric intake and portion size that goes […]

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  • Will intuitive eating make me thin?

    You are not alone if you have understood by now that diets don’t work and you are tired of obsessing and controlling your body and food intake. It’s OK though if you want to eat intuitively BUT you also want to lose some weight.It’s hard to lose the desire for weight loss when we have […]

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  • How to stop body checking?

    Why do people body check? People with distorted eating often engage in body checking as a way to cope with their negative body image. Most of body checking is used to control their weight and shape. If the result of checking is satisfactory, it means they are doing a good job on the diet. They could […]

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  • How do beliefs impact your body?

    Changing your body to “feel better” doesn’t really work. It feels good only short-term which is why the moment we get used to this new slimmer body we want to change it again.  Your body will constantly change and if you don’t accept that, you will be “forced” to constantly go against the natural state […]

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