• Can parents influence your binge eating?

    Parents can have a significant influence on the development of binge eating behaviors in their children. Here are some ways in which parents can impact their child’s relationship with food and the potential development of binge eating: Modeling behavior: Children often learn through observation, so parents who have unhealthy relationships with food or engage in […]

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  • “Sit with your feelings” approach

    Practicing sitting with your feelings involves cultivating mindfulness and developing awareness of your emotions. We often say :’ Sit with your feelings, don’t eat them if you want to end emotional and binge eating”.Here are some strategies to help you practice this approach: 1. Recognise and label your emotions: Start by becoming aware of your […]

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  • Are you a nighttime binger?

    “I am good during the day but at nighttime, I binge. Why?”In my personal opinion, not eating enough as well as restricting from my favourite foods were the main reason but here are some more you can identify with. 1. Fatigue and Lack of Structure: Fatigue and a lack of structure in the evening can […]

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  • Connection between emotional eating and shame?

    Emotional eating refers to using food as a way to cope with or suppress negative emotions, such as stress, sadness, or anxiety. It can provide temporary relief and comfort, but it often leads to feelings of guilt, shame, and regret afterward. Here’s how emotional eating and shame can be connected: 1. Emotional triggers: Negative emotions […]

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  • Mental tricks making you binge!

    We all know that under-eating, overexercising, restricting your food intake, cutting food groups or going on crazy juice cleanses and detox are a sure path to put the weight back on.However, we rarely talk about mental tricks we do to ourselves that make us gain weight. 1. When dieting, you tend to pay attention to […]

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  • Link between negative body image and binge eating?

    Negative body image can be closely linked to binge eating behaviors. Here’s how the two can interact: Emotional Coping: Binge eating can be used as a way to cope with negative emotions related to body image dissatisfaction. When individuals have a negative perception of their bodies, they may feel distress, shame, or low self-esteem. Binge […]

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  • Shame&Guilt after binge eating?

    When you are binge eating 2 main emotions come to play: shame and guilt. Shame comes from believing that there is something deeply wrong with you and guilt comes from the behaviour of binge eating itself.You can feel guilty for eating a whole pizza but shame goes much deeper. Shame says that you are messed […]

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  • Inner critic making you binge?

    The inner critical voice is an internal dialogue or thought pattern that tends to be self-critical and judgmental.Here are some common characteristics of the inner critical voice that can lead to more frustration, anxiety and binge eating: 1. Harsh language: The inner critic uses strong and negative language to attack your self-esteem, making statements like, […]

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  • Do you have a low tolerance with frustration?

    Do you have a low tolerance to frustration? Low tolerance for emotional discomfort or distress can contribute to binge-eating behaviors in several ways. Binge-eating can become a coping mechanism to temporarily alleviate negative emotions, but it’s important to understand that this behavior ultimately perpetuates a cycle of distress. Here’s how low emotional tolerance can induce […]

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