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The Science Behind Stress Eating

The Science Behind Stress Eating

Stress eating, compulsive overeating, or what you may think of as emotional eating may feel like a purely emotionally driven reaction for most people. But do you know that there are biological factors behind these behaviors that also reinforce them? In this video, I’ll share the science behind it all and how hormones and even your sleep patterns can reinforce it.

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#1 Thing NOT to do for Self-Care

#1 Thing NOT to do for Self-Care

Is your self-care routine just another hidden way to sabotage yourself in restrictive eating and living practices? Or are food rules part of your self-care? Do you judge yourself by how good you think your food choices are or how well you’ve managed to restrict yourself?

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How Disordered Eating Rules Your Life

How Disordered Eating Rules Your Life

When you have a preoccupation with food and fear of what it will do to your body, you feel like it rules your life and most likely does. But there is so much more to life than constantly stressing about food and your eating habits. So, I want to share more information about how disordered eating impacts your life and what you can do about it.

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The Five Signs That You Are An Emotional Eater

The Five Signs That You Are An Emotional Eater

Do you feel like thoughts and behavior with food run your life and that you are at its mercy? Do you secretly dread social functions offering an abundance of food because you fear you can’t control yourself? Do you wish that you could have a healthier relationship with food and stop worrying about overeating? Stop feeling the guilt and the shame when you break a self-imposed food fool.

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Why Disordered Eating is NOT the problem

Why Disordered Eating is NOT the problem

People turn to disordered eating because it seems like the best way to deal with a problem. It helps you avoid uncomfortable situations and don’t feel bad. It is like a solution until it becomes its problem, and then you feel like it’s controlling you.

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