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Homework: Create 5 Daily “Happy” Habits

Homework: Create 5 Daily “Happy” Habits

Create 5 Daily “Happy” Habits One interesting aspect of binge/overeating is that the motivation behind over consumption oftentimes starts in our own minds. In our generation the tendency to push through our pain and stress is commonplace, but the negative effects of ignoring our internal need for joy can be devastating.  Sure, it may seem … Continue reading

Homework (Exercise 2)

Homework (Exercise 2)

                  The Five W’s of Binging (Exercise 2) Here is a quick, simple, and yet surprisingly effect exercise to pinpoint some hidden causes behind your emotional eating binges. Many of you are familiar with the Five W’s and have them already memorized, but if you don’t they are quite … Continue reading

Journaling: Your Personal Paradise

Journaling: Your Personal Paradise

What is Journaling? Journaling is many things to many people! There is no right (nor wrong) way to journal, and no set amount of time needed to classify your experience as “journaling”. The main point of journaling is to give your inner life outer EXPRESSION. When you have a bad day it can help to … Continue reading

Guilt: Accepting Your Opinions

Guilt: Accepting Your Opinions

All of this talk about self-honesty as being crucial to recovery, and one could easily forget that there is a common blockage to achieving that level of self-knowing: Guilt. Guilt is not something reserved for when a person does something logically wrong, but it oftentimes is a reaction to when a person does something not … Continue reading

Homework (Exercise 1)

Homework (Exercise 1)

Which is Best for You: Trigger Tactic or Allow All technique? 1. Time of Day A) Do you overeat at a specific time of day? B) Do you randomly binge (without a specific time pattern) 2. Entertainment A) Do you often notice you have been online, watching tv, or reading just before a binge? B) … Continue reading