Addiction or Weakness – Why Do You Lose Control Around Food ?

  Does food addiction actually exist, or is it just a modern excuse to avoid responsibility for lifestyle choices?   Have you ever heard: “Oh my God, You will be addicted once you try this…” “You will never be able to eat anything but these” or “I can’t live without eating…” “Oh my God, I Read more about Addiction or Weakness – Why Do You Lose Control Around Food ?[…]

Get on Board the Sushi Train Visualisation and Control Your Overeating

Sometimes in order to overcome your impulsive overeating, you simply don’t have to do anything at all. Just allow yourself to breath and be present, pay attention to sensation arising in your body and urge to eat something just for a sake of eating, not because you are hungry or was planning to eat it Read more about Get on Board the Sushi Train Visualisation and Control Your Overeating[…]

Is a Failure to Regulate Difficult Emotions the Reason for Binge Eating?

In a recent study ‘Comfortably Numb: The Role of Momentary Dissociation in the Experience of Negative Affect Around Binge Eating’ researchers propose that dissociation might be experienced by people in moments of particularly negative affect (experience of difficult emotions and poor self-concept). In the study’s sample of women diagnosed with Bulimia Nervosa who experienced an Read more about Is a Failure to Regulate Difficult Emotions the Reason for Binge Eating?[…]

Do you make unhealthy choices because of your budget or because you are impulsive?

    Don’t be limited by your budget or impulsivity – learn how to plan well   I read the Sydney Morning Herald article “Sydney’s Growing Divide: rich get fitter as poor get fatter”. What can we do to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians in all areas? The article discusses not only the Read more about Do you make unhealthy choices because of your budget or because you are impulsive?[…]

That’s why you need a contract to Improve Your Self-control

  Do you want to improve your self-control? Sign a contract. Imagine you have to pay 1000 AUD every time you sabotage your diet. You would certainly think twice before devouring that chocolate cake…   Do you think your diet transgressions might stop if it meant a $1000 penalty? Enter into a contract with yourself, Read more about That’s why you need a contract to Improve Your Self-control[…]

How to control your impulsive overeating (Lessons from a self-confessed cookie lover)

Do you feel sometimes like the Cookie Monster from Sesame Street? As soon as you see cookies, chips, burgers or beer you simply want some – even if you are not hungry, even if you had no thoughts about this cookie or cake just a minute ago. But suddenly there is an urge to eat Read more about How to control your impulsive overeating (Lessons from a self-confessed cookie lover)[…]

Binge Eating – 5 Main Reasons & Problems You Have to Deal With to Get Your Life Back

  The struggle to control your impulsive overeating, or binge eating, may be particularly challenging, but if you understand the problem you can find your solution.   Okay, honestly, how many times have you found yourself covered in the salty dust of your chips, looking down into an empty packet and wondering: “What just happened?” Read more about Binge Eating – 5 Main Reasons & Problems You Have to Deal With to Get Your Life Back[…]

The five main reasons why you can’t control your urge to splurge 

We all enjoy a bit of retail therapy, but when you shop you might often feel conflicted by wanting the immediate gratification that comes from buying a shiny new item yet thinking about your future financial goals (paying rent, buying a house or saving for retirement). Why does this keep happening?   You simply don’t Read more about The five main reasons why you can’t control your urge to splurge […]

FAQ: I kind of binge eat impulsively but its not a big deal – its not like I am obese or completely out of control – it is not even everyday

  “I kind of binge eat impulsively but its not a big deal – its not like I am obese or completely out of control – it is not even everyday. Sometimes when I drive by McDonalds I just have to drive through or sometimes I go through periods when I cant control myself – Read more about FAQ: I kind of binge eat impulsively but its not a big deal – its not like I am obese or completely out of control – it is not even everyday[…]

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