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Comfort Eating

Why You Need to Ditch Willpower as a Weight Loss Technique

Dr. Melissa McCreery | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Melissa McCreery

You don't need more mental toughness. You need an approach that will work. You need an approach that respects the reasons that you overeat. Here's the recipe for weight loss success that will actually take you where you want to go.

In Defence of Chocolate

Alejandra Ruani | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Ruani

Do you love chocolate as much as I do? I've found that when I do my chocolate tasting thing and engage each of my five senses without any of the guilt, the experience is much more enjoyable. Are you willing to try and find out how much more enjoyable that feels?

How Comfort Eating Makes You Feel -- In The Long Run

Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.20.2013 | Women

We've all done it: come home from a difficult day and sought comfort in the form of our favorite junk food -- lots of it. But new research out of ...

5 Fascinating Emotional Eating Studies From 2012

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

This year we got a little closer to understanding why we turn to ice cream and chocolate whenever we get stressed out, crabby or overly emotional. Yes, we still have a lot to learn. Our emotions and eating behavior are incredibly complex.

Experiencing Election Season Emotional Eating?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Over the past few weeks, more than one of my clients has mentioned a recent and unexpected trigger of emotional eating -- the presidential campaign. I've coined the phrase ESEE -- "election season emotional eating."

Pinned: Porn on Pinterest

Susan Harrow | Posted 05.14.2012 | Home
Susan Harrow

I'm in love with Pinterest the new hot social network where images are digital coke -- addictive, unlimited pleasure with just a few side effects -- l...

A Snack to Help Reduce Comfort Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home
Dr. Susan Albers

In my opinion, hummus is the new peanut butter. You can put it on anything to give it more flavor and substance -- crackers, sandwiches, veggies, chips etc.

Are You a Closet Eater?

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

Continuing to associate the pleasure of companionship with the enjoyment of food gives me those same good feelings I had with my girlfriends -- filmy, fluid and fun.

When Women Hate Their Bodies Men Suffer Too

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

When you start to change the internal dialog the external reality changes and a new, more positive shift in experience happens.

The Secret Dialog Of Women

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

Weight loss coach Kathrine Brown's mission is helping women of power and influence who are holding themselves back. She does this by detecting the subtle sabotaging dialogs that decrease their power.

Do You Speak Or Eat Your Mind?

divinecaroline.com | Melissa McCreery | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Women who feel strong and competent in other areas of their lives, feel so uncomfortable with anger and frustration that they turn to food to avoid it...

Five Easy Ways to Eat More Mindfully at Work

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

When people begin to be more mindful of what they eat, they cut out the foods they don't really like.

The Hippest, Old-Fashioned Way to Avoid Comfort Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Thinking about nothing is boring and often a trigger for mindless eating. Doing something easy yet productive, like knitting, is a welcome mini break for an overloaded, stressed out mind.

Muffintop: The New Feminine?

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

A woman should have a little pooch. It's part of what makes us womanly.

Hide Your Body, Hide Yourself

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

If you're always looking for ways to not be seen, how do you speak out? How do you move through the world if you have an invisible cloak that has no magical powers other than to keep you in your own shadow?

Shut Up and Eat: Pasta and Cannolis for Comfort Eaters?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

It's worth the effort to preserve the memories and emotions associated with traditional foods. When you overeat foods you love, the good vibes get transformed into guilt and regret.

Sneak Peak at New Book For Comfort Eaters

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Instead of overeating you can soothe yourself through dozens of mindful activities that are healthy for both body and mind.