Freedom from Emotional Eating, Food & Weight Obsession

“Bad” food: a great distraction from feeling bad

“Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.” ~ Robert Redford

Why is it that when we eat broccoli, we feel thin, virtuous, in control, and attractive? And when we eat cake, we feel fat, bad, out of control, and unattractive?

Is there something inherent in broccoli that literally causes us to feel thin or virtuous? The answer, of course, is no. We have to agree that these foods, in and of themselves, do not create these feelings.

So then it must be us. We must create these feelings. How does this work?

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I have worked in the Wellness Field for 30 years. I created an Emotional Eating & Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Program way before most people knew BED was an eating disorder, NOT a “willpower” issue. Personally, I suffered for years before finding answers and the help I needed and deserved! I became a Coach in 1997 to help others who were still suffering as I had. I love being a Coach!

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