Don’t think about purple elephants.  Betcha just did. You’ve probably heard this before, but it’s a good reminder that when we tell ourselves not to think about something it only causes us to think about it more. And guess what?  This happens with food too.  Tell yourself you can’t have bananas and chances are you’re […]

January 22, 2019

Purple Elephants

I am fully aware that this is a topic that has been written about extensively in the eating disorder community, so it’s not novel by any means.  Yet, calorie counting continues to be an ongoing problem that I witness every day, so we need to keep talking about it. Counting calories is often something that […]

August 28, 2018

Help! I can’t stop calorie counting and it’s driving me nuts!

If I had a dollar for every time someone came to me with a “weight problem” or an “emotional eating problem” or a “food addiction problem,” I’d own my own private island by now (j/k…)  You get what I’m saying though, that people frequently blame food and weight as their “problem” to be solved. But […]

July 15, 2018

The problem is what you define as the problem

Blog: Your body communicates with you, and it doesn’t lie...but the eating disorder does

Your posture of leaning in to this opportunity, of connecting and creating and picking yourself: this is your work.  How motivated you are today has nothing to do with the obligation you face.” — Seth Godin, What to do when it’s your turn (and it’s always your turn) You have an opportunity.  An opportunity for […]

July 12, 2017

Going all in

I hate conflict.  And I tend to avoid it at all costs.  This makes me a people-pleaser, and often leads to resentment.  It also makes me all squirmy inside when the conflict is my own internal struggle with fear.  Did I mention I hate conflict and will avoid it?  This means that I will avoid […]

May 1, 2017

6 random thoughts on dancing with fear for the conflict-avoidant (like me)

Everybody overeats sometimes.  It is within the realm of normal eating.  But if you find yourself overeating often, it may be problematic for your health.  Not to mention it just doesn’t feel good. In my experience, there is one main reason that people overeat – distraction. You know the drill, you’re sitting at home having […]

March 13, 2017

The #1 reason most people overeat – and what to do about it

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