Blog Posts - Emotional Eating



Boredom and Eating

Yesterday I was tracking my food, and I noticed that I was eating a LOT in the afternoon, because I was bored at work. Uninspired work-wise. Feeling a little down emotionally. And so I was eating to fill that void. An interesting article in physcholo...
by Phoenix Revolution on Jul 13, 2016

Top Weight Loss Secret: Eat Fat Burning Foods

Why can't you lose weight and keep it off?  If you want to burn fat and shape a lean body, eat fat burning foods most of the time.  Its that simple.   What makes it tough to do?  That's simple too.  Bad eating habit...
by My Fitness Hut Blog on Jun 11, 2016

A Special Guest Author Article ~ By Author, Dr, Kevin T Coughlin on “Eating Without Emotions.”

Welcome Recovery Friends and Readers, Today we have a fantastic Guest Author and Featured Article about Eating Disorder. We all know addiction is addiction no matter the type. But I find there can be different components to the behaviors and habits t...

Overcoming Emotional Eating; Why We Are Compelled to Eat Unhealthy Foods (And How to Stop It Once and For All!)

Many people believe they don’t have the willpower to eat healthy foods. Millions of Americans try unsuccessfully to diet 4-5 times each year. After falling off the weight loss wagon once or twice it can be difficult to climb back on. Even if weight...
by Natural Weight Loss Diet Blog on Feb 14, 2015

5 Hunger Questions Help Beat Food Cravings

by Alexa Fleckenstein, MDUse these questions to crush your cravings for good!Adapted From The Diabetes Cure#1. Are you really hungry, or are you just a creature of habit?When the clock strikes noon, what's your first thought? Odds are, you begin...
by My Fitness Hut Blog on Jan 13, 2015

#1 Sugary Food that Kills Your Cravings

By Kevin DiDonato, MS, CSCS, CESYou’re sitting at the office, in the kitchen, or in your car…And it hits!You can’t think about anything else – even the HUGE project you’re currently working on.Your mind goes blank…Your stomach growls...
by My Fitness Hut Blog on Jan 7, 2015

November 19th, 2014 Pieces Get Lost

November 19th, 2014 Pieces Get LostExploring last night's blog and taking it from my brain to the screen was really good for me. This is why I highly recommend keeping a journal, blogging--something enabling you to get those thoughts and ideas on pap...

November 18th, 2014 Here, Eat This, You'll Feel Better

November 18th, 2014 Here, Eat This, You'll Feel BetterWhat I'm about to share with you isn't an attempt to gain sympathy, pity or concern. It wasn't a bad thing at all, it was a good experience. And although it comes from working through the loss of...

Subconscious Snacker: A Link Between Weight Gain and Food Habits

BrightonYourHealth - Serving You Health Tips | one.bite.at.a.time. What is a subconscious snacker? Do you nibble and snack, but have no recollection of the food you ate? Read more on this food habit that increases weight. Subconscious Snacker:...
by brightonyourhealth on Oct 2, 2014

Why Hunger and Calorie Restriction Encourages Binge-Eating

Too much severe calorie restriction, hunger and starvation could bring on binge-eating. And, binge-eating can become a full blown disorder if you're not careful.The Mayo Clinic defines binge-eating disorder as follows:"Binge-eating disorder is a...
by My Fitness Hut Blog on Sep 30, 2014

Binging on food – Binge Eating

By David Joel Miller Out of control eating is officially a mental illness With the advent of the DSM-5, Binge Eating Disorder (307.51 F50.8), is officially a recognized mental illness. Reading through the description of this newly recognized disorder...
by counseolrssoapbox on Jul 28, 2014

May 31st, 2014 What Does It Take?

May 31st, 2014 What Does It Take?So what is it? When do we reach a point where we stop the slide? It's different for each of us, for sure, but there are similarities--things universal to the struggle.I reached a point where I was gradually losing eve...

May 27th, 2014 Training Wheels On

May 27th, 2014 Training Wheels OnI'm settling down into a nice groove and it continues to feel amazing. I still have issues I must address, like time management and drinking more water. But I must say, overall I'm very pleased with myself these days.

May 14th, 2014 Doing Better With Food

May 14th, 2014 Doing Better With FoodI'm eating a lot better these days. It isn't easy and I certainly don't come by it naturally. It takes effort and I'm finding it's a little more expensive at the grocery store. I still eat what I like and nothing...

May 13th, 2014 It's Time To Feel Good

May 13th, 2014 It's Time To Feel GoodThe young man I wrote about in last night's blog did a fantastic job on the air this morning. Anyone who listened had to agree. He called at precisely 6:40am to the second and I went straight to air with his call.

May 11th, 2014 Mother's Day Out

May 11th, 2014 Mother's Day OutToday was a good day off work.  I slept in, prepared a wonderful breakfast, made a trip to Stillwater for lunch with Mom on Mother's Day and I came home and cooked a good meal for dinner. Mom and I enjoyed lunch at...

April 28th, 2014 Turning Off The Self-Judgment

April 28th, 2014 Turning Off The Self-JudgmentI'm a creature of habit. My breakfast menu usually has two options: Eggs and sometimes cheese, wrapped in a Joseph's 60 calorie pita, or placed on a 100 calorie sandwich thin if the pitas aren't availabl...

What's Going On With Me? Part Two

What's Going On With Me? Part TwoThere's an interesting psychological dynamic that unfolds when you lose a dramatic amount of weight and then gain some of it back, or a lot of it back.  I'm convinced this dynamic is exactly what makes successful...

Chasing Endorphins

Chasing EndorphinsI hadn't made it a quarter mile when the burning in my legs started whining. I decided to focus on the music and not my legs. Would I get a 5K in this evening? Probably not and that's okay. I'm not back there just yet. At about the...

Of Clarity and Perspective

Of Clarity and PerspectiveJust a day after my Monday appointment, I received the call about my sleep study results, including the pressure needed and the home health prescription. The same day, the home health place called and starting working on my...


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