If you’re like many of my clients, you may have struggled for years, often decades, having a dysfunctional relationship with food. Food and emotions are so intertwined, which can lead us to eat for any number of reasons other than physical hunger. We can eat socially, mindlessly, emotionally, or have binge-eating behaviors that keep us overweight, frustrated, exhausted and unhappy. But it’s not just about willpower.
Binge eating can happen because:
• We’re over-hungry, which leads to overeating.
• We haven’t created a strategic plan for our eating.
• A trigger (person, place, thought or feeling) encourages a binge. Continue reading “Food: It’s Not About Willpower”