Realizing that you need a plan for dealing with grief, as an emotional eater in recovery, so that you don’t resort to bad habits to get you through the pain.
Big girls don’t cry? Yeah, right. They cry, sob, snot up their t-shirts and bedsheets, and then they get up and get on with life.
What auto-pilot does to the emotional eater, and why it’s important to remember that the fight against returning to old habits is never-ending.
What have I learned while recovering from my emotional eating habit?
Binge eating as a form of stress relief isn’t harmful because “it can make you fat;” it’s harmful because it reinforces the pattern of addiction – seeking out external stimuli to serve as a release from stress, as opposed to dealing with stress head-on.
In-depth discussion of self-care: what it is, what makes it so difficult, why it’s so difficult to commit to for many, and how we can come out better in the end.