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Episode 44: Q&A: Learning to Exercise in a Healthy Way (Tips for Recovering Binge Eaters)

In Episode 44, Kathryn address a question about exercise. In this discussion, she gives 5 tips to help you approach exercise in a healthy way during and after recovery from binge eating. Sign up HERE for the Newsletter and updates (you’ll also receive the free eBook “Brain over Binge Basics”) *The newsletter will be delivered […]... Read More

I Rarely Eat Sugary Cereal, and I Never Feel Restricted: Healthy Changes after Recovery, Part II

I don’t have a rule against eating sugary cereal, and I actually do eat cereal sometimes, but the vast majority of the time, it’s not the kind I used to crave when I was dieting (and the kind I’d binge on too). Greatly reducing my cereal intake – and almost completely eliminating sugary varieties – […]... Read More
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Episode 37: Learning to Eat Normally: Interview with Jenn Hand

In Episode 37, Kathryn talks with food and body image coach Jenn Hand about learning to let go of restriction and binge eating, and develop “normal” eating habits. The goal of this episode is to give you options and ideas to help you with Recovery Goal 2 (Eating Adequately).  Jenn provides a great perspective on […]... Read More
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Episode 21: Dealing with PMS, or with Feeling “Off,” as a Recovering Binge Eater

In this episode, Kathryn discusses how to avoid letting symptoms of PMS get you off track in recovery.  This episode is not just for women who deal with PMS; it is for anyone who experiences changes in appetite, mood, energy, or cravings. You could apply the advice you hear in this episode to anytime that […]... Read More
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What are Your Motivations for Dieting?

The first urges to binge commonly appear after a period of restrictive dieting.  The binge urges are a primal survival response –  when you restrict food, the primitive part of your brain starts to encourage you to eat as much as possible. To get rid of the binge urges, it’s necessary not only to stop acting on them, but also to get your […]... Read More
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Episode 12: Dismissing Urges to Binge is Not a Dieting Strategy

Thank you for listening to the Brain over Binge Podcast. In this episode, Kathryn explains that the Brain over Binge approach is not a way to become a better dieter.  You’ll learn not to use the strategy of dismissing urges in a way it is not intended.  Kathryn discusses why you should not try to […]... Read More
Episode 9

Episode 9: Avoid Restrictive Dieting to Stop Binge Eating

Thank you for listening to the Brain over Binge Podcast. In this episode, you’ll learn why restrictive dieting is not compatible with binge eating recovery.  Kathryn and Cookie discuss how eating adequately will support your efforts to quit binge eating. Get Kathryn’s free eBook “The Brain over Binge Basics” here Get Cookie’s free eBook and other […]... Read More
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What if Stopping Binge Eating Means Possible Weight Gain?

Recovery from binge eating isn’t about weight loss. Recovery from binge eating is about letting go of a harmful, health-sabotaging behavior, rising above the shame and pain it brought, and moving on with your life. However, the reality is that weight concerns and the desire to lose weight can be present in recovering binge eaters, so the […]... Read More