Free Course Resources to Help You Stop Binge Eating

I want to let you know that I’ve created a free preview of the Brain over Binge Course. I realize that times are difficult right now, and you may not be in a position to purchase the whole course, but I hope you can use the free resources to support you as you recover. When […]

Episode 65: Fear: Managing Anxious Feelings During a Crisis, in Everyday Life, and in Bulimia Recovery (Interview with Richard Kerr)

Episode 64: Stop Yo-Yo Dieting and Take Control of Overeating

Episode 63: Binge Eating Recovery During a Crisis

Binge Eating Recovery During a Crisis, Part III: Opportunity to Overcome the Habit

[ Here is Part I and Part II ] No, I’m not going to tell you all of the reasons why your situation right now could be conducive to recovery. I’m not going to tell you that because you may have more time at home, you can focus on self-care and that will make quitting […]

Binge Eating Recovery During a Crisis, Part II: Opportunity to Accept Imperfect Eating (and Still Not Binge)

[You can read Part I of this blog series here] This is an unprecedented time when no one knows exactly what to do. Many of our normal routines are not possible, many of our everyday opportunities for connection and enjoyment are gone, and our work and education are either on hold or have changed significantly. […]

Binge Eating Recovery During a Crisis, Part 1: Opportunity to Binge

This is the first part of a 3-part series that I’m going to complete over the next several weeks, and I hope it will help you in some way during this difficult time of dealing with the direct and indirect effects of the coronavirus crisis. Even if the virus itself hasn’t impacted you or your […]

Episode 62: Fear of Hunger in Binge Eating Recovery

Questions in Binge Eating Recovery (Course Q&A’s)

If you are like most binge eaters trying to end the habit, you likely have questions. Most people find it comforting to know that they aren’t the only one with a certain issue or concern. Over my years of helping binge eaters, I noticed common themes in what people asked me, and I decided that […]

Not So Fast: Guest Post from Gillian Riley

It seems that fasting has become the new standard of dieting, and also a central focus of the health community as well. Like most diets, it’s presented as the answer (or at least a partial solution) to many health and weight issues. Of course, the new year is a popular time for people to go […]

Don’t Start the New Year with a Diet

*Originally posted on Jan. 1, 2017. Updated and republished Jan. 1, 2020 This will be a short and simple blog post, and the message is just what is stated in the title. It’s the New Year, and you’ll of course see that people are going on diets; you’ll see weight loss heavily marketed as a […]

Ep 60 Daily Motivation to Stay Binge-Free During the Holidays

Holiday Food Talk, and How to (Not) React to it

*Originally published on December 1, 2016.  Revised and re-published Dec 1, 2019 Today, I want to share something that I hope will not only help you during the holidays, but in many situations where you encounter “food talk.” I’m sure we all have those friends or relatives who can’t seem to participate in a meal or […]

Holiday Yes’s and No’s are Separate from Binge Yes’s and No’s

*Originally published Nov. 1, 2016.  Revised and re-published Dec. 1, 2019 If you are newly binge-free, or trying to stop binge eating, you may be wondering how to manage the holidays. First, I want you to know that you can avoid binge eating regardless of the date on the calendar. There actually isn’t anything special […]

Episode 59: Childhood Habits, and Letting Go of Harmful Behaviors without Drama

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

*Originally published in May 2018 ____________________________________ 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 […]

Moderation, Choice, and Creating Your Way of Eating: Healthy Changes After Recovery, Part I

*Originally published in May 2018 ____________________________________ This is the first part of a 2-part blog series on creating healthy changes for yourself after you end binge eating…that is, if you want healthy changes. There are certainly no requirements, and there’s nothing you have to do. You don’t need to eat healthily to achieve or maintain freedom from binge […]

So, How Do I Lose Weight?

*Originally posted on April 5, 2016.  This is an updated and much improved version of that original post. If you’ve read my books or followed my blog, podcast, or participated in my course, you know that I believe restrictive dieting is harmful and can lead to binge eating. A big part of my approach to […]

Episode 58: Rethinking Day 1 of Binge Eating Recovery (Part II)

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