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)

Identity and bulimia

Identity Reconstruction in Bulimia Recovery

I am excited to bring you a guest post from Katherine Thomson, PhD about recreating your identity as you stop bulimia and binge eating disorder. Katherine contributed some extremely helpful ideas and advice to The Brain over Binge Recovery Guide, and she also shared great insights and information in three of my podcast episodes so […]

Episode 57: Rethinking Day 1 of Binge Eating Recovery (Part I)

Affordable Help: An Alternative to One-on-One Coaching

If you’ve read my blog posts or listened to my podcast, you’ve likely heard about my Course. The course will be starting soon (at the time I’m publishing this post), but instead of just listing the features and benefits, I want to talk from the heart a little about this course. I wrote Brain over Binge […]

Brain over Binky: Childhood Habits, and Letting Go of Harmful Behaviors without Drama

*Originally posted on May 1 , 2011. Updated and re-published on July 23, 2019 (My little boy I wrote about here is almost 13!) My four-year-old son gave up sucking his “binky” (pacifier) a couple weeks ago. We had already reduced his use of it during the day, but he was still very attached to […]

Episode 56: Focusing on Childhood Issues in Therapy for Binge Eating

Are You Still Acting on Urges to Binge? Tips for Binge Eaters who are Struggling in Recovery: Part 2

[Read Part 1 first] In order to end the binge eating habit, it’s necessary to stop acting on the urges to binge. You are trying to de-condition a habit, and to do that, you want to stop reinforcing the brain pathway that leads you to binge. Once the binge urges no longer lead to binge […]

Episode 55: What a “Simple” Approach to Binge Eating Recovery Means (And What it Doesn’t Mean!)

Are You Still Acting on Urges to Binge? Tips for Binge Eaters who are Struggling in Recovery, PART 1

*updated June 1, 2019 This post and Part 2 will be for those of you who are having a difficult time letting the urges pass rather than acting on them. I’ve heard from many women and men who understand the Brain over Binge approach and know they have the ability to avoid binges, but they […]

Episode 54: Stop Purging in Binge Eating Recovery: Interview with Ali Kerr

Episode 53: What Can Hold You Back in Binge Eating Recovery, Part 2: Weight Obsession (Interview with Katherine Thomson, Ph.D.)

Episode 52: What Can Hold You Back in Binge Eating Recovery, Part 1: Food Addiction (Interview with Katherine Thomson, Ph.D.)

Episode 51: Should I Have Former Binge Foods in My House? (and 2019 Podcast Plans)

Episode 50: Audio Coaching to Overcome Binge Eating, Emotional Eating, and Night Eating (Interview with Alen Standish)

Episode 49: Can I Use the Brain over Binge Approach to Stick to Strict Eating Plans?

Episode 48: Q&A: How Do I Get Rid of the Dieting Mentality in Binge Eating Recovery?

Episode 47: Q&A: What If I’m Overeating After I Stop Binge Eating?

Episode 45: Trauma, Depression, and Binge Eating Recovery (Interview with Maria Marklove)