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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 […]... Read More
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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 […]... Read More
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Episode 59: Childhood Habits, and Letting Go of Harmful Behaviors without Drama

In Episode 59, Kathryn shares a blog post (in audio form) that people with many types of habits could benefit from hearing.  The message is that you are capable of quitting binge eating or another harmful behavior without it being complicated. Blog post: Brain over Binky: Childhood Habits, and Letting Go of Harmful Behaviors without Drama […]... Read More
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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 […]... Read More
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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 […]... Read More
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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 […]... Read More
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Episode 58: Rethinking Day 1 of Binge Eating Recovery (Part II)

In Episode 58, Kathryn continues a discussion about successfully starting something new in recovery or making a renewed commitment to yourself. She talks about the importance of recognizing and learning to dismiss one last time thoughts that come up prior to attempting to quit binge eating.  In the days before “Day 1,” the one last […]... Read More
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Identity Reconstruction in Recovery (Guest post by Katherine Thomson, Ph.D.)

I am excited to bring you a guest post from Katherine Thomson, Ph.D., who contributed some extremely helpful ideas and advice to my 2016 book The Brain over Binge Recovery Guide. She also shared great insights and information in three of my podcast episodes so far: Episode 35: Fostering a Positive Mindset in Recovery, Episode […]... Read More