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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. […]... Read More
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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 […]... Read More
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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 […]... 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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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 49: Can I Use the Brain over Binge Approach to Stick to Strict Eating Plans?

In Episode 49, Kathryn address questions that were raised after a discussion of Brain over Binge appeared on the Bright Line Eating™ blog.  She talks about the importance of eating enough and using the Brain over Binge concepts for their intended purpose of ending binge eating. Episodes referenced in this podcast: Episode 12: Dismissing Urges […]... 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