Ever-Growing List of Non-Food Rewards

I wanted to come up with a list of non-food related rewards because treats and rewards are a huge thing for many emotional eaters. And a quick something-search pulled up a lot of ideas that I just didn’t feel were helpful. For example, folks who suggest you get...

5 Tips For Improving Your Emotional Coping Skills

Knowing how you feel and why you feel that way is known as being emotionally aware. Understanding the full gamut of our emotions helps us relate to friends, family, and even strangers. It helps us clarify and realize what we want and can even help us decide what...

How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help You Lose Weight

So many times, we put all our effort into losing weight, spending huge amounts of money and time trying to find the “right” diet plan and workout regimen to usher us towards success, but always coming up short of our goal. Our failure can happen because we...

12 Tips For Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Weight gain and the holiday season seem to go hand-in-hand. Most people associate the holidays with food, fun, and gaining weight. Halloween and it’s endless flow of chocolate and candy. Followed by Thanksgiving and the curse of the leftovers ( that can last...

4 Tips For Surviving the Holidays

Today, I wanted to share with you of four of my top tips on how to manage holiday eating. Now, you might be considering having a cheat meal, a two day a cheat week, a cheat month. You might be deciding whether or not to just get back on the wagon after the first of...

Tempting Healthy Halloween Treats

Just because you’re an adult doesn’t mean you don’t still want a sweet treat when Halloween rolls around. But if you’re like many emotional eaters, sometimes just that one taste can turn into days or weeks of not-according-to-plan eating that...