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Overcoming Binge Eating: Harm Minimization

November 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

Back in training I remember being told that the average binge was about 2000 calories (approximately a day’s worth of calories). Binge eating thoughts When people have a sense of having overeaten, they typically think...

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"The Under-Regulation Reset" – Part 2

November 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Following on from my last post (“The Under-Regulation Reset” – Part 1), something else that people who are in the habit of under-regulating their behaviour tend to struggle with is monitoring. Self-Monitoring is a skill...

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Behavioural Experiment for Binge eating

November 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

Here’s a therapy technique I use with clients that you can try yourself. People who binge eat tend to expect that once they have a strong urge to binge that the urge will stay stuck...

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When a person starts taking committed action in their valued life directions (e.g. eating healthfully), “stuff” has a tendency to pop up that derails them from keeping moving in that valued direction. That “stuff” is...

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“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you always got.” psychology PhD – Steven Hayes Examples: If you continue to believe a particular belief about yourself. If you continue reacting...

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Yesterday I wrote about overcoming overeating requires a) being willing to think flexibly about food and weight issues on an ongoing basis (since being unwilling to think flexibly about food and weight issues tends to...

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In a previous post, I wrote about “If you aren’t willing to have anxiety, you will have it”. What this saying means is that the things people do to try to avoid experiencing anxiety-provoking thoughts...

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This is a very easy and quick exercise. What’s awesome about it is that it’s experiential. It requires you to physically experience something rather than attempting to learn only on an intellectual/logical level. Experiential learning...

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Are there things YOU think would/might be helpful to you if you did them, but for some reason you feel resistant to trying your idea? It could be anything but examples include: – devising a...

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How you talk about the things you feel negative emotions about can have a surprisingly large impact on how you feel and on your thought processes. When I say “how you talk about things” this...

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