‘Emotional Eating’

The Binge Eating Diaries: Writing This Letter to Food Changed Everything

By Jacki Monaco

Here goes nothin’. The original version of what I’m about to share with you was written quickly with shaky, anxious penmanship four years ago. As I open the envelope, I can smell hints of fear, anger, sadness, and hope – the same emotions I felt while writing the most intimate, honest, and important correspondence of my life. I remember how […] Read more »

Writing This Letter to Food Changed Everything

Stressed? Try Magnesium, the Ultimate Chill Pill

By June Lupiani, RDN, CSSD

Could optimizing our magnesium levels help with emotional overeating? Stress in our bodies, whether physical or psychological, uses up our magnesium stores. And the more magnesium our body loses, the more stressed the system can become. It, like most things, is a cycle. But look on the bright side! When magnesium stores within our bodies are optimal, we’re less stressed […] Read more »

Magnesium for relaxation and emotions

3 Strategies to Self-Soothe & Stop Eating When You’re Stressed

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

Often we go through our day-to-day lives tripping and stumbling through daily stressors, trials and tribulations. If we’re someone who worries about our weight, this can send us straight to food. And that only complicates things. So how can we help ourselves? Turning off the Auto-Pilot Response to Stress Perhaps if we took just one moment (or maybe even a few) out […] Read more »

eating when you're stressed

Inspired by Deflate-Gate: How To Deflate Shame

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

Speaking of deflate-gate…how ‘bout we take a PSI or two out of shame. Ok, sorry for the NFL reference. This is not about football – the game or the ball; it’s not about cheating or lying or lying about cheating. Nor will I divulge whether or not, as a long time New Englander, I’m a PAT’s fan…that’ll initiate a different […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: 8 Things That Helped Me Heal From Binge Eating

By Jacki Monaco

My, oh my where has the time gone? It’s been nearly four years since I started my quest for a healthier, happier relationship with food. We’re doing pretty well these days, food and I. Now, don’t get me wrong… we still have our moments, but we’ve come a long, long way. And I couldn’t have done it without a little […] Read more »

8 Things to Heal From Binge Eating Disorder
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