‘managing emotional eating’

How to Stop the Binge Eating & Emotional Overeating Cycle: Before, During and After the Storm

By Darla Breckenridge

After Hurricane Irene struck Vermont last August, I blogged about the number of similarities I noticed between binge eating and how we feel before, during and after a storm. In talking to many of the women at Green Mountain, I can say that the comparison of a storm to the binge eating and emotional overeating or compulsive eating cycle continues […] Read more »

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Low Self Esteem Getting You Down?

By Darla Breckenridge

Low Self Esteem Getting You Down? Think about Yourself in a Positive Way! Afraid that you'll sound like you're tooting your own horn? Not to worry. It gets easier once you put the spotlight on positive behaviors and let yourself feel good about them. The braggart is competitive – comparing herself to others. She might show a lack of awareness […] Read more »

Just Saying No to Holiday Overeating

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

We’ve all been there before. Grandma made her special dish and wants so much for us to eat some. Our friend is dying for the holiday cookies but doesn’t want to eat by herself. We’re staring down a bowl of nuts but really aren’t hungry. Do we go ahead and eat, even though we really don’t want to? You probably […] Read more »

Five Good Minutes Can Mean a Lot

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Ah, it's Friday.  For many of us, that means it's only a few hours until we've got a couple days off from working for someone else, usually to work for ourselves getting chores done.  But we hope we'll be able to grab at least a little time to relax and do exactly what we want to do. Sounds wonderful, but […] Read more »