144 Items Tagged

eating disorder

How I'm Learning To Have A Loving Relationship With Food

I have hated my body ever since I was very young. I started to hit puberty around the age of eight, and it's very confusing to develop so young. I...

Suzie Mills
March 19 2013

How To Find Satisfaction In Just One Bite

Our relationship with food is dangerously skewed. We eat our way through the year, starting with sports parties and holiday leftovers in January and...

Kristen Hedges
March 12 2013

Why Can't I Go A Day Without Seeing A "News" Story About How A Celebrity Looks In A Bikini?

A headline on Yahoo! grabbed my attention the other day: "Pink Shows Off Muscular Bikini Bod in Miami."

Winnie Abramson
March 5 2013

Why It's Important To Choose Great Friends

Y'know what long-time good friends can help you with? They can help you see how far you've come. In a chat with one of my girlfriends this morning,...

Judy Tsuei
February 26 2013

Are You an Emotional Eater? 5 Signs You May Be

Gaging whether or not you're an emotional eater seems simple, right? But that’s not always the case. For some, emotional eating has become such an...

Nikki Knudsen
February 15 2013

How I Stopped Trying To Be Perfect And Overcame My Eating Disorder

I used to be a perfectionist. In high school I got straight As, was in the top 5% of my class, and was nominated “Hardest Working” for the Senior...

Katie Nicholson
February 12 2013

Are You An Intuitive Eater?

Intuitive eating is so helpful to recover from any kind of eating issues. From chronic dieting to emotional eating or bulimia, intuitive eating...

Pauline Hanuise
February 6 2013

When It Comes To Food, I Am Worth The Wait

This morning, I had my breakfast al fresco on a picnic table in the backyard that has a view of the ocean. It was beautiful. 

Judy Tsuei
February 5 2013

How To Deal With A Binge In A Positive Way

If you've been on a journey with emotional eating, you know how painful a binge can be. So what can we do if we slip and have an over-eating episode?

Ani Richardson
January 28 2013

10 Reasons Why I Stopped Counting Calories

For a very long time, I was a slave to the nutrition label.

Danielle Prestejohn
January 26 2013

If I Don't Get Enough Sleep, I Get A Little Cray Cray

I took the red-eye to Philly a few weeks ago to teach my workshops there. It was a bad flight and I'd gotten no sleep for two nights and the taxi ride...

Jennifer Pastiloff
January 23 2013

Your Body Already Knows What To Eat

But sometimes it’s hard to hear its voice through all the diets, all the “good food/bad food” lists, and a constant barrage of “nutritional facts.”

Isabel Foxen Duke
January 14 2013

Why The Term "Eating Disorder" Can Be Toxic

The term “eating disorder” is a clinical termed used to diagnose those with obsessive and self-harming thoughts and behaviors around food. It’s...

Isabel Foxen Duke
January 8 2013

How To Stop Your Sugar Habit

Over and over again women tell me, “I just can’t control myself around sweets — seriously, handcuff me once the stuff passes through my lips.” But...

Isabel Foxen Duke
January 5 2013

Why Dieting Is The Worst Idea Ever

For a solid decade of my life, I dieted, lost weight, gained it back, tried a new diet, hated myself, became body obsessive and completely lost my...

Amanda Christian
January 4 2013

How I Broke My Night-Time Eating Habit

I've been a night-time eater for most of my single life. I'd find myself in the kitchen around 10pm foraging for something sweet. I didn't have a...

Dana James, M.S., CNS, CDN
December 5 2012

Have a Healthy Relationship with Food

What is it about the scale? I know people who weigh themselves every day, even sometimes more. I do not understand why we put so much of our...

Mandy Rogers
December 3 2012

7 Ways to Deal With Emotional Eating During the Holidays

The holidays can be challenging for everyone, but they can be particularly uncomfortable for someone attempting to heal his or her emotional eating.

Ani Richardson
November 30 2012

Create Your Perfect 2013

What have you got planned for 2013? The year has flown by so quickly, perhaps you still feel like it's September and can’t believe they're already...

Caroline Rushforth
November 30 2012