• I ate too much, now what?

    If you have overeaten one night here is what to do and what definitely NOT to do. 1. Try to use this experience as a learning opportunity- what happened, what triggered it? DON’T use this experience as an opportunity to blame yourself and plan another diet 2. Eat normally the next day. DON’T restrict the […]

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  • What is food freedom?

    I often talk about ending emotional eating and reaching food freedom.Food freedom is not just about eating a donut without guilt though. Food freedom means : 1. Not being triggered by comments from other people about your look, your diet, their dieting plans…you are aware of your body’s needs and you don’t compare with others […]

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  • How healthy is your relationship with food?

    How healthy is your relationship with food? 1. Do you feel guilty to ashamed if you eat certain foods deemed “bad” or “unhealthy”? 2. Do you feel you are always restricting food? 3. Do you have a lot of food rules? 4. Are you constantly thinking about food? 5. Do you feel you can’ be […]

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  • I eat when the guests leave…

    Does this sound familiar? Guests have left and you can finally binge…You get to eat what you really want to eat… You have been playing it cool, not hungry, eating clean in front of others all night but all you thought about was: “When will they leave already…?” You may have also started a mini […]

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  • How to self-regulate your emotions?

    Emotional eaters are compensating for a lack of emotional regulation. When a person is unable to acknowledge and address their feelings, eating can actually serve to regulate emotions. If we continue to eat, over time, you can fall into a cycle. You become dependant on food for soothing which leads in general to more health […]

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  • Ditch perfectionism if you want to heal

    When you are trying to fix your relationship with food, among other things, ditching perfectionism is very important. If you have been on a diet for a longer period of time, you are used to rules and not following the rules makes you less successful. Dieters seek “perfection”. When you are healing your relationship with […]

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  • Why is it hard to give up controlling your food and weight?

    The more you control your food intake, the more you will binge on an emotional occasion. When your emotions are too strong, you will try to control your food and weight because everything else seems too overwhelming.When things are unstable and you are faced with difficult life changing situations, it’s much easier to try to […]

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  • What to tell yourself before you overeat….

    Three things to keep telling yourself when you are about to emotionally overeat (binge) on your favorite foods: 1. The food you are about to inhale 3min will be there tomorrow. You want to enjoy the food, savour it and move on with your day. You don’t want to feel out of control, feeling sick […]

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  • New Live Podcast!

    On Kat Khatibi podcast on Health, Happiness & Beauty I spoke to Kat about the importance of finding the root cause and psychological reasons that trigger emotional and binge eating. Link on apple and Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_u1Hv4R7tYw

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