The 3 Most Common Reasons for Overeating

The 3 Most Common Reasons for Overeating

Reading Time: 2 minutes For overeaters, food is both the cure and the curse. The cure in that overeating helps temporarily quiet negative emotions; and the curse in that a considerable amount of negative emotions stem from being overweight in the first place. We can...
Struggling with Nighttime Binging

Struggling with Nighttime Binging

Reading Time: 1 Dear Dr. Gould, I’m still struggling with habitual thoughtless grazing (if any food is out, I pop a bit in my mouth), and nighttime binging. In the hours between putting the kids to bed and going to bed myself, I eat, and eat, and eat. Before the...
How to Overcome Food Addiction

How to Overcome Food Addiction

Reading Time: 3 minutes Most food addicts, whether they are aware of this fact or not, use food as a drug because of the brief relief it provides them from strong, unpleasant emotions such as depression, anxiety, loneliness, and trauma. The pain-relieving effects of...
Help, I’m Just So Overwhelmed

Help, I’m Just So Overwhelmed

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dear Dr. Gould, I was doing really well with the whole program, but now after months of refurbishing my rental property, and feeling really stressed to be finished on time, I’m just so overwhelmed with all that needs to be done, and I...