On Feeling Inadequate

On Feeling Inadequate

On Feeling Inadequate The single biggest problem standing between you and a healthier, thinner self has to do with an inaccurate and overly harsh view of yourself. Feeling inadequate is as powerful a hunger stimulant as low blood sugar or a day without eating....
The Proven Habit to Zap Food Cravings

The Proven Habit to Zap Food Cravings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Insatiable food cravings are the bane of an emotional eater’s existence. They come on strong and without warning, filling you with an urgency to eat ASAP. The food of choice is usually comfort food. And the results are usually the same:...
Is There Any Hope I Will Overcome Binge Eating?

Is There Any Hope I Will Overcome Binge Eating?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dear Dr. Gould, I started the program for the second time because I realized that yes, I had stopped bingeing for a couple of months, but I was now starting to overspend on clothes! Since I realized this, I had a relapse and started bingeing...
Losing Weight, but Suffering Socially

Losing Weight, but Suffering Socially

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dear Dr. Gould, I am finally starting to lose weight. But I am making sacrifices to lose the weight, and I feel like I’ve become a bit more reclusive. Is this a bad thing or a good thing? I feel like it is a good thing, because I remember...
How to Beat Holiday Emotional Eating

How to Beat Holiday Emotional Eating

Reading Time: 2 minutes Temptations for emotional eaters will gain momentum throughout the holidays. And because anticipation causes more emotional eating than an actual holiday celebration, the best thing you can do to deal with the holiday season is keep yourself...