I Feel So Desperate and Out of Control

I Feel So Desperate and Out of Control

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dear Dr. Gould, I feel I need to ask for extra help as I have relapsed very badly and have put on most of the weight I lost by the time I graduated a couple of months ago. Over the last couple of weeks, I have gone back to binging and purging...
Emotional Eating and Personal Development

Emotional Eating and Personal Development

Reading Time: 3 minutes What if I told you there was not only a way you could lose weight and grow new brain cells, but that you could also add vitality and optimism to your life? If I were you, I’d say that’s too good to be true, sounds like snake oil. So, let me...
My Second Attempt at ShrinkYourself

My Second Attempt at ShrinkYourself

Reading Time: 1 Dear Dr. Gould, This is my second attempt at ShrinkYourself. I originally started in September and had much success. Once the holidays came along, I completely abandoned the program. I decided to rejoin in January to get myself back on track. It has...
The Skill You Need to Understand Yourself

The Skill You Need to Understand Yourself

Reading Time: 2 minutes In my previous post, I told you how to recognize the beginnings of an emotional eating episode. Here’s what I said about the three signs: the first is the overpowering urge to binge. It is a sure sign that you want to shut off your mind with...
How Do I Get Back My Motivation?

How Do I Get Back My Motivation?

Reading Time: 1 Dear Dr. Gould, I was doing really good up until I saw my doctor. I was bragging how this program has helped me so much—and it has. And I’ve also told other people. But then, after I saw my doctor a month ago, the wind has gone out of my sails. My...