The Dr Nina Show

Is it too late to have the body I want?

Is it too late to have the body I want?

Dr. Nina gives tips and strategies on how to stop emotional eating. She explores perfectionism and talks with Karlygash about goals, the ladder of life, and psychoanalysis.

How to Stop Emotional Eating

How to Stop Emotional Eating

Dr. Nina gives tips and strategies on how to stop emotional eating. She explores perfectionism and talks with Karlygash about goals, the ladder of life, and psychoanalysis.

Breaking Bad Patterns & Burritos

Breaking Bad Patterns & Burritos

Dr. Nina shares how to break patterns, using 19th century journalist Anne Royall as an example. She talks with Karlygash about her sugar habit and helps Josh see the connection between feeling anxiety and eating burritos. She shares her new article, How To Stop Emotional Eating, which can be found on the online magazine Psyche.

What is the matter with Donald Trump?

What is the matter with Donald Trump?

Dr. Nina shares her essay from a book on Trump (3 Tropes on Trump). She talks with caller Kristina about how Trump is retraumatizing her, and with Jenny about how to deal with her parents, who are Trump supporters.

Helplessness, Cheerios & Overwhelming Emotions

Helplessness, Cheerios & Overwhelming Emotions

Dr. Nina talks with Kristina about unconsciously turning helplessness over life into helplessness over Cheerios, talks with Jenny about how to manage anxiety and answers Monica’s question about how to handle overwhelming emotions.

Clutter, Helplessness & Disappointment

Clutter, Helplessness & Disappointment

Dr. Nina answers a question about handling a wardrobe of clothes in sizes from Small to XL, talks with Karlygash about helplessness, and explores how to deal with Covid-related disappointment.

Little Girl Mothers, Food as Reward & More!

Little Girl Mothers, Food as Reward & More!

Dr. Nina explores how to set limits with mothers who want to be babied, and explains how that relates to food. She answers Nicole’s question about using food as reward, gives Robin a new way to keep a food journal and helps Sharon find a new perspective on post-surgery calorie/carb/protein counting requirements.

Purging, Expectations, Lyme Disease & Humanity

Purging, Expectations, Lyme Disease & Humanity

Dr. Nina answers questions from listeners about why people start purging instead of bingeing and how to manage expectations. She takes calls from a Karlygash about bingeing, and from Jenny, about how to manage her anxiety about the economy and Covid.

Denial, Boredom & FOMO

Denial, Boredom & FOMO

Dr. Nina talks with Karlygash about an upsetting event, discusses boredom and how to manage it, and helps Jenny link her present-day anxieties to the past.

Compassion, Deprivation & Anxiety

Compassion, Deprivation & Anxiety

Dr. Nina talks with Karlygash about her newfound compassion for herself, speaks with Sharon about the “anxiety monster” she feels about having sweets in the house, and gives Jenny a tool to deal with anxiety.

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