The Dr Nina Show
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Nina talks with Karlygash about giving up toxic hope about her relationship with her mother and setting boundaries with her. She answers Sharon’s question about insomnia, explains why minimizing your misery backfires, and explores the when-then trap.
Dr. Nina helps Karlygash cultivate a supportive attitude toward herself. Jenny expresses her anger and fears about the pandemic. Dr. Nina also discusses her heartwarming experience with The Farmers Dog company and invites listeners to share their stories of kindness amidst the Covid chaos.
Dr. Nina answers questions about how to handle disappointment and how to stop slave driving yourself. She takes calls from Brian, who asks how she’s doing in the pandemic and from Karlygash, who is having trouble translating the physical pain from bingeing into emotional pain. She also interprets Jenny’s dreams.
Dr. Nina talks with Karlygash about preventing self-sabotage, with Mariella about how to stop overeating at night and with Jenny about new ways of dealing with trauma.