It’s Not About Willpower

Many people think they have an eating problem.  They think they have a problem with food, with white flour, with sugar, and so forth.  The reality is – and this might sound controversial – there’s no such thing as an eating problem.

Whatever is going on with food is a symptom of an underlying problem (although it sure feels like “the” problem).

In this episode, Dr. Nina explores the underlying conflicts and emotions that lead to bingeing or overeating.  She offers solutions for how to identify and process those emotions.

When you can identify what you’re feeling, and develop new ways of soothing yourself and expressing your upset or painful emotions, you don’t use food for distraction or comfort.

And that’s how you win the diet war.

Listen to the full episode for more on this topic!

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