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Change: Why Is It So Hard?

Laura came to me recently wondering “What is my problem. Why can’t I stop thinking so much about food.” She confessed, “It is ruining my relationships and there is no space in my brain to focus on anything else.” To me, Laura was doing well indeed. She was attending college, had a loving family and […]

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How to Recover from A Thanksgiving Binge

-Mayah Taylor, MA Avoiding a food binge around Thanksgiving can be extremely difficult. The complexities of family dynamics, extensive buffets, and towering plates can all seem overwhelming. When one struggles with a binge eating disorder or even a healthy meal plan that you have been consistent with thus far, indulging in a Thanksgiving food binge […]

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The Thin Line between Diet and Eating Disorder

Diet. Many of us have been on them for the sole purpose of loosing weight to fit into that swimsuit or to look a certain way. When we diet, we have an end goal in mind. And once we reach that goal, the diet stops. Or, we stop the diet before we reach that number […]

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Coping After A Thanksgiving Binge Eating Episode

So, You Ate A lot at Thanksgiving, Now What? Thanksgiving is probably one of the hardest times of year for someone who struggles with binge eating. The holiday is heavily associated with food in large quantities. This can be very tempting and often be a trigger for some. If you struggle with binge eating, you […]

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Mindful Eating: Controlling the Binge

by Mayah Taylor, MA When we talk about binge eating, a key characteristic is frequently eating large quantities of food and feeling unable to stop eating. Other characteristics of binge eating are the sense of lack of control over eating during a binge episode, eating even when not full or hungry, and eating rapidly during […]

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3 Things People with Binge Eating Disorders Wish Others Understood

Pizza. Ice Cream. Chocolate. All of these foods are so tempting that one is almost frozen in space until the urge to eat their trigger food is accomplished. People with Binge Eating Disorder (BED) live in a world in which food is not just on their mind; it is often the only thing they can […]

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One College Student Opens Up About Her Eating Disorder

One College Student Opens Up About Her Eating Disorder Life Cycles Counseling (LCC) wants you to know that you are not alone when struggling with an Eating Disorder! We want to reduce the shame associated with Eating disorders and increase awareness so that no one has to struggle alone. Eating Disorders are prevalent on college […]

One Thing You MUST Do to Avoid Overeating This Thanksgiving

Holidays are a time for overindulgence in buying, eating, and drinking. But it doesn’t have to be! At Thanksgiving, it is very common for us to consume 1,000 calories or more during the meal and to continue eating way past the point of being full. Afterwards, we feel like a pig (I know I do) […]

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5/13 Friday’s Art Post

In my practice, I utilize art interventions fairly regularly. Each Friday, I will either post a recent art intervention or share a few of my favorite interventions from other practitioners.   The Glitter Jar is a favorite activity in my practice. Clients of all ages love this intervention. Let’s face it, who doesn’t want to […]

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What is Binge Eating? Symptoms and Treatments

Binge Eating   Monica Seles’s professional career began at age 16 when she won the French open. Before she turned age 20, she won 8 gran slams. Seles is the winningest teenager in the history of the game. What you may not know is that the tennis pro had lived with a dark secret for […]