TAG: binge eating

Why you need skills of least resistance.

When you’re looking to tolerate difficult cravings for sugary foods, it’s important that you have a toolbox of skills to help you get through. In Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), we call these Distress Tolerance skills- they are strategies to help you bide the time for the craving to pass. However, if you find yourself not […]

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Why you need skills of least resistance

Celebrating progress, doing away with perfectionism.

The month of January is perhaps best known for the bombardment of diet messaging and “Healthier You” New Year’s resolutions.  This January also happens to be the one year anniversary of Molly’s book Breaking up with Sugar! It’s a time to reflect on the intentions and commitments we have made to ourselves in our breaking […]

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Rethinking New Year’s Resolutions

The new year may feel a little different this year. While we may be eager to turn over a new leaf in 2021, we also want to be aware of the “starting over” mentality that a new year and diet culture can bring.  Around this time every year, we are bombarded with “New Year, New […]

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Making meaning from difficult moments.

Life gets lifey. That’s for sure. The question is- how do we interpret the situation when life gets difficult and challenging? We can choose to take a negative view- Things will always be like this. I can’t do this. Or, we can choose to find the lemonade in the lemons- I will learn from this. […]

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