how to stop compulsive eating

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6 Ways to Stop Stress Eating Late at Night

Do you need to quit the late-night binges of chips, ice cream, or chocolate? These tips on how to stop stress eating late at night will help you get a handle on your midnight munchie compulsions. Chewing sugarless gum works for me. Simply Gum – Assorted Natural Chewing Gum is all-natural gum made from just six ingredients. It doesn’t contain aspartame, plastic, or […]

Can You Heal From Anorexia Nervosa? Tayla’s Story

Healing from anorexia nervosa is a lifelong process for most people. In this article, Tayla describes her experience with an eating disorder – including how she recovered. Thin is Grace Bowman’s memoir of life with anorexia nervosa. An extraordinary story, it is also a common one — is there a woman in the western world who has a normal relationship […]

How to Stop Compulsive Eating

These tips on how to stop compulsive eating are inspired by a reader’s request for help. I struggled with an eating disorder for years, and finally worked through my compulsion to eat mindlessly. In 50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food, Susan Albers shares a collection of mindfulness skills and practices for relaxing your body when you’re stressed. You’ll learn […]

Should You Tell Your Boyfriend About Your Eating Disorder?

Getting help with an eating disorder often involves telling people. But who? Here’s what happened when one of my readers told her boyfriend about her eating disorder… If you’re struggling to overcome an eating disorder, read Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too. It’ll show you you’re not alone – […]

7 Ways to Stop Eating at Night – From Blindfolds to Gum

One of the best ways to stop eating at night is to put a blindfold on. Sounds crazy, but it works! My other tips for curbing night-time eating are easier to chew… Tim Ferriss’ most recent bestselling book is The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman. It’s an excellent guide for people who want […]