Oftentimes when you binge or emotionally eat, you are doing it to avoid something. To distract, to numb out, or “run away”. We don’t want to deal with whatever is happening in the moment, so we turn to food to temporarily distract us.
If I had to identify one thing that really made a big difference for me in understanding what was going on with my binge eating it would be discovering what I was thinking on a regular basis. I had no idea the thoughts that I was having over and over again. Journaling has never been […]