Breaking Free from Emotional Eating

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Penguin, 2003 M05 6 - 224 pages
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#1 New York Times bestselling author of Women Food and God

There is an end to the anguish of emotional eating—and this book explains how to achieve it. Geneen Roth, whose Feeding the Hungry Heart and When Food Is Love have brought understanding and acceptance to tens of thousands of readers over the last two decades, here outlines her proven program for resolving the conflicts at the root of overeating. Using simple techniques developed in her highly successful seminars, she offers reassuring, practical advice on:

·         Learning to recognize the signals of physical hunger
·         Eating without distraction
·         Knowing when to stop
·         Kicking the scale-watching habit
·         Withstanding social and family pressures

And many more strategies to help you break the binge-diet cycle—forever.
 

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I give Geneen Roth an A+ on hitting the nail on the head when it comes to this issue. Shes walked the walk and i respect her talking the talk. She completely gets it I would definately recommend this book to anyone who has even the slightest issue with food...it clears up a lot of angst. Read full review

Contents

If You Dont
3
Deciding What You Want to Eat Having Your Cake
17
Distracted Eating It Doesnt Count If Youre
36
When Enough
52
Bingeing When Enough Isnt Enough
67
The Sins of the Parents
79
Social Eating at Restaurants Parties and during
96
About Exercise and Scales
108
On Having
123
Birds Dont Sing
134
On Trust
147
On Courting and Befriending and Forgiving
156
Life Is Hard Then You Die
179
Men Use Sex the Way Women
188
On Compulsion
199
Through Thick and Thin
207

You Cant Lose It
116

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About the author (2003)

Geneen Roth is a writer and a teacher who has gained international prominence through her work in the field of eating disorders. She is the founder of the Breaking Free workshops, which she has conducted nationwide since 1979. She is also the author of Feeding the Hungry Heart, Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating, and When Food is Love. A frequent guest on television and radio programs, she has written for and been featured in Tie, Ms., New Woman, Family Circle, and Cosmopolitan. Her poetry and short stories have been published in numerous anthologies. Born in New York City, she now lives in northern California.

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