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Roger Gould, MD's Weekly Blog
on Emotional Eating


 
Knowledge is power.
Understanding why you turn to food is the key to changing it. Join in the discussion each week as Dr. Gould shares his valuable insights from over 30-years of clinical experience.

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Managing Your Emotions to Avoid Overeating

SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2012 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

One of the reasons that feelings can be so uncomfortable is because we don't know how long they're going to last for. This element of the "unknown" can make them seem unbearable. However, the feelings are only temporary. It's our negative thoughts surrounding them that perpetuate the painful state.

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3 Ways to Stop Overeating

SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2012 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

Weight loss is the goal, the brass ring, and the final destination each time you start a new diet. However, when you overcome emotional eating, a better life is the goal and weight loss is just a great side effect! You can live your life in such a way that you can feel, think and know what your needs are and how to get them met, without depending on the comfort of food. To illustrate this point, I'd like to share a success story of one of our members.

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6 Ways People Pleasers Can Stop Emotional Eating

SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

It is common for emotional eaters to exhibit "people-pleasing" or "co-dependent" behavior. While there are many varied definitions for these two words the fact is that they are loaded with negative connotations. But the one thing that is true about them both, is that they indicate a tendency to do for others at the cost of one's self.

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Ten Healthy Eating Habits

SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2012 | POSTED BY DR. GOULD

Maintaining healthy eating habits is not necessarily an easy thing to do for anybody. And it's particular difficult if you are struggling with an obsession with food. Here are 10 helpful habits that are important to pay attention to, in order to take control of your emotional eating patterns.

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