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Life After Diets

Dec 29, 2021

Have you ever looked at a photograph of yourself and moved into a bad body image spiral? What is it about photos that feels so triggering? In this episode, we discuss:

  • Why Sarah changed the topic of this episode at the last minute
  • The difference between intellectual body image and emotional body image
  • How a photo feels...

Dec 24, 2021

GUIDED MEDITATION TO RESET AFTER OVEREATING, BINGE EATING AND/OR EMOTIONAL EATING – Sarah shares her guided meditation to help you find balance after an episode of out-of-control eating.

Compulsive eating is a cycle and sometimes the place to break in the cycle is how we treat ourselves AFTER we have binged by...

Dec 22, 2021

Have you ever felt like you might be truly addicted to food? Have you been told that food is addictive and you have to avoid certain foods in order to have control over your eating? In this episode, we discuss:

  • Is food addiction about the food or the behavior?
  • The role of the addiction model in OA
  • The withdrawal effect...

Dec 15, 2021

This week, Sarah & Stef answer a listener question: is there hope for healing even after having an eating disorder for decades? We discuss:

  • The role of social media in recovery
  • Is recovery a real thing, anyway?
  • The emerging role of somatic experiencing 
  • The difference between younger clients and older clients in...

Dec 8, 2021

Has dieting been center-stage for so long that you don’t know who you would be without it? In this conversation, we discuss:

  • Dieting, body image, and the pursuit of recovery as an identity
  • The Diet Personality vs the Restricting Personality
  • How our identities can feel black and white in a dieting mentality
  • Why is...