Emotional Eating

i just wanted to bury my head in food

I just wanted to bury my head in food!

My nerves were shot. All I felt like doing was eating a ton of indulgent food. I just wanted to escape. Yesterday, my youngest son Asher – who has been [...] Read More
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If I can't be perfekt why bother?

There’s one destructive thought that I hear over and over: “If I can’t be perfect, why bother?” You know what people who say that do…nothing. They let one misstep turn [...] Read More
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Urge Surfing: A mindful way to conquer cravings!

Cravings are like waves. They rise, build to a peak, and eventually fall. We’re going to learn to ride those waves using a skill called Urge Surfing! Let’s jump in! [...] Read More
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How do I stop eating at night and what to do about it

“How do I stop eating at night? What do I do about it?” I get this question a lot. This post will help you stop eating at night. “Food has [...] Read More
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Why it's so hard to turn down junk food

Happy Holidays! 🙂 Recently, I was shopping and I came across this sign. “Shopping in NYC is a challenge…You deserve a treat! Grab a .99 cent bag of candy!” Yes, [...] Read More
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How to think about food differently

Want to think about food differently? Read this post. Here’s the challenge with food: Broccoli is food. Cookies are food. One is good for us. The other is not. (Yes, [...] Read More
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How to know if you're eating for the right reasons

How do you know if you’re eating for the right reasons? Ask yourself: Am I using this food or am I eating this food? Here’s what I mean. We tend [...] Read More
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Why am I always hungry?

Many of you tell me how you always feel hungry. Let’s explore… First off, let’s ask ourselves this question while we’re thinking rationally: Is it possible to be hungry all [...] Read More
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The reason why you're eating junk food and how to stop

Sarah, an MBT client, wrote in her report last night, “I don’t know why I ate crap at the mall. I wasn’t even particularly hungry.” This is worth exploring. This [...] Read More
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Is confusion ruining your diet?

I think all of us will agree that stress makes people eat. Or grief. Or celebration. These emotions are fairly easy to identify and associate with overeating. We’re all emotional [...] Read More
Stop-emo-eating

Do you eat when you're not actually hungry?

Let’s get tactical, tactical, I wanna get tactical, let’s get into tactical… Today, as you might have guessed, I want to get tactical. ** First off, a note on why [...] Read More
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The disease that makes us overeat and overweight

Before we get started with today’s lesson, I’m going to ask that you read this when you have a few minutes of uninterrupted time. One of my clients wrote this [...] Read More
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How a former #1 ranked tennis player stopped emotional eating

I do a lot of reading on many different topics because our health and fitness is comprised of so many different subjects. This is why it drives me crazy when [...] Read More
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"I always feel hungry?" Here's what to do.

“I always feel hungry,” many of you tell me. In this post, we’ll address why you always feel hungry and what to do about it. Let’s get to it… First [...] Read More
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The Broccoli Test: How to Stop Emotional Eating

In this article you’re going to learn: The #1 reason why people are overweight A powerful test to determine if you’re emotionally or physically hungry Why focusing only on tactics [...] Read More

Why so many of us can't stick with a program even when we're succeeding with it

Once in a while, a successful client will tell us we’re sorta annoying. That makes no sense right? Let’s explore… As Dorie eloquently wrote awhile back…”sometimes she hates me.” (A [...] Read More

How to feel less stressed by LOLing (and I'm not talking about laughing out loud)

One of the things I’ve found in my never-ending quest to understand what makes successful people successful is how much support successful people have. (Along the way, I’ve encountered many [...] Read More

Do you always feel hungry? Here's what to do.

Many of you tell me that you always feel hungry. Let’s explore shall we? First off, let’s ask ourselves this question while we’re thinking rationally: Is it possible to be [...] Read More

10 signs you're emotionally eating

Emotional eating is one of the hardest things to conquer when it comes to eating better. The first step to managing our emotional eating is to know when we’re actually [...] Read More

How to tell if you're emotional eating

In today’s post, I’m going to help you figure out if you’re emotional eating by sharing a very powerful question with you. It’ll help you figure out if you’re eating [...] Read More

How to stop emotional eating at night

Do you emotionally eat after a long day? This post will help you to stop emotional eating at night. I think we all agree that stress makes people eat. Or [...] Read More

How to stop emotional eating

One of the top reasons why we are overweight is because we eat when we’re not physically hungry. Instead, we eat when we’re emotionally hungry… This is a very tactical [...] Read More

Why is it so hard to stop eating junk?

Why is it so hard to stop eating junk? This is a question so many people ask me. And it’s a reason why many people sign up for my program. [...] Read More

I'm scared I'm going to cheat on my husband and other fascinating reasons why we fear losing weight

Why would anyone fear losing weight? We all want to be healthy and fit. We all want to look and feel amazing. It makes no sense…until it makes complete sense. [...] Read More

How to stop overeating at night

Many of us feel in control during the day but when nighttime comes it’s very hard not to overeat or indulge. The only way to stop overeating at night is [...] Read More

Do you emotionally eat? Here's 10 signs you do.

If only we didn’t have emotions… Emotional eating is one of the hardest things to conquer. The first step to managing it is to know when we’re actually emotionally eating. [...] Read More

Do you feel emotionally exhausted by the end of the day?

I think all of us will agree that stress makes people eat. Or grief. Or disappointment. Or sadness. Or being overwhelmed. Or feeling unappreciated. Thankfully, these emotions are fairly easy [...] Read More

Why do I eat when I'm not hungry?

Let’s get tactical, tactical, I wanna get tactical, let’s get into tactical… Today, as you might have guessed, I want to get tactical. I want to talk about why we [...] Read More

The REAL reason why you're eating junk + why it's so hard to give up

Lisa, a client, writes, “I don’t know why I ate crap at the mall. I wasn’t even particular hungry,” in her daily report. It seems like many of us have [...] Read More

Do you ever eat when you're not physically hungry? Read this.

Let’s get tactical, tactical, I wanna get tactical, let’s get into tactical… Today, as you might have guessed, I want to get tactical. ** First off, a note on why [...] Read More

Why a former #1 ranked tennis player in the world emotionally ate

I do a lot of reading on many different topics because health and fitness is comprised of so many different subjects. (This is why it drives me crazy when “experts” [...] Read More

Am I using this food or am I eating this food?

Let’s get right into it on this second day of Summer. I think (actually, I know) asking ourselves this question will help us to figure out if we’re eating for [...] Read More

Do you feel entitled to eat whatever you want? Read this.

I was talking with a client the other day about how to stop eating junk. This client is very happy and assures me she’s not emotionally eating. (Plenty of happy [...] Read More

When overeating and being overweight IS the solution

Some people fear weight loss success. “But Adam, that makes no sense! Of courseeee people want to lose weight and be successful!” Not so fast… This is all part of [...] Read More

Do you want to be fit and happy? Read this. Fit and miserable? Don't read this.

So, I was having an interesting chat last night with a client. We were talking about strategies for when she’s faced with all sorts of tempting treats i.e., a party, [...] Read More

Do you ever eat when you're not hungry? Read this.

Let’s get tactical, tactical, I wanna get tactical, let’s get into tactical… Today, as you might have guessed, I want to get tactical. ** First off, a note on why [...] Read More

Do you stress eat? Read this.

Just like bodies in motion stay in motion, when we get into a rut, it becomes easier to stay in a rut. When we fall into the habit of overeating [...] Read More

You might not even realize this is messing up your diet (plus, win a prize)

I think all of us will agree that stress makes people eat. Or grief. Or celebration. Thankfully, these emotions are fairly easy to identify, and associate with overeating. We’re all [...] Read More

"Adam help me – I always feel hungry!"

Many of you tell me that you always feel hungry. Let’s explore: First off, let’s ask ourselves this question while we’re thinking rationally: Is it possible to be hungry all [...] Read More

The key to successfully dealing with complex emotions

If we can master our emotions, we’ll be less inclined to eat junk. And that is why I spend so much time writing and talking and thinking about happiness. If [...] Read More

A question my most successful clients ask themselves before they eat

Emotional eating is one of the top causes of obesity in the world. What is emotional eating anyway? Emotional eating is when we eat to change the way we feel. [...] Read More

Jeff Garlin of Curb Your Enthusiasm is an Emotional Eater (but so are all of us)

What’s going on? So I watched an old 20/20 episode featuring actor/comedian Jeff Garlin, who is best known for playing Larry David’s best friend in Curb Your Enthusiasm. If you’ve [...] Read More

Why we want to eat junk when we're stressed and how to change that

Just like bodies in motion stay in motion, when we get into a rut, it becomes easier to stay in a rut. When we fall into the habit of overeating [...] Read More

A very important man passed away…

As some of you know when Jack Lalanne passed away this January, I dedicated an inspiration to him. I mean it’s the least I could do. But I’m a little [...] Read More

Facing the feelings that we're feeling scared to face

If we can learn to master our emotions then we’ll be less inclined to eat junk. If we can figure out ways to make ourselves happier, we’ll be setting ourselves [...] Read More

Overeat at night? Read this…

Some of us feel so in control during the day but when it gets dark out, our rational and long term mind go to sleep, and it’s very hard for [...] Read More

"I don't know why I ate crap at the mall." Here's why…

Mel, in her feedback last night writes, “I don’t know why I ate crap at the mall. I wasn’t even particular hungry.” It seems like many of us have a [...] Read More

Choosing disdain or discomfort

After I sent the inspiration entitled, “Is confusion messing up your diet? Huh?”, a client writes me, “This inspiration describes EXACTLY how I feel when I’m overwhelmed since I came [...] Read More

Is confustion messing up our diet? Huh?

I think all of us will agree that stress makes people eat. Or grief. Or celebration. Thankfully, these emotions are fairly easy to identify and associate with overeating. I’ve said [...] Read More

Why We Overeat at Nighttime

A lot of people always tell me how on point they are during the day but once nighttime arrives, it’s very hard for them to not overeat. Overeating is simply [...] Read More

Why Stress Makes Us Overeat and How To Fix It

I hope you had a great weekend! Coming back to reality can be stressful if you’re not prepared for it. Just like bodies in motion stay in motion – when [...] Read More

Attacking that Monster Head On

If we can master our emotions, we’ll be less inclined to eat junk. And that is why I spend so much time writing and talking and thinking about happiness. If [...] Read More

The Most Powerful Question You Can Ask Yourself When It Comes to Food

Emotional eating is one of the top causes of obesity in the world. Emotional eating is when we eat to change the way we feel. We’re not physically hungry, we’re [...] Read More

Wait A Second, I'm, Uh, Confused

I hope you had a wonderful, fun and healthy weekend! And if it wasn’t so healthy, that’s what today is for. Question: Does confusion mess you up? I think we [...] Read More

How do you know you're alive?

I hope you had a fun Memorial Day weekend! You know, it’s shocking (and saddening) how many people take for granted the freedom our country allows us. Even more so [...] Read More

10 Signs of Emotional Eating

Happy Friday! Most people don’t even realize they’re emotionally eating. Awareness is critical. The first step to overcoming any challenge is to acknowledge it’s there in the first place. Emotional [...] Read More

LOL (and I'm not talking about laughing out loud)

In my never-ending quest to understand what makes successful people so successful, one of the things I find time after time is how much support successful people have. Along the [...] Read More

A Lesson that Took me Almost my Entire Life to Learn

I hope you had a fantastic weekend! This weekend I finally got my bike out and was riding all over the city. What an adrenaline rush! Many of you have [...] Read More

Jeff Garlin of Curb Your Enthusiasm

So I finally got a chance to watch a 20/20 featuring actor/comedian Jeff Garlin, who is best known for playing Larry David’s best friend in Curb Your Enthusiasm. If you’ve [...] Read More

How to turn mole hills into mountains

You’ve all heard of Hercules right? Hercules is extremely strong but like the rest of us, he needs help every now and then. One day Hercules was outside and he [...] Read More