Ever feel like no matter how hard you try the script in your head just keeps telling you negative things about yourself?
Well, it was that way for Arin! In this week’s short but powerful interview Arin shares how she went from debilitating negative self talk and body shaming, to being in a place of power and confidence with her self, her body, and food!
I used to be a classic nighttime eater. End-of-the-day binges used to be my order of the day. True story.
I’d start the morning telling myself, “THIS is going to be the day that I stick to my diet!”
Only at the end of the day finding myself standing in front of the fridge and scouring the cabinets (and usually ending up elbow deep in a bag of who knows what…)
Ever feel like you’ve been struggling so long that it may just always be this way for you?
Natalie did too. She came to us after a fitness show and wanted a normal relationship with food that still honored her health (she had a TON of food intolerances) while still being fit.
Before she came to us she heard that all plans to stop binge eating wouldn’t let her have that…
Intuitive eating: what does that term really mean? And is it the secret to natural, lasting weight loss?
It’s not as mysterious or complicated as it might sound. All that “intuitive eating” means is rejecting the guilt-based old-school diet rules, and trading them for guidance from your body’s internal wisdom.
It’s that same innate awareness that you had as a baby. The guidance that told you when to eat and when to stop. And never hit you with a single pang of guilt about food.
Cravings. Those pesky little pangs to eat whether you’re hungry or not. I bet they’ve wreaked havoc in your life at one point or another.
And if you’re anything like me, you’ve tried to stop them in any way you could, even if that meant resorting to brute force.
I’m talking about things like willpower, crazy restrictions, and shame-based force. Eat this. Don’t eat that. Only eat this much, and not a single bite more. Or else.
Nancy is a light. A powerhouse. A woman who struggled for YEARS on the diet-binge cycle and within 8 weeks of working with us is FREE!
Nancy has so much wisdom to share and after talking with her in this interview I knew that I had to share it with you!
Watch the video below to learn how Nancy broke free from the diet-binge cycle in less than 8 weeks so you can too!
Here’s something that I’m sure WON’T shock you: diets don’t work.
I bet you know this all too well.
I doubt you’ll be surprised when I tell you that most diets have a 95% failure rate. And yet it seems like every day, there is a new diet book out there. Some expert telling you that their plan is the one that will buck the trend and finally work for you.
You know the drill. I’m guessing you know it better than you wish you did.
You’re starting a new diet plan with all kinds of gusto. Your food is prepped and ready, your attitude is on point, and you’re going to make it happen this time. Really.
At least the day starts out that way…
Waking up the morning after a binge has a certain “walk of shame” feel to it, doesn’t it?
Especially if you’ve gotten to a point where you’ve done the work, taken the steps to break out of the cycle, and you thought you were out of the woods with the whole binge and emotional eating thing.
But it happened. Again.
There you are, feeling the gut-punch of guilt over the damage you did the night before…
You may not believe it now, but there was a time that I sincerely hated my body.
For nearly 12+ years I woke up nearly every day in a state of shame and overwhelm. The post-binge brain fog was in full-swing, and I felt a deep sense of disappointment. Mainly in myself.
For a little over a decade, I was stuck in a cycle of binge and emotional eating, and I saw no way out….
What is binge eating? Could binge eating be something that is affecting your life, perhaps even controlling it?
I remember the moment when I realized that my answer was “yes.”
I used to believe that when it came to food, it was a matter of self-control. If I could just dig up the willpower, find a sure-fire eating plan, and just stick to it already, I could…
Can’t get food off your mind? Craving peace and ease with yourself and your plate but don’t know how to get there? Then you’ll LOVE what I have to share with you today!
This week I had the privilege of interviewing Megan and I know you will find what she has to say SO INSPIRATIONAL (and also learn actionable tools and perspective shifts to break free from your struggle with your body and food by listening).
If Megan wasn’t binge eating she was trying to control her food, and she rode that roller coaster trying all kinds of diets, therapy, and support to break free with a lot of growth but…
Confession: I totally emotionally ate yesterday!
Some diet and nutrition coaches may hate me for this but my stand on it is: No, emotional eating can be perfectly normal and healthy.
Despite what some may think, we are all emotional eaters. We make loved ones or our children their favorite foods as a demonstration of love. We bring food to friends and family to contribute or show care and concern in times of need. We give chocolates or tasty treats to the one we love to make them feel special. We go out to eat to enjoy special moments with those we care about or to celebrate. We bond over cooking a meal with a significant other…
There is no reason to deny ourselves of special moments that are magnified by the experience of eating.
Yesterday was an emotional day for me. I’ve been pushing myself to be self-expressed and vulnerable even when it’s hard. I felt super exposed yesterday. Empowered one moment and fearful the next. Confident in one second and then second-guessing moments later. At peace and then sad. Certain and confused. Name a feeling and I probably felt it.
I practiced leaning in and feeling it all, which is such a profound and strengthening practice I teach my clients to use, but it can be a lot at times.
I was craving comfort. Some people might make soup or soul-food when craving a cozy and comforting experience but I turn to overly priced organic cafes. I guess my guilty pleasures could be worse! So, I went to my local spot
I’m writing this today to set the record straight.
Binge eating, emotional eating, the inability to “stick to” a meal plan or diet, binge eating disorder, or ANY eating disorder for that matter…does not mean that you’re broken or have a life long struggle ahead of you with food.
It doesn’t mean you’re a food crazed monster who doesn’t have the will power to stick to a plan.
It doesn’t mean that you’re a food or sugar addict and have to practice abstinence (cough cough: Overeaters Anonymous🙅)
It doesn’t mean that you have to fix yourself or fix your life to have this struggle “fixed”.
In fact, you can be a total mess(not that I want you to be), and still not turn to food to solve your issues…
and I’ll tell you how in just a moment.
I’m going to share why your relationship with food that’s driving you crazy is not your fault, why mainstream methods to break free from unwanted eating habits set you up to fail, and what you can do instead…
Tell me if this sounds like you…
You wake up, you know you’re plan, you start off the day with your clean and healthy breakfast…
Lunch comes, the sandwich sounds good, but you’ve heard that gluten and carbs aren’t always good if you’re trying to lose weight or trying not to gain it, so you pass it up. You decide to be “good” and have the salad.
The day gets busy, you notice a little hunger, but you push through until it’s time to have your snack. You have it, the cravings are coming but you keep pushing.
You get home, you make your healthy dinner, but then it starts…
Sure you can try to do it on your own…
You can read the books, you can watch the youtube videos, you can do the deep personal work…
In fact, it’s necessary, but there’s one caveat…
You can’t see you. You can’t hold space for you.
There’s magic in someone who sees you for who you are, who sees your…
Ah, another great interview! Chiara’s transformation sticks out to me for so many reasons! For her this transformation was way beyond the physical with her body and food; she literally transformed from the inside out. Prior to the Beating Binge Eating Blueprint Chiara felt like she had tried it all. I still remember our first call and how fearful she was that this wouldn’t work for her.
She went ALL in even in the face of her fears and her results speak for themselves. Through the program she was able to uncover and break free from limiting beliefs and fears that have held her back in all areas of her life, plus learn to be with and process emotions without using food to cope or run away from them.
She shifted so much with us that she is now decided on leaving a career that no longer serves her and stepping into coaching…go Chiara!
If you’re struggling with emotional eating or fears holding you back in any areas then this is a wonderful interview for you. Chiara is raw, connected, and real and I know you will both learn and be inspired by what she shares here.
Ever feel like if you just had that ONE thing you’d be happy?
If your body went to the perfect weight…
If your partner treated you how you wanted to be treated…
If you had that…house, job, parent, circumstance, opportunity…THEN you’d be happy?
I lived like this for YEARS. I thought happiness would be found in….
Confession: I teared up 5+ times in this interview! If you’re struggling with your body and food in ANY way and have lost hope, feel like a lost cause, or like you’ll be stuck forever…then this was made for you.
Jill’s story is a MUST LISTEN! It’s the one of the most vulnerable and raw personal stories that’s been shared, and I’m so grateful she shared it with us. Jill’s story is so remarkable because not only did she go from crying nearly every day stuck in the viscous cycle of binge eating to having complete food freedom, but she radically transformed SO MANY areas of her life and relationships…including most importantly, returning back to who she was on the inside!
We all know what to do, right…but why don’t we do it? Before we get into practical ways to practice self love, lets dismantle anything that might be standing in the way of you actually applying these practices.
We’ll divide this into 2 sections. Limiting beliefs standing in the way of you taking time for yourself, and the actual practicality of making time for yourself and implementing new practices into your life with grace and ease…
Welcome to BeatingBingeEating.com! I’m Brittany Brown.
My goal is to transform the health and happiness of the world, starting with you. You were not put on this earth to struggle. I’m here to show you how to finally feel at home in your body and end your struggle with food and your body for good. This mission was born out of my own passion-driven breakdown. Here’s my story...Read More