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You can put an end to food obsessions, body dissatisfaction and cravings. You can make peace with food and your body and have the energy and vitality you want! And you can be healthy without dieting. I'm Carolyn Coker Ross, MD and I'm a specialist in treating binge eating, food addiction and emotional eating and I'd love to teach you how to regain your self-confidence, end your struggle with food and weight and be free to live your life again.
 
If you're ready to end your struggle with binge eating and create your ideal eating life then this is the podcast for you. You'll learn how to find and use your self-control, how to trust yourself around food, and change your relationship with food. You'll learn simple tools that you can apply in your own life right away and gain insights into why you keep self-sabotaging yourself and what you can do about it. Your host, Kirstin Sarfde, is a certified life and weight loss coach who has gone ...
 
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Do you ever get really excited about eating a food and then when you it’s….not good? So then you keep eating, maybe binge? Then this episode is for you! There’s a couple reasons why you might do this and in this episode, I’m talking about both. I’m also going to show you how to have a disappointing eating experience and not have it turn into a bing…
 
Do you feel pressured to eat in a certain way? It can be stressful to feel obligated to eat or not eat. What would feel so much better is freedom and relief. That’s what this episode’s goal is – to help you feel that way and drop the pressure. Listen in to find out how you’ll do it. Interested in working with me? Go to http://www.coachkir.com/group…
 
If you’ve been working on stopping binge eating for a long time and are still feeling urges, it’s time to figure out why you are. If you’re going to decrease the amount you feel, you gotta know why you’re feeling them before you come up with a solution. In this episode, I’m sharing the top reasons why and the solutions. Listen in to find out what t…
 
Would you consider yourself to be a perfectionist when it comes to your eating? Maybe with other things in your life too? Then working on having a B- mentality would probably be really beneficial for you. https://coachkir.com/196This is about letting go of perfectionism and allowing yourself to do “good enough.” In this episode, you’ll learn why th…
 
Being out of touch with or disconnected from your spirit can lead to spiritual depletion. Spiritual depletion can exacerbate binge eating, food addiction and emotional eating. Spiritual emptiness is a sick- ness that has signs and symptoms just like any physical illness. It’s important that you recognize the signs so you can address the causes of s…
 
Are you afraid to bring your binge foods into your home? It’s time to get over that fear and get comfortable having them there. But, this comfort isn’t going to happen over night, you’re going to take some steps to get there. In this episode, I’m walking you through two important things that will help you get more comfortable with having foods you’…
 
You know what you truly want. Yes, when you’re feeling an urge there might be some confusion but deep down, you know. That voice telling you what you really want is there but are you choosing to listen to it? In this episode, I’m going to help you do just that. Listen in to find out how you can make it easier for you to listen to and obey your true…
 
There’s many types of discomfort but in this episode, I’m talking specifically about two. Unless you are 100% happy with where you are with your eating, you are going to experience one of these types of discomfort. It’s important to recognize how each type will affect you and why you might choose each. But one thing is for sure, only one will be wo…
 
Have you ever thought you should be further along than you are? It’s frustrating, isn’t it? In this episode, I’m talking about what you can do when you think you should be doing better so you actually WILL do better. Listen in to find out how! Interested in working with me? Go to http://www.coachkir.com/group to get all the information you need! Fi…
 
If you are struggle with food addiction, emotional eating or binge eating, stress can trigger emotions that you may have been regulating with food. Managing stress without food requires that you learn a new set of skills to use when you’re feeling overwhelmed, worn out, or stressed to the max. Managing stress also requires learning to tap into your…
 
Are you confused about what to work on next? In this episode, I’m going to help you figure that out. I’ll walk you through, step by step, how you’re going to decide what you’ll work on next in a way that won’t be overwhelming or too hard. Listen in to find out how! Interested in working with me? Go to http://www.coachkir.com/group to get all the in…
 
The way you tell the stories about your past and future matters. You may think you’re just telling it like it is but, you do have options and the option you choose may be having a greater effect on you than you think. In this episode, I’m going to help you tell your self-stories in a way that will help you create change instead of keeping you stuck…
 
In this podcast, I will interview Betsy Thurston, a dietician who also specializes in the use of Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy as a unique tool in treating her eating disorder clients. The founder of IFS, Dr. Richard Schwartz describes IFS as “a powerfully transformative, evidence-based model of psychotherapy.” We will discuss how she has s…
 
If you’re afraid to fail you are not alone. It can suck to put effort into something and not have it work out as you’d hoped. You might feel awful and you don’t want that experience. But fearing failure is a problem. In this episode, not only am I talking about why fearing failure is a problem but, how you can stop feeling so much fear about it. It…
 
If you are dissatisfied with your body, you are not alone. While having self-doubts is a normal part of being human, if your self-evaluation is primarily dependent on your superficial appearance, your size or shape, that can lead to shame, negative self-talk, suffering and the use of extreme and harmful behaviors to reach the ever-elusive thin idea…
 
Does food make you happy? Yes and no. In this episode, I’m exploring this answer and getting down to the bottom of if food, and what foods really make you happy and how. If you’ve ever used eating food as a way to feel happy then this episode is a must-listen. Interested in working with me? Go to http://www.coachkir.com/group to get all the informa…
 
Physical activity has been co-opted by the diet industry just as food has – in other words, only good to get you to lose weight. No wonder thinking about body movement may send you into a fit of resistance or rebellion or make you feel guilty – feeling you’re not doing enough or not doing the right kind of activity that the experts say you should. …
 
Do you find yourself choosing eating over other fun activities and hobbies? It makes sense when eating is more pleasurable and easier than the other option. So how do you get yourself to stop choosing eating and start choosing the other thing? Listen in to this episode to find out how! Interested in working with me? Go to http://www.coachkir.com/gr…
 
Carrie was just like so many of you. Where she began is exactly where so many of you began, and is where some of you still are. She struggled with her eating for most of her life, struggled with accepting her body, and had doubts that this would ever change. But it all did, and she’s here on the podcast today to tell you her story. All of you are g…
 
If you spend a lot of time hating yourself, or at least disliking yourself, loving yourself isn’t going to be easy. But easy or not, working on your self-love is so important not just for your life in general but, for stopping binge eating. In this episode, I’m explaining why self-love it so important and how you can start working on it now. You’re…
 
The first goal of therapy if you have binge eating, compulsive overeating, food addiction or emotional eating should be interrupting any current unwanted behaviors, such as bingeing, overeating, obsessing about food or your body. But these behaviors are so automatic and so linked to emotions that often are not acknowledged or even recognized, that …
 
Your self-talk after a binge is important. So is your self-talk when you’re feeling an urge. How you talk to yourself might be demotivating you or making it harder for you to feel your urge. Your self-talk matters so let’s talk about it. In this episode, I’m encouraging you to encourage yourself. I’m talking about why it matters and how you’re goin…
 
It can be frustrating to try and stop yourself from binge eating but then not do it. You may think you’re doing it wrong and not making progress. But, you may be wrong. In this episode, I’m talking about what progress usually looks like when you’re going through the process of stopping binge eating. There’s a progression that happens with your awar…
 
If you have binge eating, food addiction or emotional eating, you may know that diet culture has rebranded itself as “healthy” vs. the prior focus on the thin ideal, losing weight or getting skinny. There has also been a trend by social media influencers to market detox products to make money, but in doing so, they may be contributing to the develo…
 
Are you committing to feeling urges and stopping binge eating? Or are you interested in doing? What’s the difference? Today you’ll find out. In this episode, I’m talking about the difference between being committed and interested and whichever you are matters. Only one will create new habits and real change and if you’re not doing it, I’m going to …
 
Your process of stopping binge eating will most likely include urges and binges and how you think about them when they happen matters. You may make it mean you’re doing it wrong and that you can’t stop binge eating. Or you can still believe that you are on the right path. In this episode, I’m going to explain why you are still on the right path, ev…
 
If you’re struggling with food addiction, binge eating or emotional eating, at some point you may have come to realize that there’s something deeper to your food and body image issues. If you ask yourself what the cause is of most of your suffering about your food obsessions and body hatred, you may realize that it is because of these problems you …
 
Your ideal eating habits aren’t just going to appear. You’re going to design and create them. In this episode, I’m going to walk you through how you’re going to do it. You’re going to be intentional about what “normal eating” will look like for you and intentional about the steps you take to get there. Listen in to learn how. Interested in working …
 
Food probably isn’t scarce in your life but, you might be making it scarce in your mind if you’re telling yourself you can’t eat certain foods anymore or it’s not enough. But there’s also the foods that actually are scarce like holiday specialities and seasonal foods. You might obsess about making sure you get them and maybe even overeat on them “w…
 
If you’re afraid of your urges, you’re not going to allow yourself to feel them. You’re going to do whatever you can to avoid them. So once one pops up, you’re probably going to get food ASAP to avoid what you’re fearful of. In this episode, I’m going to help you drop that fear you’ve been experiencing so you can get through your urge without eatin…
 
Unconscious core beliefs can stand between you and your goal to put an end to your food, body image, and weight issues. When first formed, usually when you were younger and during times of transition, trauma, or emotional upheaval, core beliefs are solutions to problems you couldn’t solve—perhaps because you didn’t have the resources at the time. R…
 
You have thoughts about gaining weight and they might be contributing to your binge eating. You may engage in eating behaviors that make stopping binge eating harder if you fear weight gain. So your thoughts about weight gain might need to change. In this episode, I’m showing you how your thoughts about weight gain are affecting your eating and how…
 
Sometimes, you just don’t feel like doing the work. You’re tired of doing it and it’s just SO much work. Well, in today’s episode, I’m going to help you do it anyway, even when you’re tired, or don’t feel like it or, or think it’s just so exhausting. There’s just a couple little shifts you need to make in your thinking that can make a world of diff…
 
If you’ve been struggling with binge eating, emotional eating and food addiction for most of your life, you may view your body as an adversary. When you experience negative feelings about your body, it may be the result of past hurtful experiences from childhood, which can lead to a disconnection between you and your body. This can lead to your sel…
 
Food is comfort. But is it? I’m going to say no and in this episode, I’m telling you why. Yes there may be some chemical reactions in your brain that happen when you eat but, there’s more to the story. The comfort you experience is mostly coming from somewhere else. So the good news here is, you can create comfort without eating anything. Listen in…
 
You may have a lot of knowledge about how to stop binge eating but, are you actually applying it? You might think you’re all ready but, when you feel an urge, you don’t do what you know you do. What you’re doing is, what I’m calling in this episode, not going over the hump. The hump is going to begin with the hard stuff. It’s the incline where you …
 
Did you know that there is a hidden force that drives your behaviors associated with food addiction, emotional eating and binge eating? This hidden force is your emotions and when you struggle to regulate your emotions, it can have a big impact on your binge eating, emotional eating and food addiction behaviors. If you have food and body image issu…
 
If you binge after exercising because you think exercising means you can eat more or exercise after a binge to make up for the binge, then this episode is for you. Exercise becomes something to blame or a punishment or obligation. You may determine how much you allow yourself to eat based on how much you exercise. You may exercise to try and counte…
 
If you’ve tried different diets to help with food obsessions, binge eating or emotional eating, you may have concluded that your food and weight issues are not about food. These issues are about how you use food to deal with your emotions, experiences from your past, and beliefs that have resulted from past hurts or traumas. By working on your food…
 
If you’re not going to be binge eating anymore, what are you going to do? When you have a habit, you’re not just going to stop doing it, you’re going to replace it with something else. So let’s talk about what you’re going to do. In this episode, I’m sharing the two things you’re going to replace binge eating with. Listen in to find out what they a…
 
If you feel shame about your binge eating, you’re not alone. Binge eating is probably not something you’re proud of and you might be thinking there’s something wrong with you. You don’t want people to know about it and if you binge, all you want to do is hide. In this episode, I’m going to help you to drop the shame and not feel so bad about yourse…
 
Anorexia nervosa is a life-threatening illness that is challenging to treat and can be overwhelming for families seeking help. The Minnesota starvation study dating to the 1950’s showed without any doubt that starvation causes psychological as well as physical symptoms – symptoms that mirror symptoms of individuals with anorexia. The current state …
 
There's some confusion about what diet mentality is. Because of this, people are worried about engaging in certain eating behaviors that can actually help them. They think that it's diet mentality, so they're resistant, and it's actually not. In this episode, I'm clearing up what diet mentality actually is and how you can break yourself out of it. …
 
It can be confusing to determine whether you have binge eating, food addiction or emotional eating. While criteria for binge eating disorder have been established for some time, research is beginning to show some of the ways in which binge eating and food addiction are similar and different. All of these disorders can affect men as well as women an…
 
When you binge, you're running the show. It's all about what you want and what you think you need. But what about your body? In this episode, I'm exploring the idea of being in a partnership with your body. Your body's wants and needs matter too so let's make sure we consider them. Listen in so you can start being more connected to your body instea…
 
After you binge, or if you make an eating mistake, you have some thoughts and feelings about it and they matter. They will determine what you do and how you treat yourself afterward. How you're responding it either going to look like a judge or a scientist. In this episode, I'm breaking down the two options and discussing which will be more useful …
 
If you've noticed your kid is exhibiting eating habits that worry you then this episode is for you. It can be hard to know what to do and what is the right way to handle this topic. You may also worry that they may end up like you. So in this episode, I'm going to share some tips for useful ways to help you kid. With that, you're also going to hear…
 
You have some beliefs that aren't serving you well. You learned them either when you were a kid or at some point in your adult years. You may not have even noticed that you have these beliefs or that they're negatively affecting you. But they exist in your mind and they are affecting you. In this episode, I'm point out some common unuseful beliefs …
 
If you've struggled with binge eating, food addiction or emotional eating for some time, you may find that the stresses and isolation of the quarantine have worsened your symptoms. Or you may have had other life challenges that have caused stress and overwhelm in your life. All of this can lead to depression and feelings of hopelessness or despair.…
 
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