Beacon Blogs

Binge eating occurs because we feel urges to binge. So how on earth do we stop an urge? By not giving into the urge! Do you ever feel powerless to a binge? Like the urge to binge happened so fast …

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If you’re currently lacking confidence in your ability to stop binge eating, you may start to wonder if you’ll ever be able to can change your behavior. You may think it’s never going to happen and you’ll be stuck in …

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With summer in full swing and temperatures rising, so can our stress surrounding the presence of familiar faces and voracious appetites at home: our children. Whether they’re youngsters on school summer break and snacking on sweet treats all day, or …

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Check out Beacon’s Recipe of the Week: Salmon Avocado Salad. Ingredients: Creamy Dill Dressing:       1/3 cup mayonnaise       2 tbsp avocado oil       1 tbsp apple cider vinegar       1 tablespoon …

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The guilt and shame in the aftermath of a binge can often leave you back in this redundant negative cycle all over again. You eat an entire four slices of pizza when you meant to have one, you feel really …

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The expression ‘diet culture’ pertains to a society that is so flooded with dieting propaganda that it has begun to impact how we relate to ourselves and each other. “A culture fixated on female thinness is not an obsession about …

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If you’re wanting to kick your sugar addiction, it’s time to ask yourself if what you’re eating has sugar hidden in the ingredients… In order to break your addiction with sugar and change your life, you first need to recognize and …

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The deprivation – then – binge cycle can be one of the many abhorrent consequences of our diet culture. The solution to beating this cycle, despite common belief, does not come from being better at restricting or having more self-control.  …

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When you’re suffering from food addiction or struggling with binge eating, mealtime with family can turn an already complicated dynamic into quantum physics. With so much of binging behaviors rooted in loneliness, fear, and shame, it is important to note …

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Braving the craving… it turns out that imagery can help us manage powerful food cravings that many of us have succumbed to at one point or another. The craving itself isn’t really the problem. It’s when we act on these …

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