Why Does Eating Get Conditioned So Often And Not Other Behaviors?

October 15, 2010

TweetEmotional eating is extremely common. It seems a lot more common than other conditioned behaviors. Which leads me to the question why do so many people condition eating and not some other behavior? The answer is simple. There are no other “pleasurable distractions” that naturally occur three times a day. Imagine that one of your […]

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Which Of These Eating “Triggers” And “Rewards” Make You Eat When Not Hungry?

October 15, 2010

TweetEmotional eating is caused by triggers and rewards. The following is a list of all the triggers and rewards that I have heard from my emotional eating clients. No single client had all of them; most have from 15-20, and different clients have a different combination. Rewards • Eating to reward myself when I feel […]

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The Five Critical Distinctions You Must Make To De-Condition Emotional Eating Behavior

October 15, 2010

TweetTo stop your emotional eating once and for all you must make five critical distinctions that allow you to de-condition eating so it doesn’t automatically occur whenever one of the triggers or rewards shows up. The Lefkoe De-conditioning Process helps you make all the necessary distinctions. Specifically the LDP assists you to do the following: […]

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So How Do You Get Rid Of The Conditioning That Makes You Eat?

October 15, 2010

TweetHere’s an example of how the Lefkoe De-conditioning Process works to de-condition eating as a very effective way to deal with emotional eating triggers and rewards, based on my notes from a recent client. This woman compulsively ate whenever she experienced negative feelings, such as general upset or anxiety—a very common emotional eating pattern. How […]

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