Eat when you’re hungry. Stop when you’re full. Don’t see food as “good” or “bad.” Eat what you want, when you want. Does Intuitive Eating sound right for you?
Most of us at some time or another have been on a diet, or had concerns about our body image. In this western society, where a great deal of emphasis is placed on appearance, this is far more common than not. Dieting can become problematic, however, if it is taken too far. If you find yourself stuck in a cycle of dieting, and or out of control eating and a persistent feeling of dissatisfaction with your body, then you might have an eating disorder.
What is EMDR? In 1987, psychologist Dr Francine Shapiro made the chance observation that eye movements can reduce the intensity of disturbing thoughts, under certains conditions. Dr Shapiro studied this effect scientifically, and in 1989 reported success using Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) to treat victims of trauma (Journal of Traumatic Stress). These