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LIVE WELL PODCAST | EPISODE 6 - END EMOTIONAL EATING WITH AMANDA PICKERING

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In episode 6 of the Live Well Podcast, I got to talk with the amazing Amanda Pickering about emotional eating. Amanda is a certified health and life coach based in the UK who is passionate about helping women discover the greatness they have inside of them.

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Show Notes:

  • 0:00 Introduction

  • 0:44 Introducing Amanda Pickering

    • About Amanda

  • 2:00 Amanda’s personal health journey

    • Glandular fever, chronic fatigue, hormonal issues, ovarian cyst, thyroid issues, anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, panic attacks, OCD all before age of 21

  • 3:53 “This can’t be my life, there has got to be another way”

  • 4:12 Delving into the power of food

    • Food is information

    • Mindset is even more important than what we put in our bodies

    • Healed from every health condition and lost 25lbs

  • 8:50 4 reasons why people have a hard time sticking to a healthy lifestyle

    • Not having a plan that actually works (i.e. calorie counting)

    • Lacking the right support

    • Self-Sabotage - bringing yourself back to what you think you deserve

    • Emotional eating - when you eat food for any other reason than because you are hungry

  • 13:00 Reasons people emotionally eat

    • Struggling to deal with an emotion

    • When we aren’t getting our needs met in some area of life

    • When we feel we aren’t in control of something

  • 19:40 Tangible steps to take right now

    • Ask yourself the question, “Am I actually hungry?”

    • If you are not hungry, ask,  “What happened in the last 30 minutes that might have triggered something in me?”

    • Feed the need

  • 26:20 How to take back control and improve your relationship with food

  • 31:05 Outro

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P.S. I always offer free 30-minute discovery sessions to get clear on your major health concerns and what’s standing in your way.

We're all unique and will implement each of these strategies differently, so contact me to set up a consultation and we can create a plan of action specifically for you.

In Health, 

Christina Tidwell, MN, RN, CHC