LIVE WELL PODCAST | EPISODE 6 - END EMOTIONAL EATING WITH AMANDA PICKERING
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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0:44 Introducing Amanda Pickering
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
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Christina Tidwell, MN, RN, CHC