Make a Commitment
Many have found that following a healthy diet plan can help reduce binge eating. At the heart of success is education. With the right knowledge you can eliminate binging also. Of course, taking this seriously on your part will be necessary. Keep reminding yourself of the purpose that binging behavior contributes to your life and make the changes. The best alternatives to binging are the most effective but yet involve food. Being aware, change and commitment will ensure you beat binge eating and lose weight.
Learn about Binge eating
You must be aware, binging is going to stop a healthy diet plan. The number one line of defense is to discover that binge eating has triggers, which start the process. These triggers are invoked primarily by mental and emotional states. Food has a strong association with mental and emotional states. These states will produce changes concerning mental and emotional states and how the individual feels as well. Identifying which states are required and being connected with food, will help in changing this association to food and binge eating.
While on your healthy diet plan you’ll need to become more self-aware. This is especially necessary where the triggers for binge eating are concerned. Binge eating behavior creates a particular mental, emotional or physical state which results from the behavior. This is the reward for getting involved in it. What actions frequently happen prior to a binge eating episode and how do you feel while eating and instantly after reaching for food?. It’s possibly reward based, feeling great or being ignorant based, not feeling bad or stressed out. By keeping aware of your particular binging requirements you can prevent the trigger and then apply a better alternative.
What are the Alternatives?
For a many groups binging behavior only becomes apparent comes to the fore-front once they engage in a healthy diet plan. Or Else it just goes on unnoticed. But as you possibly know binging has an emotional payoff attached to it. For certain individuals, its relaxation, stress reduction or self-esteem, but be aware, it is short lived at best. As soon as you have identified your specific reward you can seek out other actions. If its relaxation, then possibly a run around the block. If its stress reduction, then possibly a mental visualization. If its self-esteem, then maybe further encouraging self-talk. Pick an action you like doing and apply it to reward yourself.
Build up Little-By-Little
Attempting to tackle the problems of binge eating with a healthy diet plan may be stressful for you. That is why it is much easier to focus on issues one by one. Address issues one by one and tackle them early before they can escalate in momentum. One by one is the best way and the quicker the better. The moment you feel a binging trigger go off, it is time to focus on your other behaviors. Don’t waste time as the more momentum is gained, the harder it becomes to avert. If you are beginning to feel stressed then get stress relief as soon as possible to stop the momentum from building.
By Matthew Parker