Anyone who suffers from emotional eating, binge eating or compulsive eating knows the pain and anguish of trying to halt the pattern - and feeling out of control. Now a new book, published Jan. 1, promises to help you finally gain control and lose the weight: "Weight Loss for People Who Feel Too Much: A 4-Step, 8-Week Plan to Finally Lose the Weight, Manage Emotional Eating, and Find Your Fabulous Self."
An intuitive counselor and inspirational educator, author Colette Baron-Reid also authored "The Map: Finding the Magic and Meaning in the Story of Your Life" and created "Wisdom of the Hidden Realms Oracle Cards: A 44-Card Deck and Guidebook." She uses her awareness of the power of your mind to create a plan to help you recognize the factors causing you to lack control over what and when you eat. Based on her experience with her clients, Colette contends that weight loss for sensitive people requires an understanding of how to establish healthy boundaries and cope with challenging people and situations that can trigger you to overeat or compulsively eat.
If you use food for all the wrong reasons (dealing with anger, coping with fear, or responding to anxiety), Colette provides you with the tools that you need to change how you respond to your emotions. The book is targeted to those who are extremely sensitive or empathetic, but can help anyone who has struggled with her weight for years and wants a permanent solution.