How to challenge your thinking when you lose control – Michelle Sparkes

How to challenge your thinking when you lose control

Have you ever found yourself reaching for food, comfort eating or bingeing like you’re on autopilot? Before you know it you’ve gone down a track you never intended and it’s not until you stop eating that the resultant anguish and emotional turmoil hits you, and if you don’t take hold of your thoughts right here, chances are you’ll stay on autopilot and purge, punish or comfort eat further – whatever your habitual response – only to restrict again later, and keep the whole sorry cycle going. Let’s zero in on how you can catch and challenge unhelpful thinking at the point you’ve broken your ‘diet’ but haven’t yet purged or compensated.

michelle@michellesparkes.com

@mp_sparkes

About the Author

Michelle is a physiotherapist and professional counsellor with lived experience of anorexia, EDNOS and binge-eating in her teen and early adult years. Founder of Women Worth their Weight, and author of Illuminating Anorexia Michelle is passionate about helping people recover from these health and life consuming problems.