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Podcast, Weight Coaching | December 22, 2020  | by  Shari Broder | 0 COMMENT
4 Steps to Stop Rewarding Yourself with Food | Weight Loss for Foodies Podcast

After getting through a difficult day, or even a not-so-difficult day, do you treat yourself by eating when you aren’t hungry? 

If so, you’re among the great majority of people who want to lose weight, but consistently undermine their efforts with this habit.

Chances are that your parents started you down this road at a young age. If you cried and they handed you a cookie or some other treat, your brain recorded the connection that food was supposed to make you feel better. 

Or you got a treat for behaving well. For being a good girl.

So you began associating with food this way. 

We’re also bombarded with food advertising encouraging us to treat ourselves. 

Do you think, “I deserve this” about food? 

I’m no stranger to using food as a reward, although I no longer do it.

And I can’t wait for you to learn how to stop, too.

There’s nothing wrong with treating yourself, but when food is your main go-to, and you aren’t hungry, it isn’t really a reward. Stop kidding yourself.

Listen to learn why using food as a reward is not only counterproductive, but also a fallacy,  and learn the four steps you can take to kick that habit.




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About the author 

Shari Broder

My mission is to help foodies ditch dieting and lose the weight for good. Discover what is really causing your weight issues (it isn't that you love food!), and learn how to stop obsessing about food and make peace with food and eating. Get off the diet hamster wheel once and for all and learn to eat consciously, stop emotional eating and enjoy the foods you love while permanently losing your desire to overeat.

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Meet Shari

I am now retired from weight coaching, but hope you will enjoy the  blog posts and podcasts I created.