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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

I'm passionate about helping foodies learn how to drop their excess weight for good without dieting. I help you discover what is really causing your weight problem (it isn't that you love food!), and teach you how to enjoy the foods you love while permanently losing your desire to overeat. I'd love to teach my method to you! I’m also a gourmet cook and baker who struggled with my weight for 40 years before discovering the secret of how to stop emotional eating and overeating. I am a certified life coach, arbitrator and mediator, and I live on the coast of Maine.

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Meet Shari

I am passionate about helping women who have tried just about every diet there is and are afraid they’ll never permanently lose weight. I teach them how to stop emotional eating and to enjoy foods they love while losing their desire to overeat and their excess weight for good.
Healthy Weight Loss for Foodies!
Contact me at lifecoach@sharibroder.com