This series of questions may help you determine if you are a compulsive overeater. Many members of Overeaters Anonymous have found that they have answered yes to many of these questions. Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Do you go on eating binges for no apparent reason? Do you have feelings of guilt and …∞
OA offers a spiritual solution to compulsive overeating “I did not enter my first meeting with hope,” recalls one member of Overeaters Anonymous. “I entered with despair. But I left with hope, because it was the first time in my life that I realized or heard that I was not morally imperfect, that I was …∞
In Overeaters Anonymous (OA), the Statement on Abstinence and Recovery is “Abstinence is the action of refraining from compulsive eating and compulsive food behaviors while working towards or maintaining a healthy body weight. Spiritual, emotional and physical recovery is the result of living the Overeaters Anonymous Twelve-Step program.” Many of us have found we cannot …∞
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You lose arguments with inanimate objects. You have to hold onto the lawn to keep from falling off the earth. Your job is interfering with your drinking. Your doctor finds traces of blood in your alcohol stream. The back of your head keeps getting hit by the toilet seat. You sincerely believe alcohol is the …∞
People in recovery from codependency, addiction or alcoholism may have a tendency to over eat. These five tips may help. 5 Sneaky Eating Tips to Help You Lose Weight Dieting is out; smart eating for weight loss is in. That doesn’t mean deprivation. The best ways to cut excess weight include making changes you can …∞
Eat Your Way to a Spicier Sexuality Turn up the heat with these sensuously sweet and delicious aphrodisiacs. People in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, co-dependency and gambling etc., may need to assess their dietary needs especially in relation to sexuality. When your love life is lacking, you’re tempted to try almost anything to reignite the …∞
Image via Wikipedia Can Chocolate Lower Your Risk of Stroke? Eating chocolate may lower your risk of having a stroke, according to an analysis of available research that was released and presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting. Another study found that eating chocolate may lower the risk of death after suffering a …∞
People in recovery from alcoholism, addiction and co-dependency are very aware of their ageing bodies and minds. This article may help with healthy ageing. Foods Rich in Antioxidants for Healthy Aging Although magazine covers and “miracle” cosmetics packages all proclaim the anti-aging secrets they contain, as long as we wake up each morning, getting older …∞
Higher Power or Self Motivation Most of us fight the temptation to be lazy, to get by with doing the minimum instead of our best. When we were children, we had parents and teachers who urged us on to greater efforts. As adults, we have to depend more on internal motivation and less on the …∞
This is an anonymous quote from an anorexic.
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