Episode 71: Binge Eating – Why You Do It And How To Stop

June 19, 2019

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Episode Overview

In this solo episode, Balance365 Life co-founder Lauren Koski gives a comprehensive overview of binge eating from a psychological and physiological perspective. Tune in for practical tips and a no-guilt look at one of the most challenging habits to break!

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Lauren’s experience with binge eating
  • Reasons people binge
  • What is reactive bingeing?
  • The cycle of restriction induced bingeing
  • How not to deal with bingeing
  • All or nothing thinking and bingeing
  • Scarcity mindset and binge eating
  • The role of forgiveness, shame and guilt in binge eating
  • How under eating can lead to a binge
  • Troubleshooting your food intake to reduce the risk of a binge
  • Sleep and binge eating
  • Zooming out and how it helps reduce binges
  • Self-compassion and seasons of life that naturally involve less sleep
  • Physiological and psychological reasons people binge


Download a copy of this episode’s transcript here.