Tricia Nelson is an emotional eating expert whose program revolves around identifying and healing the underlying causes of emotional eating. She has spent over 30 years researching the hidden causes of the addictive personality and after losing 50 pounds, decided to share her secret to weight loss. She also certifies health coaches so they can get better results, referrals, and revenue by helping their clients overcome emotional eating.
Tricia is the author of the number one best-selling book Heal Your Hunger: 7 Simple Steps to End Emotional Eating Now. She is also the host of the popular podcast the Heal Your Hunger Show and has been featured on NBC, CBS, KTLA, FOX, and Discovery Health.
In today’s episode, Tricia will discuss how to understand and heal from your emotional eating and why it is worth it to create a healthy relationship with food.
In This Episode
- Discover why painful emotions often lead to emotional eating
- Know how to identify the underlying causes of emotional eating
- Learn what steps you can take to refrain from using food to cope
“We can’t always be running from our feelings or from our reality like, we have to stop and face it… But the thing is if we stop and face it… it’ll never chase you again.” [15:48]
“It’s never as bad as we perceive it to be. It will get better and those feelings will subside and especially if we have healthy ways to deal with them instead of just stuffing them with food.” [16:36]
“If we start taking care of our limits and have boundaries on our time and stop trying to be all things to all people? Guess what? We’re going to start being more self-respecting. We’re going to be feeling better physically because we’re not taxing our bodies. And we’re going to realize that we can be lovable being heroes or sheroes.” [21:36]
“If I’m starting to really tune in and care about how I feel later and start acting accordingly. That’s a gift to myself and it’s a gift that keeps on giving because that will just, when you do something good for yourself you feel a little bit better and then you want to do something good for yourself and it just snowballs into a whole new way of living.” [24:58]
“It’s so freeing when they’re no longer compelled to eat. It’s a choice and they choose not to.” [31:10]