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The Food and Feelings Workbook: A Full Course Meal on Emotional Health

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An extraordinary, powerful connection exists between feeling and feeding that, if damaged, may lead to one relying on food for emotional support, rather than seeking authentic happiness. This unique workbook takes on the seven emotions that plague problem eaters — guilt, shame, helplessness, anxiety, disappointment, confusion, and loneliness — and shows readers how to embr ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published January 23rd 2007 by Gürze Books (first published January 15th 2007)
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Sarah
Oct 23, 2012 Sarah rated it it was amazing
Karen Koenig is my new heroine. She writes from experience - her own with food, and with hundreds of clients. She knows this subject, she understands the pitfalls, the challenges, and the psychology behind them.
The book is super because it is a workbook. By doing the questions, I found I got a deeper understanding of each emotion and how it plays out in my life, and then WHAT TO DO to help myself when in those situations.
I always thought I was well versed in my feeling palette, but Karen has a
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I don't read them page by page. I don't do all the exercises. Not good, right? I read the first two chapters and do the exercise and jump to the most suitable chapter. I did read all chapters in brief. I found read this book that way helped me get the benefit of it. It is important to get basic understanding about emotion and she provides that. It does help me to get a better picture of how my eating habit is influenced by my emotion.

It is actually scary to really read them all - especially if y
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This is a good book for anyone who uses emotional eating as a crutch. And for anyone who's unable to stop letting the world hurt them, and in turn hurt themselves by bad eating habits. This book was part of a three book combo that has really helped me overcome destroying myself with food and understanding why I did it.
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Karen R. Koenig, LCSW, M.Ed., is a therapist, educator, eating coach, national speaker, international author, and expert on the psychology of eating—the how and why, not the what of it—with 30-plus years of experience teaching chronic dieters and overeaters the skills that "normal" eaters use naturally to maintain a comfortable, healthy weight for life without dieting.
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