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Essen Als Ersatz
Geneen Roth
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Essen Als Ersatz

4.01  ·  Rating details ·  176 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
There is an end to the anguish of compulsive eating - and this book tells how to achieve it. Geneen Roth, whose "Feeding the Hungry Heart" brought understanding and acceptance to tens of thousands of readers, now outlines a proven program for resolving the conflicts at the root of eating disorders. Using simple techniques developed in her highly successful seminars, she of ...more
Published (first published January 7th 1986)
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May 04, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who struggles with eating patterns
This was a very good book. I'd heard how good Geneen Roth's books were and this certainly did not disappoint. I can hear a lot of myself in this book. I can't wait to read all of her work.
Oct 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: psychology, eating
Kaum jemand hat ein normales Verhältnis zum Essen, fast jeder wird sich im einen oder anderen Kapitel wieder erkennen. Das Buch regt mich zum nachdenken an und beim zweiten Durchlesen werde ich die eine oder andere Übung machen. Diese könnten stärker hervorgehoben werden, einige grafische Elemente würden dem Buch gut tun. An einer Stelle habe ich sogar einen Akku hingekritzelt. Was mir weniger gefällt, sind die Wiederholungen und der amerikanische Stil. Ich mag es nüchtern, aber die Fülle an Anr ...more
Tahlia C
Nov 22, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I took some really useful new ways of thinking about and approaching food from this book, but my goodness it's largely problematic at times. Skinny-shaming and bulimia-triggering passages abound. Approach with caution, take the helpful parts.
Betsy Murphy
has some good advice here but a bit out dated as for today's method of compulsive eating which I found out I don't have to a degree - more like emotional eating .
Ashley Lawson
May 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
At the risk of sounding overly dramatic, this book helped save my sanity. I had found myself obsessed with calorie counting, measuring good, weighing food, weighing myself, measuring myself, excessively working out, creating spreadsheets of my calories in vs calories out.... I had been on every diet ever invented in the last 10 years, and finally something clicked that my lifestyle was no longer healthy. This book was suggested to me several times. I bought a $3 copy on Amazon, and expected to p ...more
Jul 27, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hands down the best book I've read so far of its type...and that's saying a lot because I try to read a lot of these things for my work.

GREAT book- I highly recommend- makes eating conscious, which generalizes and pulls to deeper places that also need to be more conscious.
Mar 01, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Extraordinary. I will be "reading" this book for the rest of my life, I expect.
A little on the crazy hippie self-help side, but there were a few insights that made it almost worth reading.
Cindy Allison
Aug 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love Geneen Roth. This was one of the first book of hers that I read. It's one that I read over and over again!
Mar 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book changed my life. Scratch that-- this book saved my life.
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Geneen Roth's pioneering books were among the first to link compulsive eating and perpetual dieting with deeply personal and spiritual issues that go far beyond food, weight and body image. She believes that we eat the way we live, and that our relationship to food, money, love is an exact reflection of our deepest held beliefs about ourselves and the amount of joy, abundance, pain, scarcity, we b ...more
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