Breaking the Spell of Binge-Eating: A Road to Balance in Your Life

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This multifaceted and inspirational book shows another side to eating patterns, and includes many practical examples, tips and clear step-by-step guidelines to becoming a happy eater. Kortink, a Dutch Spiritual Psychologist, combines psychotherapy with creative expression, body training and natural medicine to help readers overcome an array of eating disorders. This is ultimately a guidebook to finding oneself, and to making the apprOut of Printriate choices. Based on personal experience and established ...
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Overview

This multifaceted and inspirational book shows another side to eating patterns, and includes many practical examples, tips and clear step-by-step guidelines to becoming a happy eater. Kortink, a Dutch Spiritual Psychologist, combines psychotherapy with creative expression, body training and natural medicine to help readers overcome an array of eating disorders. This is ultimately a guidebook to finding oneself, and to making the apprOut of Printriate choices. Based on personal experience and established scientific methods, Kortink’s revolutionary new weight control system reaches out to reader’s souls, and helps guide them to a deeper spiritual insight.
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"An inspiring spiritual self-help book. Written with heart and soul." — Health
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780897335775
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2008
  • Edition description: Second Edition, Second edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


Miller is a founding editor of Academy Chicago Publishers.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements xiii

Foreword Dr. Greta Noordenbos xv

Introduction xvii

The Wish to go on a Journey

1 A look at compulsive eating behavior

Portrait of a compulsive eater 5

The role that food plays in our lives 9

The cause of compulsive eating behavior 15

Overeating to living in full 21

2 To eat differently starts with thinking differently

We are hardly ever ourselves; usually we play a role 31

Dialogue with the inner saboteur 41

Learning to think differently 45

Striking the balance 57

The Journey

3 More energy

Taking better care of yourself 69

Increasing vitality 77

Energy gluttons and energy givers 85

Food for the soul (soul food) 93

4 The different dimensions of food

Back to the basics 101

Difficult moments 109

The different aspects of feeling hungry 117

What we long for deep within 127

5 A different look at your body

Liberating thoughts about your body 135

Listening to your body 141

Sexuality 147

Acceptance 153

6 Clean up

Physical detoxification 163

Emotional detoxification 169

Family entanglements 179

Forgiving 185

Coming Home

7 Living a full life

Coming home to yourself 195

Life as a learning school 199

Surrender 207

From surviving to living a full life 213

Poem: Be Quiet 221

Exercises 223

Appendix 1 Tips to work with 225

Appendix 2 Tips for partners and relatives 229

Appendix 3 Thought diagram 233

Appendix 4 Goal 235

Appendix 5 What am I really longing for? 237

Notes 239

Literature 241

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