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Feeding the Hungry Heart: The Experience of Compulsive Eating
     

Feeding the Hungry Heart: The Experience of Compulsive Eating

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by Geneen Roth
 

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Geneen Roth broke free from the destructive cylce of compulsive eating, and went on to help other women do the same. Those women are all here in Feeding the Hungry Heart - here to show others that the battle against a hunger that goes deeper than a need for food can be won.

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Geneen Roth broke free from the destructive cylce of compulsive eating, and went on to help other women do the same. Those women are all here in Feeding the Hungry Heart - here to show others that the battle against a hunger that goes deeper than a need for food can be won.

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“Many people are taking about wholeness today, but what makes Geneen Roth different is her microscopic honesty. She doesn’t hold back. Her work is about the objective truth, and you can feel it nourishing your body.”—Christiane Northrup, MD, bestselling author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom

Praise for When Food is Love

“A life-changing book”—Oprah Winfrey

“A rare and special book that touches our inner selves with extraordinary courage, authenticity, and beauty. I have seen very few books with this kind of clarify and human depth. It will move you to tears and to joy. It will entertain and delight you, and it will make you a deeper and more compassionate human being.”—John Robbins, author of Diet for a New America
 
“Spectacular! I laughed and I cried… a tender and daring book that you’ll never forget.”—Laura Davis, coauthor of The Courage to Heal
 
“I see miracles in my life every day, and Roth is one of the people who helped make that happen.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Anne Lamott in Mademoiselle
 
“Roth’s seminal work. This is a big, beautiful, and important book.”—Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down the Bones
 
“She tells of her own experiences with a non-blink frankness cushioned by the gracefulness of her prose.”—Chicago Tribune
 
“This book is A) good enough to eat, B) nourishing to the heart.”—Jack Kornfield, Buddhist teacher, coauthor of Seeking the Heart of Wisdom

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451161314
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/03/1983
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Geneen Roth is a writer and a teacher who has gained international prominence through her work in the field of eating disorders. She is the founder of the Breaking Free workshops, which she has conducted nationwide since 1979. She is also the author of Feeding the Hungry Heart, Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating, and When Food is Love. A frequent guest on television and radio programs, she has written for and been featured in Tie, Ms., New Woman, Family Circle, and Cosmopolitan. Her poetry and short stories have been published in numerous anthologies. Born in New York City, she now lives in northern California.

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Feeding the Hungry Heart: The Experience of Compulsive Eating 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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From big to small... the variety of stories and thoughts by real women are so personal, touching, and inspirational.
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