How to see beyond sugar binge symptoms and heal the roots

If you use sugar or food for stress relief, to self soothe, or to manage your emotions, I can help you transform your relationship with food. People come to me because they can’t stick to their good intentions with food, they compulsively eat sugar, or they’re stuck in obsessive food restriction, overeating or binge eating.

I’m Karly Randolph Pitman, the founder, and I can teach you how to stop binge eating, overeating, or obsessing about sugar – but the answer may be different than what you think…

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Articles to help you outgrow sugar addiction, food binges, overeating

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When you use food to care for the pain of not saying no

Years ago, a woman in my classes said that food and sugar addiction is the "good girl's addiction."What is a "good girl" or "good boy?" What she's pointing to is a typical way of being where you avoid conflict, don't feel that you can say no, and suppress your [...]
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Sugar free snacks for kids on a low sugar diet

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Many of those who are eating less sugar are curious about what to eat for snacks. In this post, I offer concrete ideas of satisfying sugar free snacks, especially for kids. I also offer an idea for how to reframe how you define a "snack."I also offer a [...]
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How to say no to sugar when you’re under stress

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This is a photo of what I bought at Whole Foods yesterday after having one of the worst days I've had in a long time.My day began with getting up at 4:30 in the morning to travel across the country with my four children, and all the hassles and [...]
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How to strengthen the inner voice to say no to sugar

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Our minds chatter at us all day long. When we're under stress, when we're feeling disconnected, or when we're feeling stirred up by uncomfortable emotions, our minds tend to flow downhill:  to go where they've always gone.If you habitually use sugar for stress relief, to self soothe, or to [...]
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How to say ‘No’ to sugar – it’s not what you think

If you compulsively crave or eat sugar for emotional support, to self soothe, or to manage stress, you may feel frustrated by a habit that feels out of your control.You don't have to feel enslaved by sugar cravings. There's a way to heal your sugar obsession so you're [...]

What is Growing Human(kind)ness?

Trying to control the cravings, manage the overeating, or find the perfect diet that will finally cure you of your desire for food doesn’t work. What does work is healing the drive for food in the first place.

Learn how to heal the inner dynamics that drive you to seek out sugar or food. It’s this inner healing that creates behavioral changes in how you eat, what you eat, and how you care for your body. With this gentle path for healing, you can find hope, relief, and freedom. Explore the blog, podcast, and courses like the 30 Day Lift to transform your relationship with food.

Growing human(kind)ness is a developmental, heart based approach to outgrow overeating, binge eating, body obsession and sugar addiction. Rather than learning strategies to control or manage the food compulsion, Karly’s “heart over binge” approach heals the inner dynamics that drive it by creating an internal refuge, building emotional tolerance, and supporting neuroplasticity.

Growing human(kind)ness teaches you how to trade the false refuge of food or sugar for true refuge:  loving relationship with yourself, others and Life. This relationship is the foundation for growth:  changes in how you eat, how you care for (and feel about) your body, and how you relate to the needs, impulses and emotions that can drive you to food or sugar.

This deep yet gentle healing is what creates both inner and outer freedom from sugar addiction and binge eating – lasting transformation without “white knuckling” it.

Loving relationship brings your heart and mind to rest. It softens the brain’s natural defenses, releases wounding, and opens the heart. Through loving relationship, your true self unfolds in the world.

Learn the 5 things you need to know to heal the roots of binge eating, overeating or sugar addiction…

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