The Psychology of Overeating with Caitlin Faas

Caitlin Faas, a professor of human development and life coach, joins Nick to discuss the psychology of overeating.

Caitlin Faas, a professor of human development and life coach, joins Nick to discuss the psychology of overeating.

Show Notes
  • The Life Coach School
  • “Overeating” vs “weight loss”
  • Eating as a way to push down difficult feelings
  • How long do emotions really last?
  • Patterns of emotional eating
  • Managing urges
  • Intentional vs automatic thoughts
  • Curiosity and “I wonder…” statements
  • Indulgent feelings
  • System 1 and System 2 thinking
  • Why relying on willpower usually backfires
  • Shaping desire
  • Real joy vs false pleasures
  • Is “Listen to your body” really good advice?
  • Relationship between stress and weight loss
  • Relationship between food and mood
  • Body positivity

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