Why Weight? by Geneen Roth
A Workbook for Ending Compulsive Eating

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With the publication of her ground-breaking books, Feeding the Hungry Heart, and Breaking Free From Compulsive Eating, Geneen Roth has helped hundred of thousands of people win their battle against the destructive binge-diet cycle. Now this remarkable companion workbook shows compulsive eaters—in a constructive, non-judgmental way—how to stop using food as a substitute for handling difficult emotions or situations … and how to enjoy eating and still lose weight naturally. By using the liberating exercises and techniques developed by Geneen Roth in her highly succesful Breaking Free® workshops, dieters, who've tried every conceivable diet—losing weight again and again, only to gain it back—and bingers, who are harming their health, can learn wholesome, beneficial ways to achieve their goals. This proven program offers reassuring guidlines on:Letting food become a source of pleasure rather than anxietyKicking the scale-watching the habit—forever!Recognizing the difference between physical and emotional hungersLearning to say noListening to, and trusting, your body's hunger and fullness signalsDistinguishing "forbidden foods" from those you truly wantUncovering the conflicts that stand between your desire to lose weight and your urge to eat compulsivelyDiscovering other pleasures besides food


About Geneen Roth

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GENEEN ROTH is the author of eight bestselling books about women and food. Her work has been featured in Time, Elle, The New York Times, and other publications. Born in New York, she lives with her husband, Matt Weinstein, in northern California.
Published June 30, 1989 by Plume. 208 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help. Non-fiction

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