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Overeating Halloween Candy: Have Peace with Food

Are you overeating Halloween Candy? Are you afraid to have it in the house because you will overeat it? Do you wish you did not have to worry about candy? I have been hearing for weeks that people have bought their BAGS of Halloween candy and have eaten it all! Has...

The Four Hungers

The Four Hungers

n this episode, we discuss the different types of hunger that lead you to overeat. Until you recognize the different hungers, you might be eating for reasons other than your physical needs.

Ditch the Diet

Ditch the Diet

Diets are the strategy of the 2 billion dollar weight loss industry, which includes books, programs, diet food, diet drugs and weight loss surgery. They do this to make money! If diets worked over the long term then we would not need to keep talking about it.

Six Core Components to Feed Your Soul

Six Core Components to Feed Your Soul

This is a transcript of from Episode #1 from my Podcast: Feed Your Soul with Kim. In my work as a Psychotherapist and in my Coaching business, I find people are using food for comfort, for recreation, and for ways to connect. The vicious cycle of over-”dieting” and...

The Benefits of Mindful Living

The Benefits of Mindful Living

Mindful living is about living in the present moment without judging yourself or others. When we are not in the present moment, we are then tied up fretting about the past or worrying about the future.

Holiday Trifecta

Holiday Trifecta

As far as I am concerned the holiday season starts October 1. I call this time of year the Holiday Trifecta: Three major holidays in quick succession. In October there is Halloween, in November there is Thanksgiving, and in December there is Christmas; it is the 3...

Leaning Into Your YES!

Did you know that “Yes” is a complete sentence?  We can get stuck wondering what the best avenue is and we enter into the realm of maybe. Should I look for a new job, because I am unhappy where I am? Maybe. Do you want to move to a house that better fits my...

Focus on Creativity- my conversation with Charr Crail

How is creativity a feeling? Find out on my lively interview with Charr Crail. https://www.youtube.com/embed/zY82j1h7Ils You can find Charr Crail at www.CharrCrail.com. She is a wonderful photographer, teacher and creative person. Kim McLaughlin, MA is a Counselor and...

End Emotional Eating- Kim McLaughlin

Do you find you are an emotional eater? There is hope and there is help. Check out this video to help you decide if counseling might help you.   Kim McLaughlin, MA is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in helping people with eating issues...

Mindfulness: I Am Slowing Down

I have a confession to make. I tend to eat fast, no matter how hungry I am. I have not really focused on changing this behavior, because I have learned to adapt to it by putting less on my plate (so I do not end up overeating). I know the importance of eating slowing:...

Is Your Relationship Your Heroin?

Here is a blog post from my friend Fawn Gilmore Kraut. She helps single women discover love in their lives and release from what is not working.  She has kindly allowed me to use one of her blogs to support all of you. If you are interested in a healthy...