What Makes Me Your Unique Binge-Eating Therapist

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Ryann Nicole

“Hey, Ry, why should I choose you as my binge-eating therapist? There are so many out there.” It’s a valid question, and I totally get where you’re coming from. But here’s the deal – I get it, like really, really get it.

My Binge Eating Story

Let me give you the shortened version of my story to explain why I’m the therapist you need for binge eating:

The Turning Point

When I was just 13, I saw a picture of myself that I absolutely despised. That moment set me on a mission to lose weight, and boy, did I succeed – maybe a little too much.

I lost so much weight that it came at a cost:

  • I lost my period
  • My hair started falling out
  • I was cold all the time
  • My heart rate dropped so low that it needed monitoring

My parents were genuinely worried, to the point where they told me they were going to hospitalize me. I panicked. In a desperate attempt to prove I was fine, I devoured as much food as I could get my hands on. That was the moment I unwittingly opened the floodgates to binge eating.

The Relentless Battle

No matter how hard I tried to regain the “control” I once had, I felt even more out of control. I went from meticulously sneaking food when no one was looking, to going on secret grocery store binges, to ordering takeout like there was no tomorrow whenever I was home alone.

I even spent thousands of dollars on every diet, weight loss program, diet pill, juice cleanse – you name it. I’d make it a few days of being “good” until suddenly, BAM – I’d devour everything in sight because, why not, I’d just “start again tomorrow.” This was my entire life for seven long years.

Hitting Rock Bottom and the Journey Out

Finally, I reached a point where I couldn’t keep this up any longer. I hit rock bottom, and I hit it hard. That’s when I embarked on a mission to find a way out – and guess what? I found it.

Now, I’m here to show you the way.

Why Choose Me?

I’m not just another therapist. I’m someone who’s walked in your shoes, who’s experienced the despair, the frustration, and the constant battle with binge eating. I understand the shame, guilt, and isolation that come with it.

I’ve been through it all, from the dark days to the moments of hope and, eventually, the path to healing. I know what it’s like to feel trapped in that endless cycle and how it feels to break free.

I don’t offer empty advice or textbook solutions. I offer genuine empathy and real-life experience. I offer the hand you need to pull you out of that pit of binge eating and guide you toward a brighter, healthier future.

So, why choose me? Because I’ve been where you are, and I’m here to help you find your way out, just like I did.

The Best Guided Journals To Start A Journaling Practice 

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“The Five-Minute Journal”

A widely acclaimed guided journal designed for daily gratitude and self-reflection. This journal prompts users to express gratitude, set positive intentions, and reflect on daily achievements, fostering a positive mindset.

“Start Where You Are: A Journal for Self-Exploration” by Meera Lee Patel

This beautifully illustrated guided journal encourages self-exploration through a series of thought-provoking prompts, creative exercises, and inspirational quotes. It’s a visually engaging journey of self-discovery.

“365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne’s Precepts” by R.J. Palacio

Inspired by the best-selling novel “Wonder,” this guided journal offers daily precepts, quotes, and prompts to encourage kindness, empathy, and reflection. It’s a heartwarming and insightful companion for personal growth.

“The Mindfulness Journal”

Geared towards promoting mindfulness and reducing stress, this journal includes daily prompts for meditation, gratitude, and reflections on the present moment. It’s an ideal tool for those seeking a more centered and mindful lifestyle.

“Bullet Journal Method” by Ryder Carroll

While not a traditional guided journal, Ryder Carroll’s method has gained immense popularity. The Bullet Journal is a customizable organizational system that combines to-do lists, calendars, and reflections, offering a flexible and personalized approach to journaling. Click here for a bullet journal. 

“The Artist’s Way Morning Pages Journal” by Julia Cameron

Based on Julia Cameron’s transformative book, “The Artist’s Way,” this journal encourages the practice of “morning pages” – three pages of longhand, stream-of-consciousness writing every morning. It’s a tool for unlocking creativity and overcoming creative blocks.

“52 Lists Project” by Moorea Seal

This guided journal provides a year’s worth of weekly list prompts designed to inspire self-reflection, gratitude, and personal growth. Each list is thoughtfully curated to explore different aspects of your life and goals.

“Calm the Chaos Journal”

Targeted at those seeking stress relief and emotional balance, this guided journal combines mindfulness exercises, prompts for self-reflection, and spaces for creative expression. It’s a holistic approach to calming the chaos in daily life.

“Q&A a Day: 5-Year Journal”

Perfect for those who prefer a long-term commitment, this journal offers a daily question for five years, allowing users to track their thoughts and experiences over time. It’s a unique way to witness personal growth and changing perspectives.

My other favorite guided journals

Ryann Nicole

Licensed Therapist, Certified Nutritionist, and Virtual Wellness Coach

Ryann is a licensed therapist and virtual wellness coach who has assisted individuals worldwide in establishing a healthier relationship with food and their bodies.

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