Hi, I am jumping in here. I definitely have trouble with bingeing and for me it is absolutely connected to emotional eating for a variety of reasons. Tonight I wanted to binge after dinner and this time I practiced "watching the urge". I waited and observed what happened to me, I did not distract myself but stayed in the moment with my urge to binge. After a minute or two the urge really peaked but I stuck with observing my urge and then it waned. After that it was just gone, at least for now.
Techniques I use come from working with a therapist and from reading a book that I will give a link to in this post. I use visualisation techniques, observing the urge as described above and mainly I try to figure out what it is I really want. I allow myself to feel my feelings, which is much harder then it sounds.
I use this book http://marciasirotamd.com/ruthless-compassion-institute
, a link to the book is on the right side of the page.
Try exploring the link above, it goes to a website with articles that I also read. I also purchased a visualisation CD from the site and it is connected to the book.
I love this idea for a thread.