How to cope emotionally with food-intolerances and allergies

Learn how you can mindfully cope with negative emotions connected to any food intolerance, allergy or celiac disease.
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  • Lectures 18
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

Do you suffer from a food intolerance, allergy or even celiac disease? Do you despair over all the food you can't eat or get angry at the comments you get when you are dining out? Don't worry, these are normal feelings when it comes to allergies and intolerances. But there are ways to cope with them!

In this course you will first get an overview of the typical negative feeling that are connected to food intolerances and allergies like:

  • Wanting to cry, because you can't eat your favorite food.
  • Asking yourself: "Why me?"
  • Being angry, because all you hear is stupid comments instead of getting support.

After this you will get a short introduction to mindfulness and the five steps how you can recognize and deal with those negative feeling.

You will then get solutions, exercises and guided meditations, that will help you to deal with these emotions in a mindful way - which is not as difficult, as it sounds like!

So no matter what kind of food intolerance or allergy you suffer from, this course will give you an easy way to become happier with life again!

What are the requirements?

  • You should have something to write nearby and for the guided medidations a comfortable place should be found.
  • Nothing else is needed!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will learn, how to cope with feelings like anger, guilt or despair in connection with your food allergies and intolerances
  • You can download 3 guided meditations and play them on your iPod, smartphone, mp3-player, so you can do the exercises where ever and when ever you want to.
  • You can also download 5 exercise sheets as a guide through the meditations.
  • You will also learn the basics of mindfulness and how you can use it to cope with the negative feelings.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for everyone who has troubles to cope with the emotional side of food intolerances and/or allergies.
  • No matter if you are lactose intolerant, allergic to peanuts or if you have celiac disease - the emotional problems are always similar.
  • If you are familiar with mindfulness and not using it with your negative feelings towards your food allergy/intolerance, then this course is also for you!
  • If you are in psychological or psychiatric therapy or have any other medical issues besides allergies and food intolerances you should consult your doctor before enrolling into this course!

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Coping with food allergies & intolerances means more than just knowing about it!

Welcome to the Udemy course: How to cope emotionally with food intolerances and food allergies. In this video you will see you a brief introduction what to expect from this course.

Section 2: What kind of emotions are connected to food allergies & intolerances?

Have you ever felt despair because of your food intolerance or allergy? Then you are not alone! In this video you will learn to recognize despair as one of the most common feeling connected to food intolerances and allergies and typical feelings around it.


Do you know the feeling that sometimes the world just seems unfair and you ask youself: "why me". Watch this video to identify anger connected to your food intolerance or allergy.


Have you ever felt guilty because of your food intolerance or allergy? In this video you will learn to recognize this feeling.

Section 3: A short introduction into the concept of mindfullness.

Have you ever heard of mindfulness? If not watch this video as a short introduction to mindfulness, the three key concepts of awareness, non-judgment and living in the present moment.


In this video you will learn the 5 steps to end thought patterns, a big step in how to cope with all those negative feeling connected to food intolerances and allergies.


Want to learn how to change negative into positive thoughts and that is is our choice how we want to think? Watch this video!

Section 4: Solutions for the emotions

This video will help you to cope with despair with different strategies, like burying your favourite food. It also includes a guided meditation. which will help you to find out what you can still eat.


If anger is a feeling you are dealing with, watch this video. You will also learn how to cope with the inevitable stupid comments you will hear, as soon as you reveal your food allergy or intolerance.


In this video you will learn strategies how to cope with guilt and silence that judge in your head. The included exercise will show you how you can improve your self-compession.

Section 5: Exercises
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You can either print out the pdf file and do this exercise on your own or listen to the audio file.

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In this exercise you will learn the power of now and being in the moment. You can download the pdf file or listen to it.

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Changing negative thinking into positive thoughts is difficult. Use this printable pdf file and audio file to help you with that.

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This is the printable pdf file I mentioned in the video about how to cope with despair.

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This is the love letter exercise mentioned in the lecture. Print it out and write a love letter to yourself!

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Download this free coloring book and enjoy a relaxing coloring session! Instructions are included...
Section 6: Lessons Learnd and FAQs

A quick roundup about what we have covered in this course.


Here is a collection of frequently asked questions. This section will grow the longer this course exists, so please asked your questions in the comment boxes!

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Instructor Biography

Julia Stüber, Nutritional coach / Ernährungcoach

I am a trained nutritional and psychological coach specialized in food intolerances, allergies and paleo and have written a book about lactose intolerance (only available in German). Besides the training I am effected by food intolerances myself(lactose and histamine intolerance, celiac disease) as well as various food allergies ever since I was five years old.

Ich bin eine zertifizierte Ernährungsberaterin und psychologische Beraterin und habe mich als Ernährungscoach auf Allergien, Lebensmittelintoleranzen und Paleo spezialisiert. Über den einfachen Einstieg ins Leben mit Laktoseintoleranz habe ich ein Buch geschrieben.
Neben dem theoretischen Wissen kenne ich Lebensmittel-Intoleranzen selber nur zu gut: ich bin laktose- und histaminintolerant, Zöliakie und diverse Lebensmittelallergien seit dem ich 5 Jahre alt bin.

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