Are You an Emotional Eater? 3 Ways to Overcome It! by Dr. Sarah Allen
Ever find yourself standing in front of the fridge looking for something, even though you’re not hungry? Crunching through a whole bag of chips because you’re angry? The occasional soothing of emotions by comfort eating is fine, but when it becomes a regular thing or when you can’t stop eating until you feel so uncomfortably full, you need to change your relationship with food.
If you’re cycling between struggling not to overeat, failing and then feeling guilty afterward, you need to find a healthier way. Here are three ways to get started:
- Learn to identify your emotions before you eat.
- Learn the difference between emotional hunger and physical hunger.
- Learn to accept your feelings – even the bad ones.
Get more details about each of these and even more tips on emotional eating here!