How You Can Break Free From Emotional Eating: Emotional eating gets a "bad rap" sometimes. Mention the phrase emotional eating, and many people will share stories of the last time they found themselves wrist-deep in a carton of their favorite ice cream. Many people ask me how to "turn off"
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Change Your Relationship with Food: It is an unfortunate reality that many of us have struggled with our weight and continue to do so. We have all tried the latest fad diet from South Beach to the Mediterranean along with the exercise trend du jour. Sometimes we see some moderate
Do you have a problem dealing with difficult emotions without food? For many, food and excess eating is literally their best friend. It is always there for them to access in any amount. It fictitiously gives a quick way out of what is truly bothering them. It can artificially fulfill
Do you have a healthy relationship with food? Check out how you can develop a healthy relationship with food: Everyone has thought about their weight and body image from time to time. During the past year, under the pandemic restrictions, many of us have become even more familiar with ourselves.
Graze eating is defined as frequent picking or snacking on small amounts of food in an unplanned manner throughout the day. Graze eating can feel either: Mindless: With mindless graze eating, you may not be paying attention to your snacking, but by the end of the day, you realize that
How Trapped Emotions Work and How to Manage Them It might sound strange, but our cravings and emotional eating can actually be a blessing in disguise. If we’re struggling to lose the weight and keep it off, there is likely something deeper going on, possibly trapped emotions. And if we truly
For many people who undergo bariatric surgery, food has become more than just a part of the natural process of eating to fuel a healthy body. Their relationship with food was an issue. Over a lifetime, food has the ability to take on many roles. It soothes emotional discomfort or
Emotional triggers can come in many forms. Triggering emotions can result from a memory, unhealed event, person, place, sound, smell, or experience that provokes a reaction out of the individual. This reaction could be a mood change, an intense tone, or response, and for that battle with food – it
Overcome Stress Eating: Stress is a crisis in America that can affect nearly every aspect of life. In its annual Stress in America survey, the American Psychological Association (APA) looks at the sources of stress and how people are responding to stressors in their lives, both physically and mentally. Overeating
Create Your Emotional Toolkit to Combat Emotional Eating: Do you have an emotional toolkit? Have you ever thought about putting one together that supports you when you want to feed your head hunger (emotional eating)? Using the information below about the complex issue of emotional eating, you CAN combat emotional