Emotional eating.

If you are an emotional eater, it is important you begin to recognize what triggers this eating and learn strategies other than food for comfort. Even when emotional, if you can slow down and be intentional about how to you deal with those emotions, it will help both your emotions and your waistline. Emotional eating only leads to an increase in the difficult emotions.

It can be hard to remember the healthier choices when you do not feel good. I recommend making a written list of things you can do and keeping it somewhere easily available for when you need it. Then simply choose something off this list when sad, bored, angry, anxious, etc.

Here is good information for recognizing emotional eating and working on changing this reaction from HelpGuide.org…

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