Emotional eating is a tough habit to break, and letâs face itâthe urge to overeat usually happens when we are not at our best. Here are some tips to help you be more proactive about addressing emotional eating concerns.
Emotional eating happens when you arenât getting or giving yourself what you really need. Food becomes a way of trying to cope with feelingsâto numb them, change them, or to try to comfort yourself when you have feelings that you donât want to deal with directly. Many busy women trace their emotional eating to time issues. When life feels so full and complicated, itâs easy to experience analysis paralysis about how or where to begin. Here are 3 simple tips to help you claim more time and stop using food as a way to take care of you.
Many smart women struggle with their weight and many busy, successful professional women resort to food to cope with the stress, uncertainty, and other emotions that occur in a full, high-pressure life. Unfortunately, for many, these battles with food become vicious cycles. If you are a high-achieverâa woman who is successful in many areas of her life who finds herself stuck in these cyclesâthere is a way out.
Here are three tips to start breaking the yo-yo diet emotional eating cycle.