Tips to Avoid Emotional Eating

foodexerciseFor many, food has become a mechanism for dealing with trauma.

Whether you emotionally eat in order to feel better or because you lack confidence and the ability to accept a healthier you here’s some tips to help you conquer your emotions and your emotional eating.

First off, you need to get acquainted with the voice in your head…after all, it’s talking all day long and rarely shuts up. Make a conscious choice to decide what story will play in your head, change any erroneous story that repeats in your head such as “I feel deprived when I can’t eat my favorite foods when I want” to “I am so proud of myself for taking control and eating healthy and saying ‘no’ to undesirable snacks”. [Read more…]