As seen on social media, a post about how to overcome stress, or emotional eating.
This is a more accurate way of representing emotional eating. We eat to soothe our stress or boredom and not because it makes us feel better.
Eating a chocolate cake tastes awesome and feels better in the moment but all it does is distract us from the underlying stress that is already there.
We’d have to eat and eat and eat and the stress would just laugh, asking us if we were “serious?”
“I’m still going to be here when you get to the guilt and shame stage! Take your time.”
But what else can we do? The pain is too much and we’ll do anything to relieve it, even temporarily.
First we manage it so it does less harm, then we work on it.
See the main page of this site, the guide …
… for more tips on how to properly manage emotional eating.
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