Recently, while skimming through magazines in my dentist’s waiting room, I came across one of those articles I’m sure you’ve read a thousand times: Ten Ways to Stop Overeating. As I read through the list I got irritated, because this list was entirely unhelpful. The advice was the typical “sit on your hands and ignore your cravings, be strong and keep yourself so busy you don’t think about eating” kind of advice that I’m sure you already know how to taunt yourself with. In fact, I’m sure any woman who has ever struggled with overeating or emotional eating could write an article like I was reading, except they would title it Ten Strategies that Didn’t Work.
I got irritated and then I got to work – because there definitely are strategies you can use to stop overeating, to lessen cravings, and to take back the power that food has in your life. These strategies are do-able, they get easier as you practice them, and most importantly, they work.
Here are my ten strategies to stop overeating:
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