Breaking free from emotional eating is possible when you look beyond the food, get clear on your Hidden Hungers, and learn to nourish your real needs instead of turning to food. Learning to identify what it is that you really crave and finding ways to really nourish yourself is a process – and it’s one that pays big dividends.
There are so many triggers out there encouraging us to eat to feed our feelings, to fill a gap, or to simply “feel better.” In the moment, reaching for something to eat can seem like the easy solution, even though it isn’t rewarding in the end. Sometimes it helps to have reminders that you’re choosing a different path and inspirational quotes that articulate why.
Who can’t use a good motivational quote from time to time? Here are some inspiring quotes about nourishing yourself instead of overeating.
Take good care,
We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body. – Paulo Coelho
No amount of good food can nourish a starving soul. – Catherine Barnhoorn
What most people don’t realize is that food is not just calories, it’s information. It contains messages that communicate to every cell in the body. – Dr. Mark Hyman
Food is not just fuel. Food is about family, food is about community, food is about identity. And we nourish all those things when we eat well. – Michael Pollan
A healthy outside starts from the inside. – Robert Urich
Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort. – Deborah Day
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. – Maya Angelou
Let your joy be in your journey—not in some distant goal. – Tim Cook
Growth itself contains the germ of happiness. – Pearl S. Buck