So you know that you are a stress eater or that you eat for comfort or to cope with a bad day. . . Emotional eating is a major cause of overeating and weight gain and it’s important to have tools and strategies to take charge in those situations. But guess what? Sometimes our urges to eat, binge and overeat are more than a learned way of coping. Sometimes excessive appetite is biologically driven. Here’s a quick easy-to-read overview of some of the research findings on exhaustion, stress and weight gain courtesy of Psychology Today.
We can put our smarts to work and use this knowledge to anticipate tough spots, pre-plan, and strategize.
Take good care,