In this episode, we explained why stress eating and emotional eating happen and how to stop falling into these patterns. We unpacked some common emotional eating triggers and how our childhoods shape our eating patterns as adults. We also explained several strategies you can use to manage emotional eating, including stress management tools, a hunger-fullness scale, and finding alternative ways of coping with your emotions.
The Cliff Notes
What is the difference between emotional hunger and physical hunger?
How to identify if you are an emotional eater
Common emotional eating triggers
How both negative and positive emotions can influence eating
The influence of childhood experiences on eating behaviorUsing meditation, journaling, and breathwork to manage stressHow to use a hunger assessment scale
How to satisfy your emotional needs without using food