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Published to Newsletter on Apr 27, 2022
Do you ever eat your feelings? It’s normal to confuse emotions like boredom, anxiety, sadness, or even excitement with hunger. But if it happens too often, this leads to overeating and can even worsen chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
It’s helpful to distinguish physical hunger from emotional hunger. Here are some common signs:
Once you recognize your hunger expressions, you can take charge of emotional eating. Use this step-by-step approach to help you decide if you really want to eat… or if your body is actually hungry for something other than food.
All of this takes practice. But the good news is that it gets a little bit easier every time you do it. And it will help you take control of your cravings and find what your body is really hungry for.