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Controlling Emotional Eating Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Controlling Emotional Eating.

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Tame the Emotional Eating Beast for Good

When weight loss professionals discuss emotional eating, you hear a lot of talk about stimulus control, stress management techniques, and cognitive reframing. This is all well and good (and you’ll be hearing some of that here), but it doesn&rsq...  Read more

Take Action Against Emotional Eating

HEADLINE: Emotional Eating is a Problem Your reaction: Tell me something I don’t know… By now, you likely know what emotional eating is. You probably realize that emotions cause 75% of overeating. You're a...  Read more

De-Stress in 3 Minutes or Less

What is the single, most common problem that most dieters face when trying to lose weight? Will power? Nah. Temptation? Sometimes. Emotional eating? Bingo! That’s why it takes so much more than good intentions and information about nutrition an...  Read more

10 Reasons You Eat When You're Not Actually Hungry

We've all done it, and sometimes we don't even realize when it's happening. Maybe you graze when you're bored, or reach your hand into the office candy jar each time you pass by. Perhaps when you're feeling sluggish in the afterno...  Read more

10 Reasons You Eat When You're Not Actually Hungry

We've all done it, and sometimes we don't even realize when it's happening. Maybe you graze when you're bored, or reach your hand into the office candy jar each time you pass by. Perhaps when you're feeling sluggish in the afterno...  Read more

What do people do to combat the "I want to eat the
Updated 4/30/2016 3:08:10 PM

What do people do to combat the "I want to eat the world today" feeling?...  Read more

I'm really emotional today and I'm not really feel
Updated 4/30/2016 2:58:14 PM

I'm really emotional today and I'm not really feeling up to exercising or eating. I hope this doesn't set me back all I wanna do is lay down.......  Read more

I just ate an entire package of cookies, and I did
Updated 4/30/2016 2:52:51 PM

I just ate an entire package of cookies, and I didn't even want them! I had been feeling so happy, & good. Now I feel depressed and miserable. A horrible sugar crash and headache is coming. Why do I do this? Time to pray and change....  Read more

Lost a total of 21 pounds in 2 months! Eating more
Updated 4/30/2016 2:14:14 PM

Lost a total of 21 pounds in 2 months! Eating more healthy, barely any junk food, less carbs and less sugar. 10 more pounds and I'll be at my goal weight. =]...  Read more

I'm having a hard time eating the right food. I kn
Updated 4/30/2016 1:01:17 PM

I'm having a hard time eating the right food. I know what to do just not doing it. For breakfast and lunch I will eat good but dinner I will eat bad stuff....  Read more

Be a taker!

Take responsibility for your choices. When you eat for emotional reasons, the situation doesn't take control...you GIVE it control. Take that control back! We all make mistakes and wind up giving our control away, but say to yourself "yes, I did t...  Read more

Get Rid of Trigger Foods, Pronto!

Make sure that you do not keep 'trigger foods' (foods that you can't stop eating once you start, usually due to some emotional upheaval). I used to allow myself graham crackers as a healthy snack (portion control). BUT, I found I would overeat them...  Read more

MISparks

A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

9 Ways to Conquer Emotional Eating

"When I get stressed out, I can polish off a dozen Munchkins in no time flat," admits Jennifer, 37, a New Jersey mom of four. Pressure is at its worst when her husband travels for business. The housework piles up, the kids want more attenti...  Read more

Ultimate Weight Loss--It's Not What You Think

For me, this is so much more than simply losing weight. I didn’t get to be 170 pounds overweight because all was right in my world. What pushed me to the point where I woke up one day and found a 385-pound man staring back in the mirror? I...  Read more

Controlling Emotional Eating and Curbing Cravings

Emotional eating, as a matter of fact, is what got me overweight. Therefore, my biggest challenge during my weight loss journey is to control it. The best way, is to get out all the negative emotions in any other direction, like writing for example i...  Read more

I am usually pretty good at controlling emotional eating

However, I am not doing to good today. I just munched down a plate of french fries with a handful of mayo. I am in a mood today. I am trying to stap out of it but it doesnt seem to be working. I even exercised this morning to try to relieve some stre...  Read more