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Emotional Destress Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Emotional Destress.

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

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

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

Stop Emotional Eating Before It Starts

Eating is more than something we do to nourish our bodies with vital nutrients. It's also an activity we do out of habit, like nail biting, hair twirling, or finger tapping. And sometimes, we habitually turn to food in response to certain emotion...  Read more

Get a Handle on Emotional Eating

Ever been angry or upset one minute and then on your couch eating the next, unable to remember why you started eating or how long you had spent munching? If so, then you have entered the world of emotional eating. It’s something than can ha...  Read more

What throws YOU off track? I am an emotional eater
Updated 10/5/2015 8:17:07 AM

What throws YOU off track? I am an emotional eater. Any ideas to conquer this?...  Read more

So yesterday i gave into emotional eating. i had a
Updated 9/26/2015 9:25:35 AM

So yesterday i gave into emotional eating. i had a mega stressful day, was totally pushed for time so me and boyfriend ended up in mcdonalds. i then came home and ate chocolate cookies :( weighed myself this morning, ive lost 1lb!!...  Read more

Its so hard for me to remember that emotional eati
Updated 9/26/2015 12:30:51 AM

Its so hard for me to remember that emotional eating is not the answer. Im slowly making progress, but it's so difficult. On the bright side have gone to the gym for at least 30 minutes four times this week. Im just frustrated and disappointed in me...  Read more

Feeling emotional today.....missing my gran
Updated 9/25/2015 11:03:13 PM

Feeling emotional today.....missing my gran...  Read more

I'm completely an emotional eater. I know I need t
Updated 9/24/2015 11:08:21 PM

I'm completely an emotional eater. I know I need to make lifestyle changes. First change (and probably the best change) is not eating fast food. Any suggestions to make the transition to cooking easier?...  Read more

My Guilty Pleasure

Guilty pleasures don't have to cost you calories! I'm in Iraq, work out alone in my quarters and use which allows me to "create" my own radio station that streams through my laptop. My go-to workout station at age 39? "Britney Spears Ra...  Read more

Replace Sweets

As an emotional eater, I realized that my go-to food was any kind of sweet. I found that I could fulfill that urge with a "healthy sweet" like a few frozen grapes or some orange slices to satisfy my craving at the same time as analyzing why I was em...  Read more

Challenge Yourself!

(1) Daily challenges~it only takes one step at a time to get to where we're going... (2) Spiritual, Emotional, Mental, and Physical challenges~it takes a holistic approach to achieve our goals......  Read more

Chef Meg's Makeover: Brown Rice Risotto

When the weather starts to cool, risotto is one of those dishes that pop up on menus. Creamy and rich, studded with vegetables--and usually full of cream, cheese, and butter. Traditionally, risotto, which is a slow-cooked rice dish that hails from no...  Read more

Dealing with Emotional Eating, from a Man's Perspective

Hi, my name is Jerome and I am an emotional eater. There, I said it.  I mean, I’ve said it before out loud.But I thought it was important that I write it down. I am a man who is an emotional eater. You know what emotional ea...  Read more