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Emotional Destress Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Emotional Destress.

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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

Im Tiffany almost 30. Im an emotional eater & have
Updated 9/13/2014 11:55:34 PM

Im Tiffany almost 30. Im an emotional eater & have a hard time with exercising. I would like to find a support group that would help keep me accountable. Any takers? Oh yeah I'm getting married 11/11/15 and have 100 lbs to loose. I like running....  Read more

I am an Emotional Eater
Updated 9/13/2014 7:29:38 AM

Over the past 9 months, I have been caring for my mother who has stage IV lung cancer. I have gained just shy of 40 pounds. One day Mom fell. I called the for help to get her up and while we were waiting for the fire dept to arrive, I stood there...  Read more

Emotional roller coaster stress relief
Updated 7/22/2014 9:21:03 AM

Hello, First time posting. I simply need to get this off my shoulders. I'm trying to get back onto program. Within the past two/three weeks I've slowly fallen off. My first mental stress is setting my thoughts straight. :) Secondly, after...  Read more

Beating the stress/emotional eating habit....
Updated 7/7/2014 5:29:14 AM

Hi all, One of my biggest weaknesses is boredom snacking (OK, sometimes binging) in the evenings. I also like to reward myself with special junk food treats or often feel like I deserve a double dessert after a stressful day. For those of y...  Read more

Emotional overeating
Updated 6/12/2014 9:25:45 PM

I can't overcome overeating.!!!! How did you do it?...  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 Pandora.com 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