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Stopping Emotional Eating Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stopping Emotional Eating.

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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

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

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

It is my bday in three months and I am planning to lose 25lbs by then. Clean eating, regular exercis
Updated 8/23/2016 4:48:26 PM

It is my bday in three months and I am planning to lose 25lbs by then. Clean eating, regular exercising is the ultimate goal. A healthy life will be my bday gift to myself! #motivation...  Read more

Anyone else ever have a bad day, and want to eat a
Updated 8/23/2016 5:08:16 PM

Anyone else ever have a bad day, and want to eat a whole bag of chips or a whole pizza? I'm not going to do it, but I REALLY want to....  Read more

I know they say distracted eating is bad, but if I
Updated 8/23/2016 2:07:23 PM

I know they say distracted eating is bad, but if I'm scrolling through the chat while I eat I eat so much slower and don't over eat....  Read more

No gym today I'm working at home to finish my stop
Updated 8/23/2016 12:44:27 PM

No gym today I'm working at home to finish my stop......  Read more

No gym today I'm working at home to finish my stop
Updated 8/23/2016 12:44:27 PM

No gym today I'm working at home to finish my stop......  Read more

Is it Real Hunger?

Next time you crave something, stop and ask yourself: Is it real hunger or is it emotional hunger?? If you haven't eaten in 3 or 4 hours, it's probably hunger, but if you are stressed, upset, even happy about something--it's probably emotional hunger...  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

7 Healthy Holiday Tips from Dr. Oz

We recently sat in on a conference call with health expert Dr. Mehmet Oz, who shared with us some great tips on staying healthy throughout the holiday season. "The stress in holidays a lot more sophisticated and complex, with visiting relatives… and...  Read more

The Miracle Question about stopping emotional eating

from SP Coach Dean Anderson Solution-Focused Approach to Weight Loss Ask the Right Questions, Find the Right Answers 2. Activate your imagination with the Miracle Question. The Miracle Question is a great way to help yourself focus on...  Read more

Tiny Step for Stopping Emotional Eating!

Last night was tough, my 13 yo son was being 13 and I felt the urge to eat HARD! I grabbed my water bottle instead-it was ok. Definitely not as satisfying as something salty and crunchy. I then tried just slowing down my thinking a bit. This...  Read more