I'm horrible for eating because I'm bored, mostly at night. What I do when I get that craving for sweets or my favourite food in the evening is grab a big glass of water, turn on my favourite song and do something! Sometimes I do crunches, stretch or just plain dance like nobody is watching! I get so caught up in what I'm doing that I forgot I wanted food, plus I can feel good about burning a few extra calories :)
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Staying busy is a good way to stop boredom eating. When you are cleaning out your closets or organizing your christmas decorations, you arent thinking about food. At the end of the day, you've been active, avoided boredom eating and have a visible accomplishment104
Get all of the unhealthy food out of your house, and don't let anyone bring it in. Portion control is so much harder when the rest of your favourite chocolate bar is right there. Treats are great, but save them for when you're eating away from home and can give the rest of something to a friend or co-worker. If all you have in the house is healthy food, your boredom eating will stop ruining your diet.
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