16 minutes | Oct 12, 2021

Emotional Eating and Difficult Feelings

Difficult feelings and situations are a part of life. They’re a common reason that smart, busy women overeat, and they are often the things that throw a wrench into the best-laid intentions to make changes in how you eat or think about food.What do you do with a feeling when you don’t know what to do (but you don’t want to eat everything in sight)? That’s the topic of this episode.The go-to solutions when you’re busy or overwhelmed tend to be numbing out, avoiding, or powering through - and no surprise - they don’t work. At least for long.Resolving to “not give in to emotional eating” isn’t a viable solution either - because not doing something, is not a strategy.Try “not thinking about pink elephants” for a moment. How’d that work out?Tune in to this episode where I’m covering ten things you can do with a feeling. Ten things you can really do. There’s even a free cheat sheet!If you are finding value in this podcast, please take 30 seconds to subscribe and leave a review. It makes all the difference in my ability to share this information!What you’ll learn from this episode:The mindset mistake that contributes to emotional eating when things get difficult or life throws you unexpected challengesWhy focusing on NOT eating may lead you to eat moreWhat to do with a difficult feeling when you don’t know what to do with it and don’t want to resort to emotional eatingHow to feel effective, and even powerful, even when you can’t change a difficult situation or feelingFeatured on the show:Download a cheat sheet of the strategies covered in this episode: https://toomuchonherplate.com/emotional-eating-and-difficult-feelings-tmohp-005/Learn more about the complete framework for creating freedom from emotional eating and get an introduction to the Your Missing Peace program in my free on-demand Master Class. https://toomuchonherplate.com/registration-page/Take the free Hidden Hungers Quiz and find out what’s driving your overeating.Visit https://toomuchonherplate.com for more tips and resources to create peace with food and overcome overeating and emotional eating
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