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How To Get Over Emotional Eating Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Get Over Emotional Eating.

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

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

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

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

Is Weight-Loss Hurting Your Relationship?

Weight loss is tricky business, especially when you're in a relationship. After all, many people fall in love because they share common interests, such as watching the same sitcoms every Thursday night, going out for rich Italian food or playing...  Read more

It says my least amount of calories I should eat i
Updated 9/25/2016 11:18:31 PM

It says my least amount of calories I should eat is 1200. That seems like a lot for someone trying to loose weight. I was thinking I should eat 900. Like 300 for each meal....  Read more

Having trouble eating 1200 calories and loosing we
Updated 9/27/2016 11:02:40 PM

Having trouble eating 1200 calories and loosing weight.. i eat cean but just stay full off f 900 calories or less I weigh 130 and would like to be 115.. I go to the gym an hour a day before work but no progress (2weeks) .. help...  Read more

I have a gear fit that I use as my tracker. It gets the job done, however, I wish it worked like fit
Updated 9/25/2016 9:15:05 PM

I have a gear fit that I use as my tracker. It gets the job done, however, I wish it worked like fitbit where I could do challenges with people. Does anyone know of any apps that might work as an alternate so that I could team up with others? Thanks!...  Read more

I have a hard time eating right on the weekends an
Updated 9/25/2016 8:58:35 PM

I have a hard time eating right on the weekends and not tracking my food. I did do much better at tracking even though I didn't eat all that great. It's the small steps right? Back to eating better tomorrow...  Read more

Just getting started and want to lose 40lbs...but
Updated 9/25/2016 8:48:14 PM

Just getting started and want to lose 40lbs...but most of all I just want to love myself again ...or for the first time ever ? I don't know ...but I just want to like me for me #firstpost...  Read more

Thinking away emoyional eating binge...

I am an emotional eater. I'm discovering that when I have an immediate urge to eat junk food or sweets..not out of hunger but emotional driven desire to stuff my emotions down...if I take a moment and ask myself why....and ask myself what is botherin...  Read more

Play the Glad Game

Remember that staying positive can be the best help for you on this journey to better health. Playing "the glad game" is one way that I stay positive. When I find myself getting down or depressed, I remind myself of all the things that I am GLAD abo...  Read more


A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  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

How to Prioritize Yourself AND Be More Effective in Your Life

By Melissa McCreery, PhD, ACC Learning to prioritize yourself and to claim time for your goals is critical for long term success with health and weight loss. Staying on track, finding the time, and maintaining motivation can be major challenges...  Read more

Day 51 What is Emotional Eating?

100 Days of Weight Loss - emotional eating - anytime you reach for food when you aren't physically hungry or needing nutrition. It is a reaction to something that went wrong or a negative feeling about something or someone. You eat to make yourself f...  Read more

Trying to avoid emotional eating after stressful morning

Struggling to get through this day without letting my emotions get away with me. I struggle at times not to head for the junk food when I get very stressed. Today is definitely one of those days. Got up, had a great workout, then checked my bank acco...  Read more