Secrets of Success

What Are You Really Feeling?

1SHARES

32

MEMBERS SPARKED

I am an emotional eater. However, if I stop myself before I reach for food and ask, "What am I really feeling?" The answer is seldom hunger. Usually I am bored, angry, sad, lonely, helpless, or even happy. "I deserve this" is a lie I tell myself because what I really deserve is to be healthy.

More Information:

Sometimes just naming the feeling and acknowledging it, without imposing additional guilt on myself for feeling it, is enough to help me put down the food.

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

Be the First to Add Your Comment

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.
Diet Resources: healthy foods for school | healthy school lunch ideas | healthy school meal