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Are You an Emotional Eater? 8 Signs to Find Out Now.

Are You an Emotional Eater? 8 Signs to Find Out Now.

Are you an emotional eater? I know I was. Whenever I felt stressed out, overwhelmed, exhausted, or even sad, I would reach for food unconsciously to soothe myself. It wasn’t until I offered my first Trim-Life class that I realized I needed this program for myself. What I realized is that emotional and physical hunger can feel identical, unless you’ve learned to identify their distinguishing characteristics. The next time you feel voraciously hungry, look for these signals that your appetite may be based on emotions rather than true physical need. This awareness may head off an emotional eating episode. Here Are 8 Signs You May Be An Emotional Eater 1. It is sudden. One minute you’re not thinking about food, the next minute you’re starving. Your hungers goes from 0-60 within a short period of time. 2. It is for a specific food. Your cravings are for one specific type of food, such as chocolate, pasta or a cheeseburger. With emotional eating, you feel you need to eat that particular food. No substitute will do! 3. It is “above the neck”. An emotionally based craving begins in the mouth and mind. Your mouth wants to taste the pizza or chocolate doughnut. Your mind whirls with the thought about your desired food. 4. It is urgent. Emotional hunger urges you to eat NOW to instantly ease emotional pain with food. 5. It is paired with an upsetting emotion. Your boss yelled at you. Your child is in trouble at school. Your spouse is in a bad mood. Emotional hunger occurs in conjunction with an upsetting situation. 6. It involves automatic or absent-minded eating. Emotional eating can feel...

Healing with Hypnosis: Weight Release

During the holiday season, we tend to emotionally eat more than any other time of the year. Healing these old patterns is a gift you can give to yourself this New Year! Change your patterns and you change your life. If your ready to release unwanted weight, eliminate your most intense cravings, and end emotional eating once and for all then please join me for Trim-Life: A 6-Week Weight Release Program. My next online class begins on December...