Our senior life coach, Jacqui Cleaver, recently spoke to journalist Jane Murphy about emotional and stress eating. This great, informative article deals with the why and how of emotional eating, and is a useful resource for anyone who struggles with stress and food.
“We all cope with life’s stresses and strains in different ways. However, the concept of eating to cheer yourself up or calm yourself down will be familiar to most of us in the Western world. And the food we choose on these occasions rarely falls into the healthy category. Let’s face it: when you’re feeling the pressure, a couple of carrot batons or a handful of raisins just doesn’t seem as inviting as a Krispy Kreme doughnut, does it?”