8 keys to end emotional eating
Most books about emotional eating tend to focus on how to strengthen self-restraint or how to identify what triggers it. The former can make the problem worse, while the latter may be different each time it occurs. Both approaches fail to help emotional eaters understand why they feel compelled to do something that they dont want to do in the first place. This understanding is the key to changing this behavior.Howard Farkas, who has more than two decades of professional and teaching experience as a clinicalpsychologist specializing in emotional eating, explains the underlying motive that drives the behavior: emotional eating is not a passive failure of self-control, but an active impulse to reject the control of dieting. This defiant need (3z (Bto be bad (3y (Busuallyleaves the person feeling guilty and anxious about their eating, and recommitting to their diet until the cycle repeats, and the compulsive eating recurs.
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