If you’re an emotional eater, it may be because you haven’t learned a better, healthier way to manage your emotions.
Were you taught to suppress your emotions from an early age? Many people ultimately spend years in therapy undoing the damage from suppressing their emotions!
Do you suppress your emotions, then feel bad about yourself BECAUSE you have these normal emotions?
The reality is that our emotions are our body’s way of giving us important information. As noted author of The Language of Emotions, Karla McLaren, explains, “Emotions are millions of years older than spoken language, and simply put, they’re smarter than words, they’re deeper than any technique, and they can help you in ways you cannot imagine.”
The messages from our emotions are much more reliable than the ones we get from our brain.
Listen to this week’s podcast (below or wherever you listen to podcasts) to learn about how emotional intelligence can not only help you be more successful in losing weight and keeping it off, but also in life! And how to cultivate more of it.
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