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Weight Coaching | October 19, 2021  | by  Shari Broder | 1 COMMENT
Out of Your Skull–How to Stop Boredom Eating: Weight Loss for Foodies Podcast

Do you eat because you're bored? 

The kind of bored where you have lots to do but don’t want to do it? 

Or that kind of boredom that feels like something is missing in your life?

I recently asked my fantastic Facebook group, Ditch the Diet Tribe, which emotions caused them to want to eat when they weren’t hungry.  

Two out of three responses were BOREDOM. 

Although psychologists and philosophers have come up with all kinds of causes for boredom, I’m concerned here with boredom that has you running to the  kitchen for something “interesting” – FOOD!

There are three main types of boredom that cause people to eat:

  1. When you feel like you have nothing to do 
  2. When you have something you must do but don’t want to do it right now
  3. When you feel like something is missing in your life.

This response summed up the second type well: 

  • Sometimes when I am working on something that I don't really want to be doing… usually because I am overwhelmed and don't know where to start… I find myself in the pantry or fridge. Probably trying to avoid the uncomfortable feeling. The struggle is real!

As we have more and more stimulation, we’re more inclined to be bored. We want constant stimulation. When we set the bar that high, we’re bound to feel bored more easily. 

Tune in below and learn how to manage that boredom so you don’t eat to avoid feeling it!

If you’re ready to stop all emotional eating, check out my free video masterclass, Kick the Emotional Eating Habit for Good and Lose the Weight at the link below.


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About the author 

Shari Broder

I'm passionate about helping foodies ditch dieting and lose the weight for good. I can help you discover what is really causing your weight issues (it isn't that you love food!), and teach you how to stop obsessing about food and make peace with food and eating. I love teaching women how to get off the diet hamster wheel and learn to eat consciously, stop emotional eating and enjoy the foods they love while permanently losing their desire to overeat.

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Meet Shari

I am passionate about helping women lose weight without dieting by teaching them how to trust their inner wisdom and make peace with food and eating.  I love teaching women how to get off the diet hamster wheel by learning how to eat consciously, stop emotional eating and enjoy foods they love while losing their desire to overeat along with their excess weight.
Contact me at lifecoach@sharibroder.com