Do you have difficulty dealing with the urge to eat when you aren’t hungry?
Are you in the habit of using food as a pacifier when you aren’t hungry?
Do you think the feeling of food in your mouth is comforting?
Do you like to snack while watching TV after dinner?
There’s no problem with food being comforting. The problem is eating when you aren’t hungry.
When you eat when you aren’t hungry, your body stores that energy as fat. That’s how you gain weight.
How attached are you to your comfort eating habit?
Does the thought of not mindlessly munching after work or after dinner disturb you? Make you feel uneasy?
Learn why consistently eating in response to this urge isn’t really a reward for working hard all day or having to deal with the kids. It isn’t a good choice for self-care either.
Listen to learn what these urges really are and what you can do to deal with them in a way that is healthy and will help you lose weight and keep it off.