Question: I am stressed about have eaten so much over Thanksgiving. The worst of it is that I can't seem to get myself in balance again. I feel like I will keep eating into oblivion. Is there any way to stop this?
I know what that feels like! Whether it is the biology or psychology of eating...it sometimes takes a lot to calm down, pay attention to ourselves--INSIDE-- to differentiate between body hunger and psyche hunger. Luckily, many people have considered this problem of how to deal with food over the holidays and there are several things you can do to prepare yourself for "holiday food" intake. Part of our emotional health comes from knowing how to return to that balanced place inside after we've stepped over our own food boundaries. Next time, try a few of these suggestions: