Eating is necessary for survival but most of us also regard it as a pleasurable activity. Delicious food can rejuvenate tired feelings and nurture the body, soul, and mind. As with all things, it is possible to overdo a good thing. Whether taking a trip to the buffet after starving all day or consuming food when feeling upset, often, the source of overeating is emotional stress. Here are the top ten reasons emotional eating occurs.
Be aware of a tendency to eat when feeling bored. If you are used to feeling busy all the time, eating during a lull because you feel bored can easily occur as you are subconsciously trying to stay busy.