—what is it?

Eating is not always done to satisfy our hunger. Many of us eat our comfort food to relieve ourselves from stress. This is called “emotional eating”.

Negative feelings trigger a feeling of void or emptiness in the stomach. Consuming food during such situations will tend to make them feel full.

Other Causes

Stress Boredom Social setting Habits from childhood

Finding ways to handle stress Taking a break Practising mindfulness Relaxing and Self-talk.

Find more about the emotional triggers and ways to deal with them from the blog.