Episode #8: Emotional Eating

Updated: Dec 3, 2020


Weight Loss for Food-Lovers with Molly Zemek

Episode- Emotional Eating



Summary

The topic of this episode of the Weight Loss for Food-Lovers podcast is emotional eating. Speaking from her own experience, Molly explains that even people who don’t identify as emotional eaters likely use food as a way of masking or suppressing emotions whether they realize it or not. This connection between food and emotions is engrained in us from day one when we, as infants, began receiving nutrition and emotional fulfillment simultaneously and if we have never been taught how to handle our emotional life as adolescents and adults, we are likely reverting back to our natural instincts.

Molly walks listeners through a simple process for getting in touch with how you really feel and weakening the connection between food and emotions that could be negatively impacting you on a daily basis:

1. Practice allowing urges and give your emotions an opportunity to come to the forefront