I’m going to come right out and say it: Sometimes, emotional eating gets a bad rap.
Emotions are an inherent part of life. Some of us (*ahem* me) are more emotional than the average person, but we all experience emotions...and we all experience all emotions at some point or another. At times, we can feel ruled by our emotions. At others, we can seem like we are void of emotion altogether. Regardless, learning how to read our own emotions, understand what they are trying to tell us, and then choosing our response (versus simply reacting) is a powerful way to both acknowledge and address our emotional lives. Of course, this is far easier said than done.Read More