As a mom, I’m ultra-aware that I’m the example my children look to when it comes to their view of food and healthy eating. Understanding the science of how our brain works and why we crave unhealthy foods is half the battle!
In this fascinating interview, EFT expert Brittany Watkins shares how she ditched her unhealthy emotional eating habits and retrained her brain so she could make better food choices without a struggle.
Episode Highlights on Emotional Eating
- The difference between cravings and emotional eating
- Where these issues often originate and how to determine yours
- Why willpower almost never works, at least over the long term
- How childhood experiences likely influence your eating habits as an adult
- The science of tapping and how it changes our brains
- Why we crave certain foods at certain times
- The real reason people are more likely to gain weight over the holidays
- And more!
Resources We Mention
More From Wellness Mama
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- 87: How to Stop Emotional Eating (From a Nutritionist Who Lost 100 Pounds!)
- 84: How to Use Ancient Spices to Make Weight Loss Easier
- 72: How to Turn Off Cravings and Rewire Your Appetite with Robb Wolf
- 45: How to Lose Weight With Thyroid Problems
- EFT: How Tapping & Emotional Freedom Technique Work
- How to Lose Weight Fast
- On Women & Weight: A Manifesto
- 7 Ways to Stop Sugar Cravings
Is emotional eating a struggle for you? What has helped? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let us know. We value knowing what you think and this helps other moms find the podcast as well.
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