10 Easy Ways to Put a Stop to Emotional Eating

woman under covers eating cakeWe joke about curling up on the couch with a pint of ice cream after a bad day or drowning our sorrows in an entire plate of cheese fries, but there's more truth here than we'd all like to admit. Emotional eating is real, and for some women, a real problem.

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Not only does it cause you to pack on the pounds, but you're sidelining  the emotions -- think: stress, anger, fear -- that are driving you to reach for (and finish off) that box of taquitos in the first place.

Here, 10 surprisingly easy and satisfying ways you can soothe yourself in the here and now -- no fridge-opening necessary.

 

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