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How do you manage your feelings?

#1
Hi guys

I'm working on the Weight Watchers "Manage Your Feelings" habit and I'm curious as to how other people manage their feelings-it'd be good to see everyone's elses suggestions :)

The ways I manage mine are mindfulness, going for a walk or doing intensive exercise, herbal tea, hot water bottle in bed and early night, reading a book
 
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-Tally-

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#2
I'm struggling with this at the moment. Recently out of a relationship that was bad for me but am struggling being by myself and thoughts keep turning to food. Whether that's me looking for comfort or a boredom relief I'm not sure. I'm not acting on those feelings but not really sure what to do with them...I guess any change takes a while to get used to so am trying not to be so hard on myself. Tough though.
 
#3
Yes, this is definitely the most challenging of the Weight Watchers habits for me to master but we will get there all the same!:)

I have asked myself what causes me to overeat and for me, anyways, it usually boils down to a need not being met in another area of my life and then overeating to in some way compensate for it. It's made me a lot more compassionate towards myself. I find that now I'm not overeating, I *really* feel my feelings again. In a way, it's great but in another, it's irritating! Of course, I know that overall, it's a definite step in the right direction and that I would be a robot without some feeling. I have felt numb/indifferent before and that is definitely worse, so its a win-win situation when I put it in perspective. Lol I feel much better about this now actually as I'm writing this down, it's just a bit scary initially but I can handle it.

You're doing amazingly well on your weight loss btw so you definitely deserve a big pat on the back! :) I'm sure you'll get to goal soon!
 


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