So many lol,tomorow ill b back,i am pleased bcos i havnt gone mad,normaly id not stop but im full and feel it so one muffin and one largeish piece of cake is good for me,especialy wen kids chocs all over lol
emotional eating is so hard to combat for two reasons.
firstly, from birth we are encouraged to eat in order to comfort our upsets. a true life-long habit, and that has to be the hardest kind to break.
secondly, certain foods have a psychotropic effect: they have an effect on our moods and feelings. certain foods, like chocolate. It's well known that it releases endorphins, but also theobromine and caffeine - which stimulate the brain, phenylethylamine - which stimulates the nervous system and increases heart rate and blood flow. Starchy carbohydrates act as a sedative, and can even make you sleepy... and so on.
basically, it's a really tough one. if you find a way that will work for everyone, you'll make millions... but that doesn't mean you can't overcome it. and if you know *why* it's so hard, it might help you resist.