What should I do when I’m stressed and crave sugary and salty junk food?


Well I say when you are stressed or craving things become active.  When you are active you less likely to snack on things that you should not eat.  Snacking on junk food when you are stressed or bored is a learned behavior so you need to change your learned behaviors.

When you are stressed or cravings things start to trigger those thoughts with activity.  If you learn to be active when you are stressed or have cravings sooner or later it will be as natural to be active as it is to reach for food.

Other techniques that I have found to be successful is to drink as much water as possible.  If you are craving but yet you know you should not eat simply drink water.  This will calm the craving and give your mouth that oral fixation.

Finally creating positive affirmations is very powerful.  These affirmations can be limitless but anything that elevates who you are and how you do not need the food you are craving can help.  Use all 3, change you learned behaviors and look at the results, these things are practical, realistic and healthy for your brain and mind.

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