Consider the following suggestions to help you cope with the strong urges to overeat.
Give definition to your mealtime.
Set an eating schedule that suits your needs. Have a special place to eat along with a table setting so that your meal has a clear beginning and ending, instead of in front of the computer or in your car.
Give yourself positive statements while you examine your struggle to overeat: Hunger signals come and go and increase over time. Rate the intensity now and have choices for healthy food. Use self-talk like: (more…)