9 Strategies to Cope with the Urge to Overeat

9 Strategies to Cope With the Urge to OvereatConsider 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…)