Grow Fit Blog — anxious
We go through a range of emotions during our day and our lifetime. These emotions can lead us to make decisions based on how we are feeling at the time. Sometimes these decisions can benefit us but most times, the decisions we make while under the influence of emotions can be worse rather than better. Eating is one such decision that is made while going through an emotion. Some of us eat because of unpleasant emotions and some others eat to increase an already pleasant emotion. Some of these emotional states are: anxious, depressed, guilty, overwhelmed, empty, bored, confused, frustrated and love-struck. (Abramson, 2011)
So where does emotional eating come from?