HEALTHY LIFE

6 Effective Strategies to Control Your Appetite

6/ Identifying Your Triggers is Key.

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How many times have you absentmindedly noshed on too many chips or chocolate during a
stressful day? How many times have you opened the fridge when you are bored and lonely? In
these cases, you are definitely eating just to escape, number or change your feelings “, says
psychologist Susan Albers, PsyD. So, you should pay attention to your personal triggers and deal
with them in a healthy way. There are other strategies you can use when you’re feeling
bad, anxious, sad, or lonely, it’s all about replacing eating with healthy alternatives and new habits
which are good for your mental and physical health. For instance, you can move your body
by running or practicing your favorite sport. If you are depressed or lonely, call someone
who makes you happy and relaxed or play with your pets. If you’re bored, read a book or a novel, watch a comedy show, or go for a walk. It’s crucial to keep doing these new activities when
you go through bad experiences until they become your natural healthier habits instead of
running towards the fridge or towards the market to get chocolate and chips.

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