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Tips to Stop Stress Eating

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Tips to Stop Stress Eating

If you find yourself eating more when you’re stressed out, don’t worry… you’re not alone! Many people across the globe are emotional eaters;some eat when they’re stressed, sad and frustrated,while otherseat when they’re happy and excited.


Emotional eating can cause you to gainunnecessary weight since you’re eating without even being hungry.


Now if you’re a bride, you’re bound to be stressed and emotional, and the last thing you need to worry about is emotional eating! So here are a few tips to help you control the habit:

 

  • Disconnect: And yes we mean take a break from Facebook, Twitter and E-mails! If you find yourself stressing out, turn your phone off for one hour, relax and read a book or just go out for a walk.
  • Omega 3: Other than its many health benefits, Omega 3 helps control stress hormonesand helps prevent heart disease and mood disorders.
  • Read: If you find yourself stressed, don’t head to the fridge. Instead get a good book and start reading, try to relax for 5 minutes and you will feel less stressed by 50%.
  • Dark chocolate: Dark chocolate has stress relieving properties as well as many other benefits.It can also help with your sweet cravings!
  • Proper surroundings: Have your meals in the dining room or kitchen, don’t eat in front of the TV or laptop. This will help you control your portions and enjoy your meal even more. Eat slowly and savor every bite.
  • Sleep: If you’re not getting enough sleep, you are bound to snap! 7 to 8 hours of sleep will help you stay more focused and be more tolerant.
  • Hot drinks: Any kind of hot drink will fill you up and relax you, our favorite is green tea which can help relieve stress. Craving something sweet? Add some honey to your drink.
  • Yoga or Pilates: Nothing will help you feel calmer than a class of Yoga or Pilates.