How to Curb Emotional Eating & Have a Happier Visit With Your Family

Are you traveling to see your family soon? Visiting family fills some people with a sense of excitement. For others, it brings up concern or even dread.

Do you ever feel off-center after spending a few days with a difficult family member? It’s almost as though your good habits fall away – you start eating emotionally, stop exercising and get sucked into the same old patterns you thought you left behind. It’s as though nothing has changed.

Your best efforts to connect with family and take care of yourself fall flat on the floor. Before you know it, you feel off-balance, maybe even miserable. Even after you return home, days go by before you begin feel like yourself again.

So how do you make it through a holiday visit without losing your center or falling back into your own destructive habits?Continue reading