Emotions and Obesity

Posted on February 16, 2018

Stress and emotions are an intrusive part of life when living with obesity. People who are obese often experience feelings of sadness, anxiety, or stress which may lead to eating more than usual, making it harder to lose weight. It's a repetitive cycle sometimes! Learning to manage stress and beat the emotional eating cycle becomes paramount.

On MyObesityTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with obesity, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Emotions are one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about emotions:

Here are conversations that have taken place about emotions:

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyObesityTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Since my kids are grown and moved out. I am alone all the time. Food is sometimes my friend and comfort. I have to learn to go out and do things to not… read more

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