Today I interview health coach Jessica Romrell about emotional eating, which she defines as ‘using food to cope with or escape an emotion’



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*Stupid Idea of The Week*

…is the concept of being ‘too emotional’. This is a nonsense, and is expressing something subtly distinct. Find out what that is…


*Main section*

Emotional eating is not about the food. Let’s get under the bonnet of this issue and go deeper.

We discuss

  • The problem with willpower
  • What stress cycles are and how they impact emotional eating
  • Deconstructing and neutralising the shame around this issue
  • The two types of coping that Jessica recommends
  • What true self care is (clue: it’s not taking a hot bath!)
  • What habit stacking is and why it’s important



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