It's important to point out: We all eat emotionally.
Humans are emotional beings and it would be impossible to never eat emotionally.
Emotional eating is not always a bad thing and in fact, I tend to believe it's actually a good thing.
When we eat emotionally, it is usually a sign that something in our life is either missing or needs some attention. People often use food as coping mechanism for dealing with life's challenges which isn't always the best, but it definitely could be worse.
Although everyone may eat emotionally at times, there are also the people who eat emotionally most of the time. I used to fall in this category until I became aware that I was actually eating emotionally. Once I was aware of how I was eating, I began using some strategies and techniques I had learned to start eating more mindfully and intuitively.
So, do you think you are mostly an emotional eater? Here are 10 signs you're an emotional eater: