CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Negative emotions often cause people to eat when they are bored, angry
Improving your emotional intelligence (EI) will help you make smarter food decisions, eat healthier and better manage your weight, says Dr. Albers. Too often, people have kneejerk reactions to food, mindlessly consuming calories, rather than taking a breath and consciously thinking through their options.
"I have had numerous clients tell me that when they become more mindful of their bodies and tune in closely to their emotions, not only does it help with their eating, it helps them enjoy their relationships and jobs more," says Albers, whose work has been featured in many of the nation's top media outlets, including O, the Oprah Magazine, Health, Self, Fitness, Family Circle, Natural Health, The Wall Street Journal and The Dr. Oz Show.
Dr. Albers recommends a variety of simple practices to increase mindfulness which can lead to reduced stress, better food choices and improved emotional intelligence including:
About Susan Albers, PsyD
Susan Albers is a New York Times-bestselling author and a nationally recognized psychologist who specializes in eating issues, weight loss, body image concerns and mindfulness. She is the author of "Eat.Q.," "Eating Mindfully," "50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food," "50 More Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food," "Eat, Drink, and Be Mindful," and "Mindful Eating 101." She's contributed to The Huffington Post and her work has been featured in O, the Oprah Magazine, Health, Self, Fitness, Family Circle, Natural Health, The Wall Street Journal and The Dr. Oz Show. To learn more please visit www.eatingmindfully.com.
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SOURCE Epsom Salt Council
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