Episode 93: What about the Children? Helping Yourself and your Child Overcome Emotional Eating

Episode Summary

In this episode of OVERCOMING Emotional Overeating podcast, Wendi talks about childhood and adolescent emotional eating and what we can do to help them.

Episode Notes

Cause of emotional eating in children

  • Boredom
  • Anger
  • Sadness or depression
  • Parental influence
    1. Don’t use food as a reward or punishment
    2. Using food as love
    3. All feelings need to be appreciated
    4. Parents own food biases or prejudices

“Slow down, find the wisdom, heal the wound. That’s how true change begins for yourself and for our children.”

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