Overwhelming emotions can trigger bingeing, which is why learning to cope with your emotions is key to getting better. Remember that your emotions provide you with valuable information about yourself and your needs. Helpful coping strategies include: deep breathing, meditating, journaling about your emotions and talking to someone you trust.
Check out these resources:
- Darlene Mininni’s The Emotional Toolkit
- Beth Jacobs’s Writing for Emotional Balance
- Susan Albers’s 50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food