How to Manage Stress Eating During the Pandemic and Safer-at-Home Orders

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FOOD & DRINK, HEALTH & WELLNESS, SHONDALAND

Are you visiting your kitchen, nomming down on chips and sweets, more often as you stay safer at home? Do you stare blankly into the fridge, waiting for something to jump out at you late at night? Are you drinking more than you usually do, busting out the booze well before you usually would?

You’re not alone. The strongest foods cravings often hit when we are under stress, according to the Mayo Clinic. We also can get saddled with cravings when we’re bored. While you may not think that emotional eating — or drinking — is something you struggle with, the current pandemic may be triggering some less-than-stellar eating habits, and that’s perfectly normal. Here’s how to get a handle on any emotional eating that has come up.

Read my story over at Shondaland.

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Abigail Bassett is the Executive Editor at CNTRL MEDIA, LLC. She is also a freelance content creator and curator whose work has appeared in publications like Forbes, Fortune, Automobile, Motor Trend, Money Magazine and on CNN. Her passion is telling unique stories using a variety of media and taking the visitor places that they have never been–whether it’s into the cockpit of a rare supercar, inside an exclusive home or hotel, or behind the scenes of a fashionable event. She is also a Yoga Alliance Registered 200-hour yoga teacher. She teaches at a number of public, private, and corporate venues, around Los Angeles, CA.

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