When you find yourself feeling emotional or unsettled, do you tend to reach for food? If that’s the case, you are not alone and it is a very natural way to soothe! In fact, it was our first experience of soothing when we were infants. And while reaching for food to soothe is rather natural, it can also become a problematic way of coping when it is done too much or when it is done to avoid addressing real issues in your life.
Watch this interview with Dalit Szkolnik to learn other ways to soothe that don't involve food. We will discuss using the DBT Skills of Self-Soothing through the Senses and also a bit of Opposite Action to soothe yourself and balance emotions.
To learn more about Dalit, find her information in the About page on jonesmindfulliving.com. She's amazing and you'll find a link to be able to work with her.