Do you ever eat to make yourself better – especially when you feel stressed or unhappy? Emotional eating is pretty common, and it’s safe to say that most of us have tapped into the comforting effects of food from time to time. But if emotional eating is the only way to cope with stress and negative emotions, it can become an unhealthy pattern that’s hard to break. But there are gentle ways to overcome this habit.
As we get older, we might put less and less value on our social life. After all, serious relationships, children, career and other adult responsibilities start to take over. But research is sounding the alarm to the health risks associated with loneliness, suggesting that being socially active is just as vital to your health as being physically active.