Stress eating has severe dangers for our physical and mental well-being.

Here are 5 ways to manage stress eating that is actually triggered by our emotions.

1. Be mindful when you feel the urge to eat
2. Recognize your emotional triggers so that you can manage them
3. Meditate, as that helps us to regulate our emotions better
4. Turn to healthier coping mechanisms such as writing, talking to a friend, or even taking a nap, and finally
5. Reach out for help if you feel that your stress eating is beyond your control.