How to Conquer Stress Eating When a Craving Strikes

In time for your post-game recovery, we armed you with tips on how to handle overindulgence. Now, we're looking at overeating that stems from stress, instead of those one-off splurges like on Super Bowl Sunday. 

When you're feeling overwhelmed at work, emotional, or downright sad, it's easy to find yourself craving comfort food, which often leads to overeating: a whole chocolate bar instead of just a piece, a full bag of chips, or the entire pint of Ben & Jerry's, for example. 

But rather than easing stress, mindless emotional eating tends to make you feel even less in control than you were before the binge. 

If you tend to turn to food when under pressure, keep reading for eight strategies to conquer cravings and set yourself up for future success.