http://tunedinwellness.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/tiw_logo_horizontal_web.png

 
Apr
3

Anxiety and Cravings

Categories: Anxiety, Cravings, Embrace You, Emotion, Food Freedom, Healing, Self Care, Stress, and Sugar.
Format: Aside.
I was driving today and thinking about the link between anxiety and cravings and wondered, what comes first: the craving or the anxiety? Does the anxiety trigger the cravings or do the cravings trigger the anxiety? I was thinking this out loud and my 16 year old son said “Obviously the anxiety comes first or otherwise why would people stress eat?”, he’s so smart I used to get a LOT of anxiety, I still do, I’m not gonna lie. And I used to deal with my anxiety by eating. Usually it would be sweets, or a drive thru Starbucks for