So it's no wonder that most of us have used comfort foods to soothe uncomfortable emotions at some point. I mean, it works . . . temporarily. Personally I've eaten away sadness, anger, boredom, anxiety, you name it. And yeah, it helped me to escape my awareness of that feeling . . . temporarily.
October has come and gone, but the holiday season is upon up whether we are ready or not. It's easy to become overwhelmed with a to-do list that grows as quickly as your kids, far-away relatives asking when you'll visit, gift-giving pressures, etc. When that happens, the "happy holidays" are at risk of feeling not so happy at all.