If you are an emotional eater, then fears and other negative emotions tend to surface at night, so there’s more emotion to contend with. Night eating disorder further complicates the matter, because many people overeat on automatic pilot.
We can stay busy and ward off emotion during the day, but that’s not so easy at night, especially when you are more fatigued. If you think about the top 4 emotions that drive emotional eating (FLAB – frustration, loneliness, anger and boredom), these are more present at night. Continue reading