Your Food Addition is Good for Business!
Food can be used to medicate our
feelings. Its pleasure gives a predictable lift. When we feel cranky,
tired or lonely, food offers comfort. A comfort on which we can depend.
A comfort that brings peace in an emotional storm. However, the reliance
on food or any substance to feel better forms dependence.
The pleasure offered by
mood-altering drugs and food can easily become a security blanket,
insulating us from a harsh world. An emotional crutch that makes us
weaker by leaning on it. Each time we use it natural emotional responses
deteriorate, and the addict becomes emotionally dependent on the
pleasure to control mood ....
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