Emotions are running high these days, and that can lead to all sorts of negative habits, especially around food. Are you eating more than usual? Or maybe so worried that you’re forgetting to eat? Stress affects our appetite in major ways, but there is a simple approach to identify and change these behaviors so you can stay healthy and less anxious while dealing with the current crisis.
Jud Brewer MD PhD (“Dr. Jud”) is an addiction psychiatrist and neuroscientist. He is the Director of Research and Innovation at Brown University’s Mindfulness Center, and associate professor of psychiatry as well as behavioral and social sciences at Brown’s School of Public Health. His work has been featured on 60 minutes, at TED.com (4th most viewed talk of 2016), and in media outlets across the world. He is the author of The Craving Mind: from cigarettes to smartphones to love, why we get hooked and how we can break bad habits (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017).
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