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Do your eating habits feel out of control at present? If so, take comfort in the fact that it's a common response to being under stress.
Turning to food can give us a sense of control when the world around us feels completely unpredictable, and certain sweets and high-carb foods can trigger the release of feel-good hormones that make us feel better -- at least for a short while.
However, if the way you're eating is now causing you stress, rather than relieving it, try these 4 strategies:
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Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. -- Winston Churchill
If you've experienced panic attacks in the past, you'll know how scary they can be. But there are things you can do to help you deal with them if they happen.
For Stuart Semple, an ambassador for the UK's mental health charity Mind, activities like doodling, drawing and colouring in have helped him to deal with panic attacks, as he explains in this video.