28. Emotional eating – If this is a problem, find a way to cope with the negative emotions that are driving these eating habits. Tip 16, find a support system that you can trust for emotional help. You can also, spend some time in prayer until the urge subsides, you can go for a walk, run, or workout. Dopamine (the feel-good hormone), is released when you eat. What happened is, instead of dealing with the issue at hand, people eat and get the dopamine hit thus they feel better emotionally. So if your feeling those emotions, instead of reaching for Ice Cream, Pizza or alcohol, contact your support systems, spend time in prayer, go for that walk, workout, find a different way to deal with those emotions that drive you to eat.