Many of us can remember a time—perhaps that time is even this very moment—when we turned to food because we were angry, enraged, or holding onto other highly negative feelings. For many of us, anger is an emotion we live with every day, a cloak behind which we hide and seethe.
While you are longing for that weight to be lifted from your body, your mind, and your very soul, you may be burying your anger with food. What do you eat when you are angry? What types of foods are you drawn to in an attempt to cool the fires that rage on within you, suppress the desire to strike out with hateful words, or eliminate the tightness that grips and paralyzes you?