Failure is always disheartening. And when you feel like you're facing one failure after another, it gets overwhelming. Maybe you’ve been trying to stop binge eating after work, or spend more time reading, or cook more and eat out less. No matter what the source or cause, believing that you are a failure erodes your self-confidence and increases the likelihood of indulging in unhealthy stress behaviors.
As a new business owner and a recovering emotional eater, I speak from experience. So, what can you do to get out of that disempowered mindset and back to a perspective that allows you to move forward? Here are five things to do when you’re overwhelmed by failure.