Comfort Cravings

How to soothe yourself without food—and how to eat healthfully and mindfully

5 Foods For a Healthier, Calmer You!

Do you nibble when you eat? Most of us do! Here are 5 scientifically studied foods that can help you be calmer and happier. Read More

Thanks for inviting me to share!

Thanks for inviting me to share Susan! I love the images you used – they make me hungry for calming foods. I'm actually sitting here drinking a delicious cup of rooibos tea and just had a snack of pumpkin seeds!

The great thing is that you can even eat like this when on the road. I just got back from a 3 day event and took these with me: rooibos teabags, roasted pumpkin seeds and some grass-fed beef jerky. I also always take cans of sardines with me too – a great source of protein and omega-3s.

I'm so glad you mentioned mindful eating which I know is your area of expertise. It’s something that I also believe is SO important!


Time to start snacking on Pumpkin Seeds!

Love it

I love pumpkin seeds too! Snack mindfully!

Great article

Love the encouragement for people to eat real food. It's so important to health, both physical and emotional. These are simple and easy suggestions to add to any nutritional plan. I'll be sharing this with my clients.

Thank you!

I am so happy you liked the article and will be sharing! Join us On Feb 1st for the Mindful Eating Chocolate Challenge. Tune in this week for details.

Good list of calming foods

I didn't know that red meat was considered calming - I've always stayed away from it because of being arthritic. But now and then I sure crave a good steak - so perhaps that is why, ha! Thanks for this list.


Thank you for sharing your though feedback! Understandable to crave a good steak now and then!

I appreciated hearing from you.


Calming Foods To Know and Eat

Great article, I never considered red meat to be in this category.
Interesting to note, thanks.

Thank you!

Thank you for your comments! So glad you enjoyed.

Meat? Really!

Wow! I was surprised to meat in this list ... and happy to see pumpkin seeds as I am a nervous snacker and I do love pumpkin seeds :)

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Susan Albers, Psy.D., is a psychologist who specializes in eating issues, weight loss, body image concerns and mindfulness. 


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