Feelings are important because they drive our actions, and inevitably our results. When a negative or uncomfortable feeling arises, it is common for people to manage these feelings with food. Food acts as a distraction and and buffers negative feelings by releasing dopamine, which is a feel-good hormone. Learning how to manage these feelings without food is a key component to living a naturally healthy life free from diabetes and other weight-related diseases. During the podcast, I discuss feelings and strategies for managing them without food.