Emotional Eating with Lindsey Goldwasser

Emotional Eating with Lindsey Goldwasser
“Notice how your world can change if you come to yourself with a place of acceptance instead of judging.” - Lindsey Goldwasser

On this episode of the Plan Simple Meals Podcast, I’m so excited to talk with Lindsey Goldwasser, a holistic health advocate, wellness educator, and energy expert (because who doesn’t need more energy?).

Lindsey got into health coaching as a result of a combination of serious health issues (turns out she had a parasite) and completing yoga teacher training. She felt more grounded through mindful movement, and that led her to more mindful and clean eating. We talk about moving from emotional eating to mindful eating.

We also get into a topic that fascinates me—essential oils. I’ve talked with a number of people about essential oils, and Lindsey talks about them specifically related to emotional eating (along with other uses).

We talk about:

  • Muscle testing as a tool to figure out what you should be eating or not eating
  • Staying hydrated to help stop emotional eating
  • Getting curious about what we really want to eat
  • Bringing food that you want to eat to parties
  • Saying no and dealing with holiday parties as an introvert
  • Using essential oils to destress and fight depression


Calling all women balancing wellness, work, family and self… Learn a 15-minute daily practice and go to bed each night proud of what you got done.

    Doable Changes

    DRINK WATER. Lindsey says that making sure she is hydrated all day and the day before a party helps her avoid emotional eating. Hydrated means drinking enough water or lemon water, not a lot of juice or soda. In my family, we fill up vessels in the morning that we can drink throughout the day at home or on the go to make sure we drink enough. Lindsey suggests making a game of seeing how many cups of water you need to drink to have light yellow urine.

    SAY NO. It’s OK to say no to another event or to something that adds stress to your life. It’s OK to say no to to another glass of wine or the hosts specialty. Saying no can be hard, but it can also be a form of self-care. Lindsey suggests making this a doable change by not saying No to everything. For, example, choose between the bar and the dessert table. She also suggests asking yourself, “Do I want this?” not in a judgy way, but in a curious way. Use your answer to help guide what you say no to.

    TRY ESSENTIAL OILS. Essential oils can help calm us or energize us. And they can help us regulate emotional eating. Lindsey really broke down different kinds of emotional eating to help you choose appropriate oils for your situation.

    From Overwhelm to Ease


    Lindsey Goldwasser is a holistic health coach, wellness educator, and energy expert (in addition to your biggest cheerleader and accountability partner).  She is also a yoga/meditation instructor, Lindsey works with motivated women and men striving for more balance, more energy, and more healthy habits during everyday life struggles, as opposed to surrendering to stress and digestive issues. By coaching others through lifestyle shifts, nutritional values, and self-care tactics, Lindsey empowers her clients to take control of their health and wellness long after their work together.


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