The holiday season is on the way, winter and cold weather are just around the corner, are you concerned about extra weight does it seem difficult to loose despite trying all kind of quick fix cures and miracle diets, if the answer is yes you may be dreading tempting less than healthy holiday fare, but dont despair you really can stop comfort eating and overeating for good, the answer is in your mind and your emotions, and it wont cost you a cent.
One of the first ways to stop comfort eating and overeating is to use this simple Self-Healing tool, each and every day take a moment and tell yourself firmly and clearly in your mind I love myself completely without condition. Your goal is to be able to say these words easily, mean them totally, and to feel comfortable even joyful about them. Until you have reached that point understand that you have some inner healing and processing to do with and for yourself.
Not loving ourselves completely without condition is the root cause of a wide range of pains and problems including poor health, accepting poor even abusive relationships, overeating, lack of abundance in our lives, and much more.
As you repeat the words I love myself completely without condition every day thoughts and feeling will come to the surface that tell you this is not true for example, I dont deserve, I am not good enough I should/could do more, these are all common objections lodged in our minds emotions and beings. The great news is we are not stuck we dont have to accept this negative programming any longer, we can heal ourselves we each have the capability.
How to move on, Sit down with a pen and paper lets start to deal with all the objections to why you should not love yourself completely without condition, ask yourself Who said that you are not good enough? When was the first time you felt that way? How old were you then? Who made or led you to believe that you are not good enough? Use questions like these to trace the root causes of your poor feelings about yourself and then choose not to see things in these ways again.Find something positive in all negatives there is always something, always another perspective that you can choose to have.
Decide that you will find your own answers with ease, take as much time as you like to do so, days even weeks., To deal with these issues is not just important its vital to your physical mental and emotional health balance and well being.
Nowadays more and more people are starting to realize that life isnt something that just happens to us we are in fact creating it ourselves from the inside of our selves, and much of our miserable unhappy life experiences are created by us because we have poor thoughts and feelings about ourselves. Thoughts and emotions create reality, science and physics can prove this now, watch the film What the bleep do we know about life it will put into perspective what I am saying and is guaranteed to be at the very least thought provoking and inspiring.
Back to our original question, Why do we comfort eat and overeat? Answers include to feel safe and to feel full. Have you noticed that when we comfort eat or overeat we tend to go for sweet tasting or bulky foods why? The answer is because we desperately want to feel full,, we eat sweet things because we either are not attracting, creating, or accepting enough sweet things into our lives.
When we comfort eat or overeat we are literally emotionally starving, or suppressing our own expression of ourselves in someway, usually because we are afraid of being judged or not loved.
Even for people who have been stuck in these patterns for many years the good news is we can stop overeating and comfort eating and as a result shed excess weight easily and naturally. To begin the process make a commitment to yourself now that you will stop using food to comfort yourself. Stop relying on other people to make you happy and avoid then being devastated when they dont. Start today taking care of and loving yourself. Start using other ways to comfort yourself when you need comfort. The very next time you are about to overeat or comfort eat STOP instead try any or all of the following simple self -healing tools they work.
Exercise. Think of something wonderful, amazing, or sweet that you did or that happened to you, perhaps someone gave you, or something, that you achieved, saw or felt. Now hold that thought, that memory, and allow yourself to really feel all of the good feelings that this brings to you.
Open your mouth wide, breathe those good feelings all through your body, like there is a never ending source of them, fill yourself up with them, this is like having a wonderful fantastic meal except that you are breathing sustenance vs. eating it and its not fattening and guess what way more fulfilling.
You can follow on with this exercise in a perhaps unusual way by writing list of as many as you can think of wow moments in your life, then the next time you feel starving and want to comfort eat, instead of choosing between coffee, donuts potato chips or chocolate you can select a great memory from your list instead and breath all through your body the great feelings that memory brings, you could call this your good food list.
Just think feelings are vibrations as you fill yourself up with great vibrations you not only give yourself exactly what you need but when full you will be coming from and creating from in fact creating your day/reality and life from good vibrations.
For anyone who is afraid of accepting good things for fear of it wont last or will be taken away, its important to get comfortable with feeling good all or at least most of the time, the above exercise will help to do just that.
Can you believe that rubbing your chest and stomach will stop you from comfort eating its true read on. Our emotions are located in our stomach and our chest area, so whenever you are angry, stressed, upset, drained, afraid, hurt or wounded and ready to comfort eat, use the following tool its guaranteed to calm, balance and soothe putting you back in control.
Place one hand open firmly on your chest and rub firmly backwards and forwards, then around and around in circles its not important which direction you move in, keep your head up straight, open your moth and breath long slow deep breathes from the bottom of your stomach, after a few minutes do exactly the same with your other hand on your stomach, you can if you wish rub both places firmly at the same time, soon you will feel much better, for an extra benefit say firmly in your mind three or four times, I am letting go easily of everything I no longer needThis affirmation will take effect quickly on all levels.
Dont forget that you always have a choice you can take control of your life and well being, the self healing tools are there to use, you have the power to love and comfort yourself, you never need to use food in an abusive way again.Remember then food is in our lives to eat to live and also of course to enjoy but not for comforting ourselves with
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