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Day 68 - Guilt is not an emotion
Friday, August 24, 2018      7 comments

The next time you feel guilty about something, ask yourself, "If I wasn't feeling guilty, what would I be feeling?" 1. Write down some times when yo... Read more
Day 67 - Let it go
Thursday, August 23, 2018      8 comments

Recognize areas where you are holding a hot coal, and make a conscious decision to let go of it. Work on healing your heart, and you'll probably find tha... Read more
Day 66 - Kicking kettles
Wednesday, August 22, 2018      7 comments

During times when we're hurting or feeling weak and vulnerable, it's easy to think that eating will fix the problem. But instead of reaching for ice crea... Read more
Day 65 - Showing emotions
Tuesday, August 21, 2018      7 comments

Changing the way you show feelings doesn't have to be traumatic. You can start gradually, as I did, by expressing your emotions on a limited basis.... Read more
Day 64 - Courage to feel (my story)
Monday, August 20, 2018      11 comments

For today's lesson, instead of answering the three questions, I'm sharing a longer version of my personal story about emotional eating. It's not eas... Read more
Day 63 - What do I feel?
Sunday, August 19, 2018      4 comments

On the left side of a piece of paper, write the words, I feel, and on the right side write, because of. Choose a situation or event to explore and ... Read more
Day 62 - Revive your emotions
Saturday, August 18, 2018      2 comments

Recovering your feelings doesn’t mean you have to start pounding your fists and screaming. You simply need to move out of the neutral zone and rebuild yo... Read more
Day 61 - The emotional box
Friday, August 17, 2018      6 comments

Facing your emotions doesn't have to destroy you. When you take your feelings out of the dark, it makes them less scary. You may discover that your... Read more
Day 60 - The gift of yourself
Thursday, August 16, 2018      4 comments

Consider letting go of fretting about yourself and your own weight-loss goals. Instead, focus on your ability to support and encourage others. Think... Read more
Day 59 - When there isn't enough
Wednesday, August 15, 2018      8 comments

There are a lot of times in life when you simply can't get enough. During these times, remember that food won't fix your empty heart. Instead, you ... Read more
Day 58 - Grieve your progress
Tuesday, August 14, 2018      5 comments

Grieving what you've left behind is a healthy part of moving forward in life. Whether you lose a bunch of weight or go through challenging times, g... Read more
Day 57 - People make me eat
Monday, August 13, 2018      10 comments

Sometimes your efforts to connect with people don’t work. Heading to the refrigerator might seem like a good solution, but food can’t make up for t... Read more
Day 56 - I'm so bored
Sunday, August 12, 2018      7 comments

Any time you are feeling bored, take a few minutes to determine what's prompting your thoughts. Then use solutions that match your specific needs i... Read more
Day 55 - Food as a reward
Saturday, August 11, 2018      4 comments

Rewarding yourself with food results in a hollow victory. In reality, you would much rather be noticed by the people you worked so hard to please. 1... Read more
Day 54 - Please comfort me
Friday, August 10, 2018      8 comments

Even if you've been an emotional eater for years, you aren't stuck with these negative patterns. As you discover new ways to cope with your emotion... Read more

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