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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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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