1. This Time Is Different. Release Inner Dieting Voice. Embrace Growth Mindset.
You have failed at dieting before for two reasons. First, you were instructed by society that you could ‘control’ what you ate using willpower alone. This is false. Second, you blamed yourself when you ‘gave in’ and developed a Dieting Inner Voice that keeps you stuck in binge eating patterns. It’s time to forgive yourself and embrace eating as a skill you can and must learn. Now that you are doing things differently you can finally expect to succeed long-term.
2. Habits > Willpower. You Habitually Binge Eat For Good Reasons. Do You Really Know Why? Know Your Emotional Needs.
You have failed at dieting before for two reasons. First, you were instructed by society that you could ‘control’ what you ate using willpower alone. This is false. Second, you blamed yourself when you ‘gave in’ and developed a Dieting Inner Voice that keeps you stuck. It’s time to forgive yourself and embrace eating as a skill you can and must learn. Now that you are doing things differently you can finally expect to succeed long-term.
3. Learn Your Body’s Language. Master Eating Skills. Hunger and Fullness Are Skills You Can Learn. You Can Learn To Trust Your Body If You Actually Listen To Your Body.
You have within you a glorious ability to be normal around food. How Do I Stop Overeating is a question where the answer is within you! Just to eat the right amount and no more. You have the birthright to enjoy food and have a peaceful relationship with food. But you must do two things. First you must your body has a language. You can learn this language just like you can a foreign language. So you can practice eating skills just like you would to become fluent in another language. You can understand what your body needs and learn to heal yourself.
4. Start Off With Flexible Meal Plan. No Calorie Counting. No Perfectionism. Realize Food Is Nourishment. You Need To Fuel Your Body. What Feels Good To You?
In beginning eating is like riding a bike. You are going to lean left and right before you find your balance. Now in the beginning we give you training wheels. Yet, we are gentle. We don’t screw the training wheels on too tightly. For nutrition this means in the beginning you have a flexible eating schedule. Here’s all you need to know: 3-4x per day. Eat every 3-5 hours. Just eat 2-3 food groups per meal. Eat unprocessed. That’s it, simple! This gives you some structure without becoming too complex. You’ll be amazed at how much your binge eating decreases with just this simple fix.
5. Let Go Of Food Rules. Food Should Give You Zero Emotional Reaction No Matter What You Eat. You Are Free To Eat Anything! This Sounds Scary But You Will Be Safe
Unconditional Eating is intuitive eating principle 3 and totally safe as long as you are 1) eating a few meals a deal with balanced food groups and 2) taking better care of your emotional needs and 3) learning from your ‘How Do I Stop Overeating Mistakes’ with compassion. Trust me, you don’t have to worry. This Unconditional Eating is truly what will set you free! If you can promise to eat a few meals per day and take a few breaks during the day to pause, check-in with yourself, and take care of yourself you’ll be fine. The only other thing is speaking to yourself compassionately. You can do this!!!!!
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