Wow, everything I needed to hear in just one article! Great job synthesizing all the info and advice, and boiling it all down into lists. I can get my mind around lists! Thank you for your perspective, and for taking the time to put this together.
This article helped me pin point exactly why all the sudden I had this undeniable urge to go get Panda express and just binge eat. Honestly I didn't even realize I was upset. This helped me so much. So thank you!
Thank you for the sharing the great ideas. Meditation, yoga and setting the environment helps me. I listen to various Meditation and relaxing YouTube videos. The calming sounds keeps me on track and reminds me to slow down and enjoy the moments.
Have a wonderful week and look forward to your feedback, comments, suggestions on how to enjoy the moments!
Emotional eating is the one thing I don't really plan for. I plan my meals, my grocery list, my snacks but then am caught flat footed because I bump up against the urge to eat to deal with an unpleasant emotion. Last night I heard myself say," I am not hungry. " But I was upset, I wanted the feelings to change. So I ate. I need to practice other behaviors when wanting to eat when I am not hungry.
Great article, with lots of practical ideas. I find the most efficient way to handle a situation that is stressing me out is to think about what I can DO. If there's nothing I can do, then it's just worrying and that's pointless. Of course I'm not terrific about this, but I see so many people who make no effort to take action--instead they will talk and talk about problems as if they actually enjoy complaining and worrying about life situations. I try to go straight to What can I do? If nothing, or nothing at least for right now, I try to let it go. It helps me to keep in mind that my grandmother always said worrying is sacrilegious. I try to have faith that I just have to do my personal best, and God will take care of the rest.
6/11/2013 12:27:59 PM
This is an excellent article that has me buzzing with possibilities!
I am learning many lessons here on my journey to eating healthy. I suddenly realize how important it is for me to "cultivate", to "fashion" my life in such a way that I feel good about myself.
A new attitude for me is to look at the ongoing problem I encounter and to think about doing a 'reality check' that will point me in the right direction.
This article enables me to have tools and discover insights that enhance a positive lifestyle change.
So, what is the one thing I'll remember for a successful weight loss for myself? It is as the article says, that I will be able to manage difficult situations and feelings effective.
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