Weight and Wellbeing Tips: Step 3
12th November, 2009
Right this week’s Step 3 is recognizing your triggers.
I find note keeping really helps to understand what makes you use food, just like we did with thoughts but some clients find they can take a moment to really start to ‘feel’ how they react to situations that are uncomfortable by interrupting their actions (more advanced) or reflecting later on 'why did I do that and how did I feel?' . You can learn to listen to your body, really listen to how you physically react to certain stimulus. It’s a powerful combination when you are in tune with your mind and body.
Imagine a friend calls you, she’s quite needy and often asks ‘favours’ of you and you find it’s hard to say no. You feel your heart race, feelings of panic, as if you can’t breath. Perhaps you feel hot. You want to avoid this conversatio, just run away and without a thought find yourself in the kitchen and...
What else could you do?
Can you see that it's not about food but how you feel?
Step 4 next week
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