Weight and Wellbeing Tips: Step 4
23rd November, 2009
Hope your week has been a good one and you're keeping a copy of these steps...
So to move on to step 4 you’ll need to be recognizing some of your triggers. For example situations and people can be triggers to your eating habits.
Now I want you to think about focusing solely on one part of your life that needs to change, not food, perhaps something that triggers your emotional over eating, how you respond to your life, feelings and perhaps consider making something like a lifestyle audit, we’ll look at this briefly in step 5 and more in the new year. So why does it matter that we prioritize? Answer: You’ll most likely find that ‘chaos’ is how you’d describe some aspects of your life, our aim is to work on an area that causes you problems and to see it through to completion. This gives you a feeling of success. Success in one area of your life can sow the seed that you can indeed change and enjoy it, you'll also see that food doesn't make things better for you.
Listen to your head, it’s possibly trying to encourage you to butterfly in another direction, give up, not bother, diet or do something else instead.
A popular question I hear is ‘when are we focusing on food?’, my answer is ‘it’s not about food and that’s why it comes later!’
Keep notes about chaos in your life and how you’d like to see it change!
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