Have you ever downed an entire package of chips, cracker, or cookies? Ate pizza or cake until you felt sick? Drank more coffee, soda or wine than your body wanted? Do you remember how you were feeling at the time? I ask because sometimes we overeat to help distract us from emotional pain. Think about it – have you noticed that sometimes when you overeat you aren’t hungry at all? Perhaps you are lonely. Or sad. Or resentful. Or frustrated. Or something else. So what hurt are YOU holding on to? Wouldn’t it be more effective to address your uncomfortable feelings? The best, most thorough and divinely perfect way to do that is to tap into the power of forgiveness.
Forgiving is not easy, even for the most enlightened among us. If you’ve been allowing your present health to be controlled by past hurts, I urge you to commit to forgiving. These steps can help:
Would you like personalized assistance with learning to forgive yourself and becoming a healthier version of yourself? Visit www.sarawolfsen.com or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to get started.
Sara Wolfsen is a Certified Health Coach who specializes in helping people make their own healthy changes by providing private health coaching, nutrition education and wellness classes, and gentle weight-loss guidance and support. Schedule your complimentary coaching session and learn more online at www.sarawolfsen.com.