Have you ever considered that comfort eating isn’t the worst thing you can do? The reality is we all come into this world as tiny babies who receive nurture and comfort from being fed. Rather than feeling the guilt and shame of comforting eating – stay curious… Is there enough joy and play in my daily routine? Am I experiencing enough safety and connection? Am I fearful that my needs aren’t going to get met?
Stay curious, friends!
COMFORT EATING : YOU DECIDE WHETHER IT’S A PROBLEM OR NOT
Comfort eating is not the very worst things you can do – everyone does it at some point. We all come into this world as a tiny baby who receives nurture and comfort from being fed. And now, as adults, instead of feeling guilt, shame or judgement, can we stay curious around our needs in those moments.
WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING TO SHIFT WITH EMOTIONAL EATING?
Have you considered that the reason you’re emotional eating is because there isn’t enough joy and play in your routine? OR not enough true safety or connection? Eating may satisfy these feelings for awhile but eventually they will come back up again.
PROHIBITION AGAINST NEEDS GETTING MET WILL SHOW UP IN FOOD
Under-eating or over-eating will show up when there is a prohibition against getting your needs met, whether it’s a recognition that you’re needs aren’t getting met, fear that they will never get met or maybe your needs are getting met but you’re fearful that that this stop at any point. So where are you consciously or unconsciously prohibiting against your needs and how is that showing up in your eating?