The Link Between Overeating and Lack Consciousness
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Because we are more than our bodies, many times our eating habits have deeper implications than what appears on the surface.
When you think of the act of overeating, it’s stuffing oneself, trying to fill a void, & never really getting enough. All of these aspects boil down to lack consciousness.
Now this may not apply to you, but it does warrant some looking into.
I remember a very clear memory of when I was a child at the dinner table, it went something like this – my parents, my sister, my brother, and I would all be sitting down for dinner, and my brother would always attempt to steal mine and my sister’s meatballs off of our plates. Now keep in mind, in our house food was always plenty! But I remember eating so fast, so that I could have seconds of the meatballs before my brother had a chance to eat them all. This is a very profound memory, because of the dynamic that existed in my traditional Italian, patriarchal family. As a young girl, the message I received was that the males ranked higher on the totem pole. My sister and I even joked and called my brother the Messiah.
The Zen of Weight Release
The Zen of Weight Release has nothing to do with losing weight. When you think of yourself “losing weight”, do you have visions of yourself at the gym in baggy sweat pants, sweating in all the wrong places, and gasping for your next breath of air, while the twenty something sorority girl running full speed on the treadmill besides you is barely breaking a sweat?
Do you also associate losing weight with deprivation, diets, long forgotten willpower, and anal retentive portion control?
Well that’s how many people envision losing weight. When you lose the word “lose”, and replace it with “release” you are one step closer to letting go of extra weight.
The Zen of Weight Release is not a physical discipline that can be taught by the weight trainer at the gym, or by your Weight Watchers Instructor. The Zen of Weight Release is actually the practice of studying the mind and seeing into the nature of who you are. read more
Is Laser Coaching the New Magic Wand?
I have always been a dreamer. I love stories of magic and miracles. As a child I fantasized a lot! I always wished I could just wave a Magic Wand and have my dreams become reality.
Well, I have recently stumbled on a few things that come pretty darn close to a Magic Wand, and one of them is Laser Coaching. If you don’t know what laser coaching is, it’s quick, hot spot coaching numerous times throughout the week. The beauty of laser coaching is that you are talking with your coach more frequently so this results in:
- More accountability
- Increased motivation to stay on track
- More energetic clearings
- Less chance of overeating
- Deleting emotional eating for good
- Sweet cravings going bye-bye
- Less stress
- Increased confidence and self esteem
- Increased peace and calm
- Increased vibrational alignment
- and long lasting WEIGHT RELEASE!
The Night Iron Man Visited My Bedroom
I don’t take my celebrity crushes lightly, nor do I go simply by looks. Character is a huge factor in whom I honor with Celebrity Crush status. My heart is fluttering right now as I think about my celebrity crush – Robert Downey Jr. Not only is he Smokin’ Hot, but he has inner courage, strength, and integrity worthy of his Iron Man Costume.
The other night, RDJ visited me in my bedroom, complete with his Iron Man persona. He was larger than life and as passionate as my best dream lovers. RDJ is 49 years old but in my dream he had the energy of a 20 year old, I am 50, am also quite young at heart; however that night I was an 80 year old woman. My age didn’t matter to Iron Man. He walked towards me with the determination of a lion stalking it’s prey, his eyes locked on to mine as he threw off his mask and took me in his arms. I can still feel this embrace. Holy Hell! RDJ was as handsome and strong as always, it was I, that somehow had 30 additional years added to my face, and my body. read more
Law of Attraction and Weight Release: You Are Here to Seek Joy
Today’s Abraham Law of Attraction Card is Welcome to Planet Earth; You are Here to Seek Joy…
This message, for me, reminds me to be easy and not sweat it! I for one, can be quite nervous at times. When I was approaching menopause 35 lbs overweight, I began to panic. Thoughts of the latest craziest diet fad entered my mind, after that my mind drifted towards the old faithfuls that have proven to work for me in the past (in the short run), all because I was facing the high anxiety of getting older. I kept hearing in my head this loud voice shouting, “what if I can’t lose weight at my age?” Talk about panic mode!
Well instead of falling victim to my panic and my fears, I decided to seek calmness, and joy. I made a point to be appreciative of my life and that included my journey of having a weight problem. read more
How to Break Through Your Weight Set Point (Part 3)
EFT Tapping points
Today I am going to explain an easy technique, called EFT, which stands for Emotional Freedom Technique, that is a powerful tool to shift your weight set point, as well as delete old subconscious programs that no longer serve you.
First of all if you answered the questions on fear or old stories that were the focus of the last two blog posts, you will also want to use EFT tapping on the results of those results.
But first, if you are unsure of what EFT is or how it works, I recommend clicking here for a complimentary video lesson and downloadable worksheets.
Once you see how it works and practice a bit, you can use it to tap on instructing your body to create a new weight set point.
An example of how to tap on a new weight set point, I would use the conversational tapping approach and simply tap on the EFT tapping points on the head and torso, as shown in the photo above while stating your new desired weight set point. See below for a sample tapping exercise: read more
What Your Weight Set Point is Telling You
Every thing in our life has a set point; your money, your success level, and even your weight.
When you examine your past and graph out your weight ranges and the duration of time that you weighed in those specific ranges, you will learn a lot about your weight set point.
For me, I have two very defined weight set points. These two set points are weights in which my body gravitates back to, if I don’t rewire them at the energetic and subconscious level. The first weight range is 160-169, which for my height is considered overweight. The second is 140-145, which is considered within a healthy range for my height (5’2″) and age.
When I graph out my weight over my adult years, it looks like a bell curve:
What limiting beliefs are you holding on to?
I am just sitting here, thinking about the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves, our weight, our value in this world, etc. We all have stories and limiting beliefs. Many of us have money stories, body image stories, weight stories, success stories, relationship stories, and more. The key to eliminating the stories that don’t serve us is to recognize them.
A couple years ago, one of my limiting beliefs (or stories) was that a woman my age would have a very hard time releasing weight.
Are You Hiding From the World?
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I remember when I was younger and I was afraid to draw attention to myself for fear of ridicule, due to my size. It was always safer to just blend in and stay in the background. My weight held me hostage until I was in my late teens / early twenties. Even then I never fully stepped out into the spot light. I remained partially invisible and only let a bit of my self shine in front of my group of friends. These friends of mine were the creative types; they were in the band, in theater groups, year book club, and photography students. They were as quirky and as ‘weird’ as I was. I fit with these kids like peanut butter and jelly . But still something still loomed over my head…if I was to become totally visible then I would open myself up to some unwanted attention.
Weighing in at 160 – 180 pounds at 5’2″ at the age of , I was really afraid of drawing any attention to my weight. It was pretty crazy thinking – it’s not like my friends couldn’t see with their own eyes that I had a weight problem. However it was the unsolicited comments and criticism in front of my group of friends from those “mean kids'” that was my worry. read more
How to juggle it all?
Many of us work full time jobs, have children and a household to run and organize; and sometimes it’s just too overwhelming to even consider adding one more thing on our plates.
When you are faced with low energy or lethargy due to being overweight, I can totally relate to your overwhelm and discouragement. I mean, how in the world do you have the energy (and time) to exercise, eat right (we don’t say diet in my world), and discover/clear the underlying reasons that are at the source of your negative eating habits?
Well I have come up with 8 steps to make your life easier when facing the need to release the weight and keep up with all your other priorities: read more