Let's talk about reason #103 why you keep overeating at night... "banking calories".
"I haven't eaten all day so I DESERVE this"
"I haven't eaten all day so I can AFFORD to eat this"
"I haven't eaten all day so I can SPLURGE now"
*insert whiney voice here*
Straight up, banking calories is not a thing. You can't "save now, spend later" when it comes to calories and what you eat. Your body needs sufficient calories all throughout the day so it can function efficiently. And if you don't give it those calories when it needs them, it will force you to eat tsunami-sized portions of food to compensate.
Here's what you should do instead:
1. LISTEN TO YOUR BODY.
You might be busy with kids, meetings etc, but it only takes a moment to check-in and see how you're feeling.
2. IF YOU'RE HUNGRY, E.A.T!!
This is not rocket science. What do you feel like eating at that moment? Honour your body's needs. It's here to support you for the long haul. Respect that.
3. YOU DESERVE TO EAT WHAT YOU ENJOY.
You don't have to bank calories or wait for a special occasion to eat the doughnut. If you want it, eat it and enjoy it. The doughnut does not mean you have "ruined" your eating or "failed". It's just a doughnut. Enjoy it for what it is and move the fu*k on.
There is never going to be a "right time" to deal with your emotional eating. There is just time and you choose what to do with it.
It won't be easier tomorrow.
It won't be easier next week.
And it definitely won't be easier next month.
I want to be clear, you can't (and won't) do it before you're ready. That's okay, too. But you will need to push yourself *a little*.
Want a life and body that feels easy and not stressy? You gotta step up, girl.
It's not going to feel good, but that's what growing and becoming an even more amazing wife/mother/partner/woman looks like!
STEP 1 - What are you willing to DO to make your relationship with food (or anything) the way you want it?
STEP 2 - What are you willing to STOP doing to have things the way you want it?
STEP 3 - How can you do what's necessary to get the job done AND enjoy the process? (and p.s. there are a million options here)
Remember, the feelings you get from eating when you're not hungry are only a temporary escape. Changing your relationship with yourself lasts a lifetime.
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Did you know Perfection is a Choice?
Did you know perfection is a choice?
Perfection is not something you need to GAIN.
Because if you GAIN it, then you have to MAINTAIN it and that is not only HARD WORK, but also IMPOSSIBLE.
Perfection is a decision to see things differently.
Perfection is not the absence of error. It is knowing that it’s your errors that make you perfect.
Error is what causes you to stretch and grow and expand.
How deliciously perfect that YOU are the creator of your own perfect learning experiences!
THAT is perfection.
It’s YOU being YOU.
It is perfect for you to make mistakes.
It is perfect for you to grow.
And ALL of it is perfectly orchestrated by YOU.
If you NEVAH make a mistake, does that make you perfect or imperfect?
Because, seriously… what good are you to yourself or anyone else if all you have to offer is some text book learnings and bad Ultravox music from 1987?
Ha! You can KEEP that!
It’s the imperfection is perfect.
So if PERFECTION is perfect and IMPERFECTION is perfect then YOU are always and can never NOT be…
Hmmm… let me think about this…
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P.P.S.. wondering who the heck Ultravox was? (it’s ok. I think we were all a little confused)
Here’s one of their (or possibly only?) hit
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