In Episode 111, we learned what causes resistance and how cultivating a growth mindset is an important step in breaking through it.
Today, in part 2 about resistance, we’re talking about how to investigate where your resistance comes from so that you can get to the bottom of what’s causing it, untangle it and get it out of the way!
Yoga has a word for bits from our past that we hold inside us that keep coming up, and interfere with our ability to see what’s happening now. They’re called Samskaras.
Samskaras can come up and you don’t even realize it, but they will cause you to react in a particular way based upon your past.
Samskaras may be a trigger or conditioning. The problem with samskaras is that they prevent you from experiencing things in the present moment. Samskaras are a form of resistance.
Have you ever thought about what it actually is that you’re resisting by staying where you are?
Join me in learning how to get to the bottom of what we’re really hungry for. Because I can assure you that when you reach the bottom of the bag of Oreos, the answer isn’t there. You weren’t really hungry for the Oreos.
To explore this in depth, download the 5 Steps for Investigating Your Emotions think sheet HERE.
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I'm passionate about helping foodies learn how to drop their excess weight for good without dieting. I help you discover what is really causing your weight problem (it isn't that you love food!), and teach you how to enjoy the foods you love while permanently losing your desire to overeat. I'd love to teach my method to you! I’m also a gourmet cook and baker who struggled with my weight for 40 years before discovering the secret of how to stop emotional eating and overeating. I am a certified life coach, arbitrator and mediator, and I live on the coast of Maine.