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Weight Coaching | May 11, 2021  | by  Shari Broder | 0 COMMENT
Guided Emotions Meditation | Weight Loss for Foodies Podcast

Do you eat to escape from uncomfortable feelings? 

Dan Emmons wisely said, “What most needs attention is the part of us that we seek to avoid feeling. When we attend to that, we change and the world changes with us.”

When you think about it, emotional eating is avoiding feeling. Avoiding YOUR feelings. Your feelings are your body’s way of telling you important messages. 

Eating to avoid your feelings is really using food as a drug. 

You briefly take away one discomfort–whatever uncomfortable feelings you’re experiencing–and create the long-term discomfort of not dealing with whatever is causing those feelings, plus you get the added discomfort of gaining weight. 

This week’s podcast episode is a guided emotional eating meditation to help you learn to be with your emotions and manage them in a healthy way, rather than eating to avoid them. 

It will help you practice being with difficult emotions and thoughts in an open, allowing, and accepting way. 

Listen to this guided meditation when you want to eat because you’re feeling uncomfortable emotions. When you’re feeling frustration, stress, anger, fear or whatever. 

There’s no theme music, just a very short introduction, so get into a comfortable position, preferably in a quiet place, relax and listen! 

Then celebrate allowing your emotions to move through you without eating!




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About the author 

Shari Broder

My mission is to help foodies ditch dieting and lose the weight for good. Discover what is really causing your weight issues (it isn't that you love food!), and learn how to stop obsessing about food and make peace with food and eating. Get off the diet hamster wheel once and for all and learn to eat consciously, stop emotional eating and enjoy the foods you love while permanently losing your desire to overeat.

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Meet Shari

I am now retired from weight coaching, but hope you will enjoy the  blog posts and podcasts I created.