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Emotional eating – you can’t want a “should”

emotional eating, you can't want a should, ditch the diet, face the feelings, Beth Gray, life coach, inner energy, innergetics, mBIT, mBraining

You can’t want a “should”… I mean… you should want it… but it’s hard to want a “should“.  Well, near nigh impossible!

As a toddler, we are really clear on “this is what I want” – either I “want it” or “I don’t want it”.  As a toddler, we never have that confusion over “I should want it, but I don’t really”. Our “no” is clearly enunciated at two years of age!

Unfortunately, as toddlers, we also learn that if we cry, we will probably be fed!  When my little one was a baby and she would cry, we would typically:

  • check the diaper
  • offer food
  • try to put to sleep
  • cuddle
  • check for colic

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The Journey Begins

I put off, for a number of years, beginning this journey.

Fear of the unknown.

Fear of having to get to know myself.

Because, before I was ready to help others, first I had to heal and take care of myself.

Eventually, I hit a rock bottom – and then I discovered that there is still a rock bottom within that rock bottom. After that, you really can’t go any lower!

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Playing small? Not any more!

Stop playing small, transformation, change, growth, personal transformation, personal development, coach, coaching, life coach, mBIT, mBraining, head, heart, gut, brains, expectations, letting go, release, playing second fiddle, performing, performance, sad, sadness, unhappy, happiness, joy

I'm done with playing small, just so that others can feel comfortable, playing small.  I’ve done “poor me”… but I am all done with “poor me”.  I’ve stopped dreaming and striving for great when someone has said: “now you’re scaring me“. But no more. No more playing small.

I stopped studying when others told me that I didn’t need any more degrees to hang on the wall. Then I realised that it wasn’t the certificates on the wall that truly fulfilled me.

I stopped building my business when others told me it was getting too big.

I stopped personal development when “they” told me I should just recognise my limitations.

No more.

I’m done with playing small, just so that others can feel comfortable.  

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