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Another self-help book or is it time to hire a coach?

Self-help book or is it time to hire a coach? Personal development.

If you are anything like me, you’ve read dozens, possibly hundreds, of self-help books. Whether it’s older books like the 7 Habits of Highly Successful People and Think & Grow Rich, or newer books like You Are A Badass – there are plenty of books on personal development. Devouring them helps us make steady changes in life.

reading self-help books, choosing personal development, self development strategiesHowever, you may still find that you haven’t found what you are looking for. Perhaps you are wondering – “why is this not working?” I’m here to tell you – unless you make some fundamental changes, rather than simply surface changes – nothing will change.

If nothing changes, nothing will ever change.

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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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