We've all turned to the tub of ice cream (or whatever your favorite comfort food is) after a rough day. Eating to self-soothe does work. It's a normal and human thing to do. But when we get in the habit of using it as our only way to manage stress or emotions, we can start to feel like we aren't in the driver's seat with our eating anymore.
In this episode, we explore how self-compassion means doing what matters to us, even when we are stressed and uncomfortable. Self-compassion is often very difficult, and involves being with our own imperfections.
how eating to self-soothe can get in the way of our goalshow perfection dieting is the antithesis to eating skills and true progressthe difference between self-soothing and self-compassionwhat self-compassion is and why it's important to both skill-development and getting the results we want
Whether it's training your eating skills or handstand, the same principle applies: whoever is able to get in the most practice makes the best progress towards their goals.
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