EPISODE 99: Self-Compassion: The Missing Piece in Your Weight Loss Puzzle

Decades of research into the psychology of eating behaviors have shown us that the more we attempt to rigidly control our eating the more likely we are to lose that control when faced with unpleasant thoughts and feelings, especially when these feelings arise due to perceived “diet failure.”

Why would eating a spoonful of ice cream drive you to eat the whole pint? It’s a defense mechanism.

By eating more and focusing on the food you are momentarily escaping the negative self-talk, judgment, and guilt you feel when being unable to stick to your plan and long term goals.

But what if instead of beating yourself up, you met  yourself with kindness and compassion? Would that spoonful still turn into a pint?

Join co-coach, Eileen Trujillo, and me for this week’s episode of the Fat Murder Podcast where we’ll be discussion the missing piece in your weight loss puzzle: self-compassion

You’ll learn:

▪️What it means to be mindful and the value in acknowledging your feelings instead of trying to ignore or stuff them down with food
▪️Why being compassionate with yourself helps reduce instances of overeating
▪️How to be more compassionate with yourself and why it matters

What about you? How long have you been trying to force your body into a smaller version of itself? What negative language have you used to beat it into submission?

If that worked, don’t you think it would have worked by now? It’s time to try something different. Something that scientifically works. It’s time to try the self-compassion diet. Give this week’s episode a listen to learn how.

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