Freedom from Emotional Eating, Food & Weight Obsession

No More “Victim Mode”

I have had a major task to complete for two weeks now. It’s an audio project I volunteered to manage. IF all had gone as planned, it would not have been a huge job. But all did not go as planned. Technical problems complicated things…and I have felt resentful, disappointed, and avoidant for weeks!  (Anybody identify with those feeling when life does not go exactly as planned?)

Today I decided it’s time to step out of “victim” mode and suck it up…decide how to handle the situation I’m in and get on with the work that needs to be done to fix this.  Staying stuck, feeling like a victim, began to feel worse than coming up with a plan of action.

“When you shift your orientation from a victim to a creator, your life ceases to frighten you and becomes interesting.” ~  Gary Zukav, Author, Mind of the Soul; Responsible Choice

To Read More, Sign In >>
Members: Login for Full Access
Not Yet a Member?: Learn About Joining. Get Instant Access (21 Day Free Trial)

Found this article useful? Please share it with your followers!

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn

Free Guide + "Ellen's Weekly Empowerment Tips"

About Ellen Shuman

Ellen on the phone

I have worked in the Wellness Field for 30 years. I created an Emotional Eating & Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Program way before most people knew BED was an eating disorder, NOT a “willpower” issue. Personally, I suffered for years before finding answers and the help I needed and deserved! I became a Coach in 1997 to help others who were still suffering as I had. I love being a Coach!

Categories

Related Articles

Freedom to Move…or Not

For nearly two months I stopped “exercising”. At the same time, I was expending huge amounts of energy outward; physically, as well as emotionally.  

How My Emotional Eating Started

My very earliest memories are of food; stealing food from the bread & cookie drawer in our kitchen on Flower Rd. At first, it happened

The Weight that Matters

When I welcomed back a mover, following a not too long hiatus, and asked her how she and life have been, she happily announced she

Joyfully Active

“Exercise is a dirty word. Every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate.” ~Charles Schulz “I have never thought of participating

Sacred Planning Time = Self-Care

“Friday mornings are my sacred mornings.” Fear and anxiety over missing some deadline or some appointment used to drive Jackie (one of my coaching clients,