Freedom from Emotional Eating, Food & Weight Obsession

Practicing self-love

I am extremely fortunate to have many teachers in my life: the women I work with, my partner, son, daughter, and of course, my body.

Recently my daughter was preparing for school. I watched with keen awareness how she went about this task. Making lists, reviewing what she has and what she needs and wants.

She received a beautiful new laptop from her grandparents and she decided she wanted a beautiful case to match. She fell in love with a computer case she found on line that was pricey. I have learned the best way to gauge how much my daughter wants something is to tell her she has to pay for it herself. She approaches these decisions with more reflection and caution when she has to spend her own money. So, I informed her sweetly that she can use her gifted money for the case.

As my daughter labored over her decision

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About Ellen Shuman

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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!


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