Freedom from Emotional Eating, Food & Weight Obsession

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, not her real name), to emotional eating.  I hear this often!  Heck, I regularly overate when I was anxious that something would fall through the cracks.

Recently Jackie told me she has created “space” in her week to do “big picture” planning.  Now, she schedules an appointment with herself every Friday morning to look at the week that just past…and at the week coming up.  She calls this her “sacred” time.  By scheduling and honoring this commitment to herself, she has eliminated her old nagging, anxious feeling that she was letting stuff slide and that she’d pay for it later on.

 ” I just know my week will be better as a result…”

I just freed up

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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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