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

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!


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!


Related Articles

“It happens without my knowledge”

I was talking to a client yesterday and she said something very telling about emotional eating. It’s something I hear very often. She said sometimes it feels

Four Food Groups Revisited

  Remember when you were a kid, you learned about the four food groups. Oh, if only it were still that simple! ______________________________ Ellen Shuman

Never Again!

Last week I wrote a post about one of my coaching client’s challenges with travel and emotional eating. In that post she spoke of a