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“WO”; Stop and weigh out your options

I was just posting in the Members’ “Empowerment Forum” about what I call “WO”moments (Weigh Out; WO) and decided to share this simple and powerful tool here, as well…

A “WO” moment is something I do to help me be more mindful of the choices I make in my life, throughout each day. This tool is particularly important to my recovery because I used to walk around in a constant fog; the numbness fueled by food, food thoughts, and other compulsive behaviors.

“WO” moments are times in my day when I STOP and I Weigh Out my desired outcomes and my current options. “WO” is sort of like saying “whoa” to stop a horse before she goes head first into a wall and hurts herself.

When I have a “WO” moment, I STOP. I step out of autopilot. In my head I ask,

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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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