Have you ever found yourself caught in a cycle of on and off dieting, perpetually striving for weight loss only to be met with frustration and disappointment? This struggle, familiar to many, often stems from deeper emotional issues that go unaddressed. The constant battle with food, body image, and weight can lead to feelings of guilt, shame, and self-hatred, trapping individuals in an endless loop of fleeting diets and temporary fixes. 

The real problem lies not in the diets themselves, but in the underlying emotional turmoil that drives these behaviors. To break free from this cycle, it’s essential to shift focus from external goals to inner healing and self-awareness. By understanding and aligning with our true desires and addressing the root emotional causes, we can achieve lasting peace and fulfillment in our relationship with food and our bodies. 

Hypnosis and neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) offer powerful tools to help individuals tap into their inner truth, manage their emotional states, and ultimately transform their approach to health and well-being.

“You will always be a yo-yo dieter if you do not actually pay attention and heal stuff. That anger, self-hatred, sadness, fear, hurt, guilt, shame, that’s just hanging around there. That’s the emotion that’s causing you to eat. That’s the emotion that causes you to binge eat. So it’s like tackling that and you’re creating spaciousness in your body.” – Leslie Thornton

What you will learn from this episode:

00:01 – Addressing the common struggle of staying accountable to oneself despite being a person of high integrity who holds others to their word

02:12 – Integrity versus perfectionism and how they impact self-accountability with regard to dieting and weight loss

09:10 – The importance of emotional mastery and introspection rather than rigid perfectionism

16:23 – Seeking support and exploring programs that focus on holistic, sustainable transformation rather than temporary, restrictive measures

22:22 – Achieving lasting change in weight and health requires aligning actions with one’s true desires

25:12 – Focusing on what genuinely brings you peace and happiness instead of being driven by ego or societal expectations

29:42 – Understand and accept your current state rather than constantly shifting between different diets and approaches

34:22 – Recognizing and addressing underlying emotional issues rather than just focusing on external goals or diets

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