We read a lot about the mind-body connection and use it as a method to set unrealistic expectations for weight loss and beat ourselves up for not being disciplined enough, not achieving or sustaining our goals. I don't know about you, but I don't respond well to bullying - even if I'm the one doing it.
When is the last time you really listened to the things you say to and about yourself? What about the way you allow others to speak to you or treat you?
If these voices trigger emotional eating or binges, know that you are not the problem. You are not weak, faulty, or wrong. You are a victim of bullying.
Stopbullying,gov offers these 4 preventive measures which can easily be adapted from the classroom to our inner sanctum:
Kim Halsey is a Human Resource professional, author, speaker, and Executive Coach certified in multiple disciplines to help people overcome life damaging habits and restore family relationships.