I’ve had two bad days in a row. I dropped from a place of feeling fantastic, focused, and energetic, and suddenly I was confused, crabby, and sullen.
What the heck was going on?
Well, first, I was about to get my period. I just felt crappy. Alright, I can acknowledge that. I took some ibuprofen to help with that. Doesn’t make it go away, but helps.
But there was something else.
I had hit a business next step that was TOTALLY FREAKING ME OUT. I know for my work I need to get technical. Ugh. I need to deal with pixels, funnels, webinars, automation, and probably learn at least two new tools. I do not thrive on learning new tools. Some people do. I don’t. It always stresses me out. So to be facing this new territory was a MAJOR point of stress for me. Not was… IS! I still need to take care of all these items.
I took that awareness of my stress, and I wrote down on my to do list “Make a to do list for funnel.” Then I stared at it. I SERIOUSLY wanted to write the funnel to dos. But I knew I couldn’t do it at 10 o’clock at night. I had to shut my notebook and know that I’d take care of it the next day.
And I tell you, I really wanted to eat sugar as I went through this process.
I wanted to AVOID facing the problem by eating sugar.
I wanted to DISTRACT myself from the problem by eating sugar.
I wanted to FEEL BETTER than I did when I was facing the problem.
But I didn’t really do it because I was totally AWARE of it. That is because of the system I’ve gone through, the basis of my program, Love Every Bite, created from my own experience and my interactions with clients.
I did eat some dried cherries. It was just enough to give me that sweet experience, and with awareness I could actually talk to myself “Alegra, you are stressed. You will actually feel bad if you eat a bar of chocolate. What you really need to do is go to bed and get more information about this source of stress tomorrow.”
And if YOU want that awareness and ability to apply your own self-control in a rational, not-at-all-stressful way, my program is for you.
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I help busy, ambitious leaders to step off the emotional eating roller coaster, so they can lose weight and keep it off, still eat all the foods they love, and finally find the work life balance they crave.