The Binge and Stress Yo-Yo
In this article we will briefly explore the binge and stress yo-yo experience that anyone who uses food to cope or who struggles with dieting and weight loss will relate to completely.
It is not difficult to stop one binge when you are frustrated and disgusted with yourself and determined to change.
However, if the underlying triggers are not ministered to, it is difficult to stop binging completely when the day-to-day stresses of life pile upon the mountain of unexpressed emotion and unmet needs that already exist.
If food is an old, tried and true way for you to numb out to these stresses and unmet needs, it will be very difficult, when you are already stressed out, to choose a new way of coping that isn’t yet proven. As the Japanese say ‘The Samurai does not wait to practice his skills on the battlefield.’ We must start thinking in a combination of learning from our past and using our past experiences to change the way we respond to the future.
If you’re stuck in the binge and stress yo-yo experience you are definitely experiencing the frustration of seeing yourself repeat harmful patterns of behaviour but you’re not doing what you need to do to change it. That’s not because you aren’t motivated or don’t care enough about yourself to change – it’s because you don’t know what to do and our society seems to have one message to pitch you – diet!
In fact the more you focus on trying to control your food intake as a means of stopping the binge and stress yo-yo the more you’ll feel stuck and doomed.
That’s because food is not your problem – the stress is. And the stress comes from a combination of confused thinking patterns and past, present and future life experiences which are very challenging to pinpoint and solve on your own.
With a skilled guide you can be through the process of recovery and on to feeling confident and secure around food and in your body in a few months.
Don’t wait and suffer, reach out and get help fast to change the binge and stress pattern in your life. It isn’t hard – you just need simple tools and good support and that’s what I’m here for.
I have 20+ years of experience as a specialist in this field; I’ve helped thousands of men and women world wide to find true confidence and freedom; and I’ve been there too – I used to binge eat and be 24/7 preoccupied with my weight and for over 20 years I’ve been free of food and body image stress.
Let me help you see how easy change can be. Email me and let’s get started.