Sometimes as we get caught up in the day-to-day busyness of life it is so easy to forget that the Drill Sgt. even exists. We’re so used to him running the show it just feels like “us.” So we may not even notice the criticism or the feelings of frustration, resentment, hopelessness, despair, loathing and disgust that may be a part of the Drill Sgt’s “motivation through criticism.”
It is important to commit to a few minutes each day when you’ll invite yourself to be conscious of your self-talk. Just a few minutes to try the techniques we’ve been exploring will make a huge difference in your use of food to cope and your life overall.