A practical approach to prevent avoidance

A practical approach to prevent avoidance

I recently wrote about my tendency to avoid my to dos—especially when there are a lot of them. In working through this, I identified that I often allow myself to be motivated by the potential consequences of not doing something, rather than the benefits of doing it!...
Emotional eating & avoidance

Emotional eating & avoidance

At the beginning of this year, I was talking with my coach about my never-ending list of to-dos. During this conversation, it quickly became clear I was expending a lot of energy avoiding the things I needed to do. I was avoiding writing emails. I was avoiding...
Emotional Eating: why can’t I stop it?

Emotional Eating: why can’t I stop it?

Let’s assume you are crystal clear on how you want to feel. You know you want to feel ease, joy, turned on, and light. You may have even figured out how to feel more of those feelings in your day to day life. (Bubble bath by candlelight, anyone?) But, you still find...