[Episode 20] Stress eating & MIndless Munching: Learning the art of mindfulness
We’ve all done it. Eaten because we’re stressed out and need a quick escape, or we have found ourselves mindlessly eating something just because it’s there. I'm sure you completely recognize that these behaviors aren’t ideal. Mindless munching and eating under stress can completely sabotage any forward movement toward your physical goals, not to mention your emotional and spiritual health, too.
But how can you stop self-sabotaging?
On this episode, we’re going to discuss emotional vs. unemotional eating, and how both are a result of turning your brain off while eating. You’ll learn how to become more mindful, intuitive and aware in these situations. You’re also going to be armed with strategies to combat these behaviors and stay the course with your eating habits.
These are some great questions to ask yourself while you pause and slow down to eat:
Your questions answered!
At the end of the episode, I’ll be answering your questions about food, fitness, and faith.
From Jenna: "Any tips on how to slow down while eating? I feel that I race through meal prep, eat quickly between standing up 5 times during the meal, then hop up to be in front of the kids after the meal."
From Heather: "I see you working out barefoot a lot in your workout videos. Is that something I should be doing, too? What are the advantages of working out barefoot?"
More Resources from this episode:
Registration for the Strong Mommas Coaching Program ends 9/11! Click here to learn more and to join now!
Philippians 1: 9-10
2 Corinthians 1:3-4a
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[Episode 19] Stress Reality Check (Part Two): More Tips for getting your stress under control
"Let's take a deep breath and learn how to relax."
This is going to be a marvelously relaxing, life-giving and hope-filled episode...don't miss this! If you want to be strong, healthy, maintain a good body composition, and feel your absolute best, it's nearly impossible if you don't manage your stress well. This episode is PART TWO of Stress Reality Check.
On this episode, we're taking a closer, more specific look at some effective strategies that you can begin using today that will significantly ratchet down your body's stress response and get it under control.
You're going to learn all about:
Resources from this episode:
Strong Mommas Coaching Program (registration opens September 5th!)
Video of proper breathing technique
And then let's get saturated in the Word!
Proverbs 3:21-26 (on sleep)
Psalm 4:8 (on sleep)
Genesis 2:7 (on breathing)
Job 33:4 (on breathing)
Ezekiel 37:6 (on breathing)
John 6:63 (on Spirit and life)
Matthew 11:28 (rest for your souls)
Isaiah 40:31 (on not growing weary)
Romans 8:38 (on security in our hope)