Weight Gain and Emotional Pain

The vast majority of people subconsciously decorate emotional pain with weight gain. Food is used therapeutically, and instead of getting to the root of the issue (s), overeating and eating the wrong kinds of food (we call it pleasure food but it’s actually pain food), provides only temporary relief, but damaging long term consequences resulting in a sort of 'diet desperation'.

This “dieting” book is unconventional in that it does not promote a ‘brand new’ never-heard-of-before super diet.

A very wise and rich man once said, “There’s nothing new under the sun”. I have lived long enough to see that.

So, what exactly will this book do for you?

This little book, by the time you’re done reading it will not only totally “transform” your perspective on dieting but will also change the way you do life and relationships.

Losing weight won’t do you much good if your attitude about life and your most important relationships doesn’t change.

Until that occurs, you will just gain all that weight back (as I’m sure you’ve already experienced), and then some; resulting in more frustration, depression, and ultimately feeling defeated. If you are fed up and tired of this cycle then……

My book Diet Desperation-Total Transformation is the book for you (Available on this website).

Emotions Affect on Dieting

At best, we are able to recognize and pinpoint the exact emotion we are experiencing. At worst, the emotion remains unattended and runs amok in our system. If especially intense, and those are the ones that count, the emotion will influence our entire state of mind. That state of mind directs where we focus our attention. And where we focus our attention is where we do work. If we are depressed as a result of being overweight, we will notice that we are depressed and we will be especially aware that we are depressed.

Our focus will remain on the fact that we can feel that we are depressed and that this is apparently so. We will end up effectively trapping ourselves in that one state of mind. Meanwhile, everything that we end up not doing because of that will only serve to prolong that feeling of imprisonment; even when we lose weight.

It's a well-known fact that dieting is 50% physical and 50% mental. The physical part is easy enough to understand: you eat less, you eat smarter, and you exercise. The mental part, however, is where dieting becomes tricky. When dieting, it can take immense will-power to keep oneself from indulging in treats or overeating, especially in times of stress or around groups of people. Mindfulness, which is the practice of engaging your mind and checking in with yourself mentally, can help with these struggles.

When you think of weight loss, what are the first feelings that pop into your head? For many, thoughts of hunger pains coupled with strict dieting and hours of sweating it out on cardio machines at the gym are common. However, what if when you think of losing weight your mind instantly creates images of finally being able to fit into those skinny jeans, or not being afraid to take your shirt off at the beach? What if you focused on the things you would gain instead of what you would have to give up?

The Power of Perspective

The power of perspective can be a useful tool in realizing your weight loss goals. By taking your current situation and putting a positive spin on it, you can access the motivation you need to get started and shed the extra pounds. Though weight loss will not occur overnight, changing your perspective can and this book will do exactly that.

You have probably heard of the quote “Life is like a roller coaster.” Think about how a roller coaster works, it goes up and down. Life is similar to a roller coaster ride and so are your relationships. You have your bright days, and you have your dark days. You give your loyalty and trust to your partner, but sometimes you do not get back what you give. He or she may betray your trust; they may cheat or choose to break up with you, all these will be nothing but heart-wrenching, resulting in extreme ‘Emotional Pain’.

When this happens, you may find it difficult to rise above the setback. You may feel alone and distraught, and this is completely normal. Nevertheless, it is crucial to look at the best ways to recover from emotional pain.

More often than not we resort to unhealthy ways to deal with this type of pain and overeating and rebound relationships are on top of the list. So now we have two ‘temporary’ band-aids which only make matters worse. The possibility of overeating, damaging our physical health and inviting someone into our lives who is only there to take advantage of our pain.

So what else should you do? Are there safer and healthier alternatives?

The Book, Diet Desperation-Total Transformation will equip you with those safe, healthier alternatives transcending your Whole Being.

Diet Desperation- Total Transformation

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Theodore Lovelace holds a degree with an emphasis in political science and communication. Having worked in the counseling field for over thirty years, Mr. Lovelace has provided counseling services for individuals, couples, and families.


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