“If you are a food addict and are prone to comfort eating, this style of exercise is fool proof. It works miracles in your psyche. There is no way you can stay down or in the funk when you do this type of exercise”
I have a simple solution to defeating depression. It is non pharmaceutical and easily accessible. Yesterday I had an onslaught of depressing and immobilizing situations. Immobilizing because that is what depression does to me. Something happens that makes me feel bad, I get my feelings hurt, I get angry, or something is so sad I cannot bear it. So instead of doing what I know I must do to get out of the funk, I become immobilized and do nothing or resort to old comfort behaviors.
The comfort behavior I am talking about is one I am sure you are familiar with.
I am talking about comfort eating. I did not go too terribly hog wild.
My day went something like this:
But let me back up a bit. The reason I felt like I needed this was that someone unknowingly said something that hurt my feeling, twice in one day.
What prompted this post is not to blubber about my feelings. It is what this program has done to fortify me against these types of attacks. The only problem or obstacle to this working is not doing it. It is that easy.
Comfort eating or reward eating did not work for me this time because
I have often said that sometimes we do things that we know will hurt us because we don’t want to feel whatever other emotional pain we are experiencing, so we give ourselves physical pain. There is are songs about this very song the most recent one is by “Florence and the machine called We all have hunger.”
Florence + the Machine
At seventeen, I started to starve myself
I thought that love was a kind of emptiness
And at least I understood then the hunger I felt
And I didn’t have to call it loneliness
We all have a hunger….
This can easily be relieved by doing a 3minute workout to music. Play 3 or 4 of your songs on your playlist, and just dance or do whatever your routine is or get on my mailing list to get custom workouts made just for you.
I did mine this morning and even though I made myself watch two heart breaking FB videos and cried then came to work and found out that I made a mistake I am not immobilized, I am not depressed. I can go on. I can be happy. I am happy with who I am and am thankful for all that I have.
A registered nurse with a passion to dispel weight loss myths and revolutionize the fitness culture with one simple truth. There is only one way to lose weight that all fitness and weight loss plans are based on and that is to EAT LESS and EXERCISE MORE. I have developed a unique technique that incorporates short bursts of moderate intensity exercise into your day throughout the day without the drama and chaos of making multiple wardrobe changes.