Cheat Sheet: How to Interpret Your Blood Sugar Readings

Cheat Sheet: How to Interpret Your Blood Sugar Readings

Stop Overeating

What you’ll learn in this module:  

  • How to create an individualized food plan and follow it
  • How to create a healthy relationship with food and with yourself 
  • How to commit and follow through
  • How to stop self-sabotaging 

 

 

  • It’s time to do something with all that you have learned
  • Gain awareness of how your brain makes decisions about food
  • Why making decisions ahead of time is critical
  • Create your first food plan

 

Three common ways we use food that will need to change to create a relationship with food that serves us longterm

  • As a source of pleasure
    • Modern foods are engineered to maximize pleasure
    • Creates overdesire
  • As a way to cope with negative emotion
    • Emotional eating is buffering
    • How to process negative emotion
    • How this prevents you from addressing what’s driving the negative emotion in the first place
  • Cultural beliefs that shape our relationship with food
    • What is “normal”
    • Using food to celebrate and show love
    • Social pressure to overeat

 

 

  • What is overhunger?
  • Hormone imbalances that drive this problem
  • Becoming fat adapted solves this problem
  • How to become fat adapted and balance hunger hormones

 

 

Learn the typical patterns of thinking that lead to overeating and how to change them

 

 

  • What is overdesire?
  • The goal is to decondition our desire by not rewarding it
  • The difference between allowing urges instead of resisting or avoiding urges
  • The skill of allowing urges and processing them through without using willpower
  • Why it gets easier
  • The urge jar as a tool to motivate you

 

 

  • Your level of commitment determines your success 
  • Compelling reasons determine level of commitment
  • Finding your “why” and tying it to your everyday actions

 

 

  • Food planning and journaling
  • Why it works
  • There is no substitute for data
  • How to use a food journal

 

 

  • Excuses your brain likes to offer you
  • Primitive brain vs human brain
  • Thought errors and limiting beliefs
  • Tons of real examples
  • How to stop self-sabotaging 
    • Awareness
    • Identify the excuse
    • Exercise authority
    • Remind yourself of what you really want
    • Allow the urge and process negative emotion
  • Dropping self-judgement

 

 

  • It’s time to do something with all that you have learned
  • Gain awareness of how your brain makes decisions about food
  • Why making decisions ahead of time is critical
  • Create your first food plan

 

 

  • As a source of pleasure
    • Modern foods are engineered to maximize pleasure
    • Creates overdesire
  • As a way to cope with negative emotion
    • Emotional eating is buffering
    • How to process negative emotion
    • How this prevents you from addressing what’s driving the negative emotion in the first place
  • Cultural beliefs that shape our relationship with food
    • What is “normal”
    • Using food to celebrate and show love
    • Social pressure to overeat

 

 

  • What is overhunger?
  • Hormone imbalances that drive this problem
  • Becoming fat adapted solves this problem
  • How to become fat adapted and balance hunger hormones

 

Learn the typical patterns of thinking that lead to overeating and how to change them

 

 

  • What is overdesire?
  • The goal is to decondition our desire by not rewarding it
  • The difference between allowing urges instead of resisting or avoiding urges
  • The skill of allowing urges and processing them through without using willpower
  • Why it gets easier
  • The urge jar as a tool to motivate you

 

 

  • Your level of commitment determines your success 
  • Compelling reasons determine level of commitment
  • Finding your “why” and tying it to your everyday actions

 

 

  • Excuses your brain likes to offer you
  • Primitive brain vs human brain
  • Thought errors and limiting beliefs
  • Tons of real examples
  • How to stop self-sabotaging 
    • Awareness
    • Identify the excuse
    • Exercise authority
    • Remind yourself of what you really want
    • Allow the urge and process negative emotion
  • Dropping self-judgement

 

 

  • Food planning and journaling
  • Why it works
  • There is no substitute for data
  • How to use a food journal

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