Activity 4: Treat yourself as an adored child
We wouldn’t dream of treating a stranger, let alone an adored child, as harshly as we treat ourselves sometimes. Have you ever scolded yourself over something silly? Said unkind things to yourself that made you feel worthless?
Please treat yourself with love, respect and kindness. Make it your mission to protect your emotional being so that you don’t have to rely on food as a comforter.
Feeling safe, strong and protected dissolves emotional eating.
Write down five power phrases to tell yourself next time you need a pick me up. It may feel cringey to begin with but by telling yourself these power phrases regularly, it will help you to realise your true value.
|Five power phrases to tell yourself|
|Eg. I am a reliable and honest friend|