behind the scenes from the ESCAPE
I woke up with a tremendous amount of energy moving thru my body on the first day I was going to lead our Summer ESCAPE last week.
In the past, I would have labeled it anxiety and overwhelm and sought to numb it thru food and alcohol. I can remember how the intensity of this energy would make me cranky and angry. My whole body would feel like it got hit by a bus.
Now, from having healed my emotional eating, I have such a higher emotional literacy and resilience, thanks to the tools that I continue to use and teach my clients. So my relationship with the intensity has changed dramatically.
Now, instead of judging it, I welcome it. That morning I told myself, “totally makes sense why you feel this way! You are about to lead a group of women from all over the world! You are going to be doing work that NO ONE has done before.”
Big thanks to all the healing work that I’ve done, I now see this surge in energy (as uncomfortable as it can feel at times) as my body preparing me for something big. I will need this energy and this is my body responding to it.
So I thank my body. She is working. This is a healthy response.
Then, I make sure I am staying grounded so my body, mind, and soul can be a clean, clear vessel for the Divine and allow this energy to move THRU me.
So, I take walks outside, ground in nature, eat grounding foods and stay away from sugar, caffeine, and alcohol. I talk to myself compassionately and confidently to soothe my nervous system.
Above all —> I give myself what I need to lead.
Instead of feeling stressed, anxious or angry, I was able to feel my excitement of what lies ahead, albeit the unknown. I was able to feel a deep sense of gratitude instead of feeling overwhelmed and numb. Which makes this something that would normally be full of anxiety and overwhelm, so much more FUN.
I guess that’s why I keep doing these events. Ha!
Because I can tell you, if I hadn’t learned to manage the intensity in a healthy way, it prob would have killed me a long time ago. And in killing me, it would have killed my mission to help other women too.
In service to your freedom,
P.S. Many of my clients told me how powerful our ESCAPE experience was together and I fully credit that to not numbing, distracting, or seeking to disassociate from the intensity I was feeling throughout it. If you’d like to learn how to do this for yourself, click here and apply now. I only have 1 spot left in my calendar this month to connect with women like you who are ready to answer the call to heal your emotional eating.