Counselling support for eating disorders and body image.
Rethink your body
To get the freedom to live the life you want
Let it go!
by Harriet Frew on May 6th, 2014

We all long for fulfillment, validation, meaning, love, and purpose in our lives. Are you with me here?
So often, we convince ourselves that getting the right body is going to ensure we achieve these goals. We fantasise that by obtaining this that we will become that shiny version of ourselves who can be set free to finally LIVE!
And of course, having a fit, healthy and energetic body is of value and importance to help enhance our chances of leading a long and healthy life. But alas, having this, doesn’t guarantee that we find happiness and peace within ourselves. We are still vulnerable to the challenges that life throws at us. Our mindset is often still the same.
Changing your thinking; being mindful; how you talk to yourself; how you communicate with others; carry yourself; your confidence; your charisma, these are yours for having today; regardless of your body shape. Resist putting your life on hold until that elusive day when you finally get the body of your dreams. It is unlikely to bring you the miracle you are hoping for.
So, what do you need to let go of to be free from being obsessed with food or with your body shape?
Is it: -
  • Your need to please others
  • Holding on to your attachment to the ‘right’ number on the scales to measure your worth?
  • Your resistance to valuing and respecting yourself fully
  • Your obsession with media images
  • Spending time with people who don’t support and want you to be your best
  • Your critical voice 

I could go on..................
If you are a Disney fan or have children or have been listening to the radio you might be familiar with the song from Frozen – let it go!
Click here and have a listen.
Yes it’s cheesy(!), but it’s also a powerful song about letting go of what is holding you back and becoming your best self. J
What do you think? Are you inspired?  Have you a story to tell about ‘letting it go’? Be brave and post below.
Please share this with anyone else who you might enjoy this blog. Thank you.
If you would like to get in touch about working with me to explore some of these issues further, I would love to hear from you. I am passionate about helping you to eat all the foods you love; and feel great about your body without disordered eating or dieting.

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Counselling support for eating disorders and body image.