How Telling Yourself “I Deserve…” is Causing You to Gain Weight

SHOW NOTES: Episode 39

“I deserve some ______________”

How do you feel in the blank?

Ice cream, donuts, chocolate cake, a bag of chips, a big bowl of pasta?

When do you tell yourself this?

After a long day at work?  After you put the kids to bed?  After dealing with “those people” at church, the grocery store, the ballpark, etc?

Well… this way of thinking is causing you to gain weight, my friend.

And it’s time to stop the excuses and start losing the weight you say you want to want to lose and finally feel good in your skin!

Instead, let’s talk about what you really DO deserve! (And it isn’t to continue feeling the way you do right now)

Check out today’s episode.

Thank you for tuning in! I’d love to chat more about this and any other nutrition questions you have over on Instagram (@rachelmeigsking)!

In this episode, we cover:

  • The “I Deserve This” mentality 
  • Emotional eating
  • How to give yourself what you truly deserve and lose weight once and for all


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Feed Yourself: Healthy Habits for the Mind, Body, & Soul is all about learning the key components of overall health based on Biblical principles. When most people think about getting in shape and becoming “healthy”, they immediately think about their physical health: losing weight, making exercise a priority, possessing flexibility and endurance, and remaining disease free. But Scripture makes it clear that physical wellness is not the only area that impacts health. In order to be TRULY healthy, we have to focus on four areas: spiritual health, emotional health, mental health, and physical health. 

This podcast dives deep into the tools and head knowledge you will need in order to create lasting results, but it also looks at the element that truly ties it all together – the heart knowledge that incorporates faith in God in this area of our lives and how to apply it when things get tough (and they will!).

I wanted to create a space to let you know you are never alone on this journey. Through years of experience in doing everything the WRONG way, I am here to share my journey of getting healthy from the inside out – ditching the restriction and diet culture and truly learning to treat my body as the temple God intended it to be. 

Grab a cup of coffee and join me as I discuss healthy habits to incorporate in your daily life to propel you forward and FEED YOURSELF on your journey to health in all areas: mind, body, and soul!