Your Assessment Tool: I AM HERE

Every one of the issues or behaviors below may affect your eating and weight.  Let’s see where you are.

If the statement is true for you, check “yes”.  If the statement is not true for you, check “no”.

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– After stopping a diet, I gained more weight than I lost on the diet.

– I am afraid of what would happen if I gave up dieting.

– The scale tells me if it is going to be a good or bad day.

– Often, I cannot tell when I am physically hungry.

– I begin eating even though I am not physically hungry.

– Often, I do not stop eating even though my physical hunger has been satisfied.

– As I eat, I do not feel my hunger being satisfied.

– I feel the need to “clean my plate”.

– I count calories, or points or fat grams or follow other dieting ‘rules’.

– I eat by the clock regardless of whether or not I am physically hungry.

– I eat rapidly.

– I eat standing up.

– I eat while doing other things (TV, driving)

– I eat in places other than the kitchen or dining room.

– I get fewer than 8 hours of sleep or poor quality sleep on a regular basis.

– I am disconnected from my body.

– I skip breakfast.

– I do not enjoy or do not allow myself to enjoy eating.

– I am actively avoiding some foods because I consider them ‘bad’? If yes, what foods?

– I overeat on foods I am trying to avoid. If yes, how often?

– My life is out of balance.

– I am unkind, blame or shame myself when I am eating or after I have eaten.

– I berate my body or avoid looking at my body.

– Food cravings have no function or purpose.

– I tend to overeat at particular times of day (or days of the week). If yes, when?

– I make “bad” food choices at certain times of day. When?

– I am prone to stress-related eating.

– I have noticed certain feelings (i.e. anger, boredom, loneliness) that lead to eating as a coping mechanism.

– I binge. If yes, how often and when?

– I do not take the opportunity to relax every day.

– I do not get sufficient exercise daily.

– I hide food or my eating from my family and/or friends.

– I do not get the kind of support I would like from certain family or friends.

– My overall nutrition is not where I want it to be.

– Totals

 

Every behavior you answered “Yes” to, may be negatively affecting your eating and weight. How many “Yes” responses did you have? The goal of the Hearing & Heeding your Hungers … a diet liberation course is to get you to “No” yourself and to “No” each and every one of those behaviors and issues above.

Click on any “Yes” answers you have and see how the Course can help you to get to “No”. 

 

The 10 session Hearing & Heeding your Hungers … a diet liberation course addresses all of these issues.

Click here to download session #1.

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