In this episode we talk more about Shenpa and urges, and why finding peace in discomfort is so important. When you can sit with discomfort without trying to escape it, this is where confidence in yourself resides.

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In order to feel confident and trust yourself with food and your body in any situation, you MUST be able to feel the pull of discomfort or what I call the urge. This is where freedom lies. When urges lead to undesired results, feeling an uncomfortable emotion is preferable and can be taught.

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In this episode we discuss Buddhist philosophy and specifically read from the teachings of Pema Chodron. The name of the book I’m referring to in this podcast: Taking The Leap-Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits and Fears.

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We discuss the Buddhist philosophy and psychology regarding urges and how similar it is to the Tibetan term Shenpa. Shenpa is described as the knee jerk reaction to moving away from the present moment. What it feels like to be hooked or stuck. This is talking about how to sit with uncomfortable emotions. An urge is considered an uncomfortable emotion to leads to unwanted action. In this case overeating.

Listen in as we talk about Shenpa and urges.

Are you ready to stop overeating? If you think menopause is making it harder than ever, click here to find out more about my free call on January 18.

Enjoy the show!

Follow me on Facebook and see me live every Tuesday at 12 noon Eastern, 11 a.m. Central, 10 a.m. Mountain, 9 a.m. Pacific on Tuned in Tuesdays with Dr. Deb.

To get your free copy of the Thinner Peace in Menopause and Beyond Podcast Companion please go to http://drdebbutler.com/change. This will make it even easier to follow along with me on future podcasts.

If you like what I’m talking but think you need more guidance, I am offering a free consultation to my listeners to answer any questions you might have about anything I’ve talked about. Just go to http://drdebbutler.com/mini-session.

Please leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes at http://drdebbutler.com/itunes. It will help me reach more women who struggle with these issues. Here’s how to rate and review on iTunes: http://drdebbutler.com/rate. Thank you!

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Ep 92 Stop the Urge to Overeat!

Any sort of behavior that you engage in – overeating, overdrinking, escaping to the world of social media or passive entertainment – is easy to stop doing. The difficult part is the feeling that you will be left with if you don’t follow through on an urge to buffer. I created this week’s episode as […]

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Ep 91 How to Have Peace Around Food

It’s the new year, and there’s one thing all my clients tell me that they want. They want to finally have peace around food and eating. My new class is all about creating a new way of thinking that will make you feel peaceful before you lose any weight. The good news is once you […]

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Ep 90 Stop Gaining Weight on Purpose

We don’t realize it, but how we think about eating and food can create weight gain or weight loss. What are you choosing to think? If you’re gaining weight, especially during the holidays, what are you thinking?? If we know we are purposely gaining weight, then we can stop gaining weight and start losing weight […]

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Ep 89 Take the Drama Out of Food

In this episode, I discuss a client who took a group class, and how she transformed herself during it. She is past menopause and ready to be done with the struggle. It is never too late to become mindful, as she shows us. Here’s her testimonial: “I want to thank you for this wonderful class. […]

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Ep 88 How Menopausal Women Lose Weight

In this episode I talk about some of my clients before and after our work together. I read you their journey in their own words, and then I tell you about my experience working with them. Here are the two testimonials from this podcast. Listen in as I tell you how they started losing weight […]

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Ep 87 The Gift of Weight Gain — You Heard Me Right!

In this episode I share a mini session with you. Most women are more compelled to fix their weight than deal with their lives and their emotions. Weight gain can be an invitation to find out what you’re thinking and feeling that isn’t working for you. Weight is just a symptom. Fixing your weight is […]

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Ep 86 It’s Not Just About What You’re Eating, It’s About What’s Eating You!

In this episode, we discuss your reviews on iTunes. What I want to point out to you is we always think it’s about the food we’re eating but we find out, with mindfulness, is it’s about our lives and how we’re thinking and living in our one precious life. Every time we’re eating when we’re […]

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Ep 85 How to Take Control of Yourself With Food

In this episode I tell you about one of my mini-sessions. This woman was 47 years old and has struggled with her weight and control since she had her two children. She said that the reason she struggles are: She’s under a lot of stress. She works from home, and kitchen is too close. She […]

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