As part of many Shamanic cultures a person is called to be a Shaman by their village or tribe when the person chosen has faced death and lived to tell about it.
The tribe believes the spirits took mercy on the healer and helped them live with the agreement that they would heal others with the help of their power animals and spirits. It became a working agreement between the Shaman and the Spirits.
Part of my path as an Energy Healer and Shamanic Medicine Practitioner started a lot like these chosen Shaman.
A childhood filled with both physical and emotional abuse, sexual assaults and finally a near death experience where I lost every ounce of blood in my body and then some, woke me up enough to understand life was about more than I had been struggling with.
It took a near death experience to help me recognize that there is more to our existence and I hadn't been using my rightful power, although admittedly it took years before I would truly understand how to use it.
I have been really studying emotional eating and managing the tendency to use food to numb out and not feel so much, so I created this weeks podcast to share with you in hopes to be of service.
As an empath we feel everything on such a deep level and the sugar cravings and overeating can sometimes be one of our coping mechanisms to help us numb those feelings out and not have to deal with them.
You know the feeling, the donut screaming your name on the break room table. The Ben and Jerry's calling you from the freezer. The warm chocolate chip cookies your daughter just baked, beckoning from the kitchen counter. The nachos eating away at your willpower as you binge on Netflix. Here they are again-the cravings!
We all have them, but do you know why, and what to do about them? Cravings have both physical and emotional components. The most common foods we crave are sugar, carbs, salt, chocolate and my fave cheese!
So let's chat about some helpful tips to...