My Story

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BREAK FREE: Your 5 Step Plan To End Emotional Eating. It's FREE

Hello, it is so great to see you here.My name is Lydia. I am an Eating Psychology Coach and Certified Health Coach and I help women, just like you, heal their relationship with food, their bodies but more importantly the relationship they have with themselves.Don’t just take my word for it. Check out what some of my past clients have said about working with me.

My Intension is to help guide you out of the maze of emotional turmoil, burst through confusion and knock down the walls of self doubt, self criticism and self judgment that is keeping you small so you can reach your full potential and finally find peace with food.

I Believe that true health is achieved when we focus not just on what you eat but what you think, feel and the habits that you do on a daily basis. It is about looking at your relationship that you have with yourself and the relationship you have with food. Is the relationship a loving one or it full of hatred and self punishment? When inner change occurs the outer change will follow.

I would love for you to join me so I can help support you on your journey to become the healthiest and happiest that you can be. Your next step is to download my FREE ebook:

BREAK FREE: Your 5 step plan to end emotional eating.

This ebook is for anyone who is struggling with their relationship to food, body but more importantly the relationship they have with themselves.

I hope this ebook helps support you as you begin on your healing journey. All you have to do is take the first step and see where it leads.

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My Story

Like many young women I struggled with my weight, self esteem and body image. Unfortunately this led me to adopting a destructive relationship to food that went on for many years. I had lost all sense of balance in my life. I constantly felt this emptiness inside me which was so painful that it needed to be filled. Food was the thing that I reached for to fill me up. To allow me to feel whole again but as the weight started to pile on my self esteem plummeted and I was left feeling even more empty. I hated myself for giving into my compulsive nature. Shame and self loathing took over me and to eradicate the painful emotions that arose due to my out of control eating habits I would punish myself with restricting what I ate the next day and run my body into the ground with gruelling exercise regimes. This never ending cycle was so exhausting to maintain and it was no way to live.

Everyday I was driven to eat, think and live from a place of guilt, shame and self hate. My willpower soon wore off after being ‘good’ for a short period of time and I was back to using food to ease the pain. This cycle went on for many years with the number on the scale increasing overtime. I was left heavier than I had ever been with a level of self esteem and self worth that was non existent. I was an empty shell that was starved of nourishing foods, love and connection from others and from myself. I was living in deep fear. Fearful of not being good enough, thin enough, smart enough and from this place I acted in a way that supported my negative beliefs. I saw no way out of this nerve ending cycle that I was trapped in.

My turning point

I had to take a hard look at myself and decided enough was enough. I was tired of being at constant war with food and more importantly with myself. I had to give up the quick fixes and stop running away from my uncomfortable emotions. I had to start listening to what my destructive relationship to food was trying to tell me. So I began my healing journey in the hopes that I could med the broken relationship I had with myself and with food so I can lead a balanced, healthy and happy life.

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Where I am now

It has been a long journey of self discovery to get to where I am today. Instead of numbing myself with food I started to get curious. I had to begin to work through my painful emotions. I started to heal myself from the inside out. I immersed myself into the world of health, wellness and self development to help guide and support me on my journey. Instead of hating myself into change I had to learn the art of self compassion and forgiveness. This didn’t come easy as I was so trapped in the self hate cycle but slowly I noticed things shifting. I started treating myself better as my relationship with myself grew stronger. I had to get comfortable with discomfort and find the courage not to get seduced by the quick fixes that I knew would only leave me worse off.

I started eating clean and nourishing foods and ditched the sugar that was fuelling my erratic eating behaviours. I started to move my body from a place of self love instead of punishment. I started to break through my limiting beliefs and destructive habits one by one and introduced healthier habits and began to think in a way that was supportive and kind. I was doing everything I could to help heal myself. My journey lead me to studying at The Institute for Integrative Nutrition and The Institute for the Psychology of Eating. Both these trainings were very healing for me as I learnt and gained so much knowledge that I could apply into my own life.

As a eating psychology and certified health coach I now am able to do a job that I absolutely love. I get to coach women into healing their relationship with food so they cant start loving their bodies but more importantly themselves. I used to be ashamed of my struggles but now I see them as a blessing as I can draw on my own personal experiences and bring them into my coaching. From this place of understanding and relatability I find that my clients let go of the shame much quicker and can be completely open with me because they know that I struggled with similar issues that they are dealing with.

I learn from mistakes and I learn a great deal from my clients as well. They help me stay on a balanced path. Everyday is a chance to nourish myself on many different levels wether it be emotionally, physically or spiritually. I used to fill myself up with too much food, too much negative thinking, the list went on. But today i choose to fill myself up with things that make me feel good. Everyday I commit to eating, thinking and living in a way that keeps me balanced and connected to myself. I am exited to continue on this journey as I continue to learn and grow.

If you are looking to start on your own healing journey then download my FREE ebook:

BREAK FREE: Your 5 step plan to end emotional eating.

This ebook is for anyone who is struggling with their relationship to food, body but more importantly the relationship they have with themselves.

Wishing you lots of luck as you begin on your journey.

All my love,

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