All Posts by Joanna Zajusz

How to stop your late night eating?

We seek pleasures, comfort and relief at night. You don’t really want the food. (unless the cause is 100% physical) You want to feel better. But what do you feel? Stress, emptiness, loneliness, boredom, exhaustion? Food won’t fix that – it will only create frustration and makes us fat. Can you pause… and find within some patience and kindness for yourself? Stop asking “why can’t I stop it?” ask instead (with love) “What can I do, other than eating, to feel what I want to feel?”

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Are you getting better and better at your bad habit? [video]

Between the urge to eat it and actually eating it – there is a space. What are you telling yourself in this space, in this moment – matters. And you are either telling yourself lies or the truth. When you automatically eat the sugar – you are getting better and better at the bad habit.  You are making the habit stronger in your brain. To eventually break the habit,  you need to think, feel, do something different in the moment.

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[Podcast 10] When Self-Discipline equals Self-Love

After I clarified what self-discipline means to me, what self-love means to me, I saw that they can be one and the same thing. What do you believe about self-discipline? And are the beliefs helping you or hurting you? Do you bully yourself into sticking to self discipline? Does it affect you negatively if you don’t do it perfectly? How would you feel if you knew you could create great results and self-discipline did not have to be perfect.

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Dealing with Grudges, Bitterness and Resentment? [Lessons and healing]

If you do not experience an instantaneous transformation, expect it will be just like changing bad habits: the memory will keep coming back from time to time, but each time it will be less intense. If you do not feed and relive the story, the memory will come up less often. Until one day, it crosses your mind, and you feel nothing about it. 

Have patience with yourself. 

As you go through this healing and empowering journey, think:

how you can love yourself thru this experience?

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Did Your Dream come True? Don’t Sabotage it! (overcoming the cognitive dissonance)

  Does it ever happen to you: your dream is about to come true and you start sabotaging it.  Maybe it’s a relationship that is so much better than any other relationship,  the promotion, the money… and now, to your greatest surprise, you start doing “stupid shit.”  It feels like something overtakes you and you […]

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