Listen to Your Fullness

You can stop eating.

You can stop eating when you’re full.

You can listen to your fullness and respond to it.

You can stop eating because you know how you want to feel.

You can stop eating when you’re full because you know why you’re eating.

You’re satisfied when you’re full because you’ve honored your hunger and ate the food you truly wanted to eat.

You can stop eating when you’re full because you’ve had enough.

You can stop eating because you’re full and you can’t store sensation.

You can stop eating when you’re full, regardless of people starving in other parts of the world.

You can stop eating when you’re full because you can have that food again later.

You can stop eating because the food won’t do anything to solve your stress.

You can stop eating when because you’re strong enough to feel your feelings.

You can stop eating because you know what your true fullness feels like.

You can eat past your fullness sometimes without feeling like a failure.

You can stop eating because you know there will be another meal.

You can stop eating when you’re full, even when there’s more food on your plate.

You can stop eating when you’re full because you’re not afraid to feel hunger (because you know you can eat again when you’re hungry).

You can push your plate away when you’re full.

You can stop eating when you’re full, with food on your plate, without offending the chef.

You can save your food for later.

You can stop eating when you’re full, even though it felt like it went away too quickly.

You can stop eating when you’re full because you don’t want to feel miserable and stuffed.

You can stop eating when you’re full because you heard that your body was done eating.

You can eat past your fullness sometimes without feeling guilty.

You can stop eating when you’re full.

How do you feel about listening to your fullness? Why do you think you find yourself eating past your fullness signals?

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Originally published at www.breatheandnourish.com.