Loops are the circular thinking in our minds that take us endlessly round and round the same negative track.
Someone or something usually triggers that track, which attempts to deplete your energy and send you into a downward spiral. You have multiple loops that you are susceptible to and the majority of them are linked with your feelings of self-worth and what you believe you are capable of accomplishing with regards to handling anything on your to-do list, to shedding your excess pounds, or to achieving any other goals.
You know you’re in a loop when the message is basically the same and includes words like never, always, etc., as well as contraction words such as can’t, don’t, and so on. The tracks can be quite damaging to your psyche, for they typically make you feel bad about or ashamed of yourself in a variety of ways.
An example of a loop is: “I’ll always be overweight. I’ll never be able to shed my excess pounds. I just can’t seem to control my out-of-control eating. That’s just the way it is. It’s always gonna be this way. There’s nothing I can do about it. I’ll always be overweight.”
By following this blog, you are giving yourself permission to discover just what triggers the negative tracks to play in your brain. On Your Weight Loss Discovery Journey, you may have come to understand that a variety of things trigger your own loops from simply getting up in the morning to stepping on the scale to trying on clothes to going to work to eating to comments from key people in your life to lying down to go to sleep each night.
While this blog is allowing you to raise your conscious awareness, EFT tapping is the tool that helps you prevent the loops from playing or stops them from endlessly going round when and if they do start.
Here is a short script for you to recite to remind yourself that you have the tools and the power to shift the thinking in your mind. Feel free to gently tap with your fingertips on the bone directly over your heart, while you say the sentences out loud:
“I love myself enough to transform any habits and patterns that have prevented me in the past from reaching my goals. Over the last several weeks and months, I have learned what triggers the harmful cyclical thinking in my mind. As such, I have helped to prevent many of the energy-depleting loops from running in the first place. By following this blog, I am safely and swiftly re-patterning my mind and connecting with positive healing thoughts that move me forward to achieve my goals. I am the one in control of stopping my mind from going round and round in circles. I am that strong and powerful. Having chosen to stop the loops, I easily create the space to allow positivity to be what’s playing in my brain. I also give myself permission to be gentle with myself. And I choose to use EFT tapping to break any loops that do get started. Because stopping one loop empowers me to change the rest of my thinking, I naturally boost my self-confidence. I give myself permission to end the negative loops, so that I can gently shift my self-image. I am a capable woman, who is worthy of reaching her goals.”