Hunger does not always feel safe. Sometimes hunger feels like the scariest possible sensation.
We may either stuff ourselves full to never have to feel the emptiness of hunger, or we constantly try to outrun the emotion and don’t allow ourselves to ever access our hunger or fullness.
It is safe to feel hunger.
It is normal to feel hunger.
It is normal to eat when hungry.
It is normal to eat when not hungry.
Hunger is normal.
Hunger is safe.