LOA Approved Diets?
It seems everyone’s talking about diets this month, which made me wonder if there’s room for a good LOA-er in those conversations.
Is there such a thing as a law of attraction friendly diet?
One that doesn’t violate our understanding that vibration rules the day, not carbs or calories?
Because any time we set aside our own inner knowing or inspiration in favor of someone else’s rules, it’s easy to get out of sync with our best path to health.
There’s no doubt that many creators become inspired to embrace specific traditional diets that allow certain foods and ban others. (I know a fellow LOA coach who had a lot of fun losing 50+ pounds on Weight Watchers, and another who dropped two dress sizes when she started paleo eating.)
That’s all well and good when someone finds a traditional diet that lights them up. (We know whatever we’re inspired to when we’re aligned to what we want is bound to serve us well.)
But what I’m wondering about is a diet in accordance with what manifesters know about energy and thought – one that honors our understanding that there’s no such thing as a “good” food or a “bad” food and doesn’t impose rules that potentially drown out our own inner guidance.
After hearing from several of you in the comments, here’s what our updated list looks like so far:
Paul McKenna’s I Can Make You Thin.
The Joy Diet (Martha Beck)
The Laughter Diet
The Sex Diet
The Donut Whisperer
Sondra Ray’s The Only Diet There Is
Carmela Ramaglia’s Happy Calories Don’t Count
The Gabriel Method
Let’s take a look at a couple of these …
From I Can Make You Thin, Paul’s advice may not be considered a “diet” per se, but more of eating guidelines. These instructions seem very much in alignment with what deliberate creators know about how the world works. (Meaning, it isn’t the food that makes the difference, it’s our thoughts, i.e. vibration, that dictate our experience.)
Paul’s four rules are:
1. Eat only when you’re hungry.
2. Eat what you want to, not what you think you should.
3. Eat consciously and enjoy every mouthful.
4. Stop when you are full.
A lifestyle based on conscious awareness of the body, food enjoyment, and free of “shoulds”? That sounds LOA-friendly to me!
As is Martha Beck’s Joy Diet, which actually isn’t designed for weight loss, but for life happiness. It seems to me, though, those two things often go hand in hand.
Here are Martha’s ten guidelines from the joy diet:
- Nothing: Do nothing for fifteen minutes a day. Stop mindlessly chasing goals and figure out which goals are worth going after.
- Truth: Create a moment of truth to help you unmask what you’re hiding—from others and from yourself.
- Desire: Identify, articulate, and explore at least one of your heart’s desires—and learn how to let yourself want what you want.
- Creativity: Learn six new ways to develop at least one new idea to help you obtain your heart’s desire.
- Risk: Take one baby step toward reaching your goal. The only rule is it has to scare the pants off you.
- Treats: Give yourself a treat for every risk you take and two treats just because you’re you. No exceptions. No excuses.
- Play: Take a moment to remember your real life’s work and differentiate it from the games you play to achieve it. Then play wholeheartedly.
- Laughter: Laugh at least thirty times a day. Props encouraged.
- Connection: Use your Joy Diet skills to interact with someone who matters to you.
- Feasting: Enjoy at least three square feasts a day, with or without food.
It’s easy to see how following these tips would lead one to embrace and enjoy life in a way that encourages ideal health.
The laughter diet seemed like it could be right up our alley, but most of what I found online focused on how many calories laughter burned. Which kind of misses the point for conscious creators. (I wouldn’t be surprised if laughter was an effective weight loss aid, but more from the standpoint of the alignment it leads us to rather than stomach muscles engaged.)
For a minute it seemed like the Sex Diet could be a possible contender as well (focusing on orgasmic bliss – how could that not be effective?), but results are mixed on that one.
What do you think – have you found any “diets” that operate in conjunction with conscious creation?
(And big thanks to everyone for sharing your suggestions in the comments!)