In today’s post, I want to talk about something I get asked about very often, which is how to deal with sugar cravings. As you know, my approach around this subject is based on spirituality, consciousness and evolution, and therefore, is very different from what other experts suggest. So let us begin…

First of all, let’s talk about the root cause behind our food cravings and addictions. If we think about it, addictions come from self-abandonment and the reliance on outside approval. When we are constantly looking for external approval of ourselves, we are abandoning our One Self. When we abandon our One Self we feel lacking, and it is then when we start craving for substances that we believe will fill out that sense of lack.

It is not so much a craving for sweetness that you are looking to fill yourself with, but it is a craving for the abandonment of your own self-love what you are truly looking for. You are always the one who gives to yourself—whether love, abundant resources, opportunities, respect, compassion, etc. And as you wake up to this realization, life is then about discovering how to support yourself and how to live a life that will cause a full expression of your being into the world.

As the One Life awakens in you, then your relationship to food is no longer about need, but about pure delight and self-discovery. Your sugar cravings will be about discovering those sweet tones within you and expressing them fully. Then, if you decide to reach for a sweet food, it won’t be out of neediness, but out of pure delight and full self-awareness. In time, the cravings will dissolve and no longer be an issue.

As you remember that all is within, you will heal those cravings through fully presencing life and feeling the resonance within you with all that you engage in. Everything is fluidly changeable when you are willing to be in non-resistance to life, and when you understand that everything will change in your outer reality when you sing the sweet notes that have been stifled in you.

So today, I am sharing a quick exercise that reflects these insights. You can do this exercise whenever you feel the urge to reach for a sweet treat that is replacing that sense of inner-sweetness:

1) Tune into the feeling of the craving in your body, and ask for support to heal it.

2) Taste the sugary substance with your imagination. What does it stimulate in you, how does it make you feel?

3) Now imagine the sweet smell of fragrant flowers flowing into you...smell the intoxicating sweetness, and imagine drinking that up as a sweet syrupy nectar.

4) Now imagine a scene of sweetness, whatever that means for you (a beautiful blue sky, a gentle touch, smiles, beauty in nature, colors). Feel the sweetness of it...feel it radiating in the air, and breathe that sweetness in through every pore of your body. Feel your body as you do this.

5) Imagine the texture of sweetness, and feel it on your skin and let that feeling ripple through your whole body.

6) Connect briefly to the root, sacral, solar plexus chakras and imagine the sweetness frequencies being absorbed into them. Feel soothed and cared for....

7) Tune into the feeling of consuming sugary foods...what does that numb in you? Now rather than a numbing, bring in a feeling of awakening. Ask for support to dissolve any painful memories, to wash these away from your body, and to dissolve the craving from all levels of being.

8) Feel love emanating from YOU to YOU and give yourself a hug!

Repeat this exercise as often as possible and I promise you’ll start to feel that sweetness and love within you. Be patient and know that this too shall pass! Are you ready to get started? What are your biggest challenges with sugary cravings? I’d love to hear from you, so leave your comments below.

With praise and gratitude,

PS. If you need that extra support, I would love to help you!

Author's Bio: 

Monica is a nutrition and evolutionary coach that uses a holistic approach to help people turn their food and body struggles into an opportunity for self-realization, inner-power and freedom. After dealing with an eating disorder for over 15 years, she was called to dedicate her life to the spiritual path of full liberation and self-discovery. She is a Certified Nutritionist and holds a MS in Nutrition Education and a second MS in Holistic Health and Nutrition. She is also a Belvaspata and Inner Mastery Tool practitioner. You can learn more about her at