Positives Not Excuses - It's a mind game
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Working really hard on retraining my brain while hormones are keeping me positive.
When I overeat, especially sugar:
Maybe we could think of it like other overdoes.
"Oh my, I got too much sun today better be careful next time I go out for the day."
Are you going to go out and get more sun since you are already burned anyway?
" Oh, I really should not have said that. I'm sorry if I offended you." (Next time I'll just bite my tongue.)
Are you going to continue blabbing and make the person feel worse?
"Uh-oh, there goes my back or my knee or my----. Think before you do it again."
Yes, I probably will forget the pain and over-extend myself again one day.
"Ughh! I should not have spent that much! "
Oh, if I spent $102, I may as well make it an even $200?!?!
Yes we will repeat these same mistakes again and again have to resign to doing better next time.
Identify why you did it.
Forgive yourself or chastise yourself whichever the case need be.
MOVE ON....stop obsessing over failures.
Learn from them but know that you are human and they will happen again and again and again.
I think that maybe planning on how to deal, cope, or compensate may be a more successful plan than planning on how to never do it again.