I had been working on a project for a couple of hours when the thought "I'm hungry" appeared. I really thought I was hungry for food but when I thought about it I recognized it was emotional hunger. I knew I was getting a little tired but had ig... Read more
What characterizes an addiction? Simply this:
"you no longer feel that you have the choice to stop. It seems stronger than you. It also gives you a false sense of pleasure, pleasure that invariable turns into pain."
One can have fal... Read more
We take care of our 2 year old grandson and we have learned so much from him.
1. He smiles for no reason.
2. If it is a dreary day, he still thinks it is a wonderful day.
3. Besides his food and naps, he needs very little.
4. At m... Read more
Yesterday's blog was an "aha" moment for me. Everything clicked.
I realized I was upset (angry) because I believed life was so unfair. At times I would think of other things but the belief of unfairness was always there to come back to. ... Read more
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Lesson 22 - "What I see is a form of vengeance."
The logic all rests on t... Read more
Last night I had a cookie battle. I kept wanting to comfort myself with a cookie. I kept saying "no". Finally it dawned on me that my body was telling me something and I wanted to shut it up with a cookie. I cleared my mind and asked what wa... Read more
When an engaged couple calls off the wedding, it is usually a time of sadness and anger. But one family in Atlanta found a way to turn a terrible situation into a beautiful one. They invited 200 of the city's homeless to feas... Read more
I was super tired this week and a little depressed yesterday. When this happens I revert back to old insane thinking that junk food comforts me.
I wanted the comfort but not the calories so I planned a mini binge party.
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Today was another stress free day. Was it hard? Not really. I have been working at this forever. If I do not quit, I will succeed. I have failed many times but I never quit. I will still have to work at it for a long time until it become... Read more
Yesterday I was tired and emotional hunger thoughts entered my mind. Instead of listening to those thoughts I took a nap.
Before, I would have rested by watching mindless television. Emotional hunger would of kept tempting me until I m... Read more