So true...there's nothing like pre-planning to help with the habit.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
Don't be afraid to give your best at what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
My biggest problem is I love to watch some of the cooking competitions. I'm not a great cook but find these cool to watch. I hate how they make me hungry though. lol I just have to have my food tracked before hand and make sure I have a long lasting snack I can munch on during the show. (popcorn, cheerios) All measured out and tracked early I know I won't mess up my calorie count this way.
If you don't love yourself....how can you expect others to.
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The power of suggestion, advertising, does not have as much of a grip on me as it used to, thankfully, due to Spark people articles, message boards, inspiration, etc. My weakness is more due to close proximity to tempting foods-at a buffet, in the employee break room, etc. If I can stay out of sight of tempting foods, I do much better.
When I'm REALLY doing what I know is best for me (which, unfortunately, isn't always, but... USUALLY), I plan the day's meals & snacks either the night before or in the morning & enter it in the Nutrition Tracker. That way, 95% of the time I know EXACTLY what I'm going to eat; I know what I planned is within the parameters of nutrients, so knowing I'd go over my numbers if I splurged usually keeps me on track.
I know it when I see it. I loooove to grab something. sweet after seeing it advertised, or sitting on the counter, or in the break room, or flavor of the day or pumpkin spice latte.... See it talk about it etc. I see something sweet and I want it or something like it.
I have become pretty good at resisting temptation and finding either replacements or small indulgences. I just née to be mindful and keep it in check because I easily think nothing of indulging multiple times a day.
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