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you are NOT addicted to food... you are addicted to the way food makes you feel or a memory associated with it.
Often times we eat because we are bored (something to do), to procrastinate (after I eat this), to celebrate (Let them eat cake!), when we are stressed (chocolate), when we are PMSing (really another type of stress), etc.
We eat because we remember... for instance, most people have happy memories associated with cake (birthdays) and chocolate (boxes of candy)...
Sometimes eating can be self-hating too... to go against someone who criticized (like the mother that berates her overweight daughter or the husband who has stopped touching his wife).
You just have to figure out why and work from there. Like any addiction, there is a cause. Addiction is a symptom.
wheather im on the internet, reading a book or talking to someone if i hear something that may motivate me at some point. i write it down, put it in a data base im keeping and print it out for my notbook. i have so many of them. for . i love to open my book and read something and it helps!
I am writing a book Closets by Chriss. I spend a lot of time, thinking about closets, especially in rental units like apartments.I have a schedule of closet maintenance, products and put the time in to maintain what is in my closets.
I don't hold with the theory that in order to create more room for clothing is to purge our wardrobes. I say, just buy more closet space instead. People spend a large amount of money on clothing throwing it out just doesn't make sense in today's economy.
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