Even though they don't suggest eating in front of a TV or computer, I do. I pre-portion my meals. I only eat in front of my work PC. When I have dinner at the table with my family, I'm always the first one done and I feel less fulfilled with my meal....
So, for breakfast and lunch, I take my pre-portioned meal and take small bites between work or the lunch-break spark browsing. I'm usually more involved with the computer than the meal so this helps me to slow down and allow the food to do its magic of making me feel fuller.
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Find yourself digging through the cupboards and end up eating something that you aren't even hungry for, just because the box/packaging had a bright, appetizing, appealing picture? I turn ALL my boxes/jars/cans/cartons/containers/bags so that the "front" (i.e., the side with the huge picture of what it is) is facing the back of the cabinet, so that when I'm digging around for something to eat, I'm not met with an army of pictures!
It's best to keep the goodies out of the house, but sometimes you can't. When you have to have unhealthy treats in the house, tell yourself that they "belong" to someone else. My husband can't eat gluten, and I am not tempted to eat his gluten free cookies because they are "his". I've just transferred that idea to the kids lunch box desserts and any other goodies that I don't want to wear on my thighs.
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