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Stop Saying "No"

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A wise woman once told me, "Stop saying "no" to foods that aren't the healthiest choice; instead say "not now" or "not today". "No" only leads to your feeling deprived and gives power to the forbidden food which has become so much more appealing. On the other hand, if you say "not now," you are taking the power back in your hands. It allows for the possibility that at some time in the future, you will let those empty calories in but not here and now, not today - not for ever, just not now!"

- Submitted by DIANE2110 11/22/2010 in Weight Loss | 3 Comments
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FAEMOM 11/22/2010 5:53:00 PM

    That's a great attitude. I believe it is very powerful, thanks for sharing that.
DUSTYGIRL25 11/22/2010 11:30:00 AM

    Well said! I believe this one will work for me, it sounds so much better. Leaves that door open in your mind, that its ok but maybe later.
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C-MERRIE11 11/22/2010 10:06:00 AM

    Im going to try this! I'll come back after a bit to report on how it's helped :)

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