Let's say my craving today is doughnuts and I feel powerless to resist them. I imagine an animated dozen doughnuts ringing my doorbell. When I open the door, 4 doughnuts hold me down, 2 doughnuts force my mouth open and the other half dozen jump in my mouth. Ridiculous, yes? Of course it is, but so is the notion I have no more control over my eating than that, and I've made myself smile.
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When I feel down or discouraged I try to find humor in my environment.
When I feel down or discouraged I try to find humor in my environment. Humor is an excellent release and laughter is therapeutic. It is a grand world, laugh a little! If you look, you will find it. Spark Cheers!
Sometimes when a person acts like they're being sympathetic and says "It must be really hard." when I tell them I'm following a weight loss plan, I reply "Hey! If it were easy, everyone could do it!" That may not always stop them, but it does slow them down.
Basically, the idea is to use humor to deflect the bad vibes away from you.43
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