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Act - Don't react. By doing this you can be constructive. In any situation if you don't respond by instinct but think a minute you can break any chain of actions from confronting people to what you eat.
Sometimes in life, we tend to start reacting to things around us, and play the victim. We react, and feel like we have no control on making a better life for ourselves.
Well, one simple change can stop that ride, and that change is to change your thinking to using *I* in all your sentences. This puts the decision making back in your own hands, and quite often opens the mind up to see a solution.
Coach Dean wrote an excellent article that explains this (link provided in more info area).
This rule goes for not only cravings but truly anything like reacting quickly to a boss, friend, etc. Give yourself 24 hours before doing anything you might regret. This applies to that must have food craving to over-reacting to your boss/spouse. This rule stops you from being impulsive.
The 24 hr. rule means I will give it one day. If I'm still having that craving then I will plan my meals/exercise accordingly, plus tell someone. Usually, that craving goes away. This rule also applies to reacting to someone that can have negative consequences.
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