I always want to snack at work. Vending, snack shack, whatever. But I've found that if I sit for even 3 minutes and just write whatever comes to mind, never stopping, I get over the "hunger" for snacking faster.
Free writing is just that. Write about anything. Describe what you see in front of you, record your thoughts about the day, anything. The key is to not stop writing for 3-10 solid minutes. Then go back and read what you wrote, you might be surprised!
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A genuine beleif you are hungry in the middle of the night
I have always woken up with a huge sense of hunger and eaten in good faith, I needed to eat before I could get sleep. Secret: Instead of eating, try going to sleep. I did this and I woke up hunger free. Was not real hunger.
I used to eat in the middle of the night, believing I needed to eat to get back to sleep. Recently, I learned it is your brain signal for sleep turns into a signal to eat. Recently I woke up hungry & just went to back to sleep. To my surprise when I woke I was no longer starving.
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