Someone brought a plate of your favorite cookies to work and you just have to have one. How do you handle that? Do you tell yourself that you can have just one and TRY not to eat anymore? That never worked for me, so I started doing the following.
Whenever anyone brings in a treat at work, and it is something that I really need to taste/have, I have started telling myself that I can have one. But, I wait until there is only one left or take one as I am on my way home. Then I can't binge. Works every time!!!
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When there are goodies at work...donuts, cookies, left-over pie that someone has brought in...I always say I can ABSOLUTELY have some...as long as its the last one left OR I am leaving for the day. I don't believe that one cookie or donut is the problem...its the fact that once I start I can't stop. So it must be the only one left, or I'm walking out the door.
I love to give and recieve spark goodies. Getting spark goodies make me feel like my team mates really care about what I'm going through. I give goodies to try to help boost the morale of my team mates. We all need a little encouragement from time to time. What better way than to give a goodie.
OK, so the chocolate looks mighty fine today?? Don't punish yourself, have 1 square and savour it. Now, here's the deal- You want more??? Than tell yourself that that square was your 10th one, and enough is enough. After all, doesn't the first and the tenth taste the same? Who's to know that you only had 1 square? It COULD have been your tenth? Hope it makes sense to some one- it does look a bit weird when I'm reading it back- but it works for me.
You feel you do not miss out on 'goodies', but you majorly limit your intake this way.
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