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When I remember how I used to tell my children "No" all the time, did not mean I wanted to deprive them of happiness, I just wanted to divert their happiness to something else more beneficial for them, it helps to remember that for myself now!
Change the way you see a thing, and the thing you see will change...
I stopped looking at what I couldn't have and instead thought of and focused all of the things that I can have. The thoughts of deprivation faded faster than I imagined and I got excited about all the possibilities and options... Change is your choice, and even if you are scared... Do it afraid!!
No equipment necessary... All you need is a desire to want the benefits of a healthy/positive life, more than you want the perceived comfort you think you have remaining the same; which when you think about it, really isn't comfortable at all though....
Instead of buying a full size cake for my birthday yesterday, friends bought cake pops! Perfect! Gave me the feeling of a treat but a much smaller size and no feeling of deprivation that may have caused me overeat later on a different occasion (we've been there/done that before, right?).
Same calories- i know- BUT by choosing to buy only the quantity you need when you order there are no tempting leftovers!!! So thankful!
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