27 Simple Solutions to Stop Food Cravings! #15 Celebrations and food are intimately linked. Is the celebration focused on the food or the people? It can be confusing. The trouble is, focusing on the food and not on the reason. Think about other ways of like, a special trip or a one on one walk with someone special, etc. Focus to the celebration for its self, not only for the special food. Setting healthy food limits allows you to enjoy the food and the party even more!
27 Simple Solutions to Stop Food Cravings! #4 Make choices based on physical needs first and emotional needs secondly. Check in with yourself about your level of hunger. Do you need a snack or a meal? Are you even hungry? Has it been more than a few hours since you last ate? If you aren’t in need of fuel, then look toward another activity to fill the space you need to fill.:
How to Set Kind Food Limits and Eat Right! So just what is a kind food limit and how does it help you be a Conscious Eater? A kind food limit is one that takes into account what you desire for taste and pleasure and what your body needs to work well and feel good. A kind food limit also takes into account how you feel when you eat a particular food (physically, mentally and emotionally) and what your energy needs are right now and in the near future.
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Conscious Eating is the awareness of what your body needs for fuel and satisfaction. It is eating with respectful kindness for yourself, free from judgment. It is negotiating between your body and mind and listening to your heart, Conscious Eating frees you so that you can stop for a moment, give yourself time and space to identify your feelings, your hunger, and make decisions based on your actual mind, body and heart needs.:
Once you’ve gotten off the diet merry-go-round and firmly made the decision to change-your commitment will be tested. Most people will be in a different place. That’s okay – stay conscious. Trust the process, notice how you’re different today and celebrate your success by honoring yourself – moment by moment. You are learning what you need to fuel you; mind, body and heart for the rest of your life.:
Different types of goals work in different situations. Matching them up is a recipe for health and wellness success. A lot of people I work with know about balanced nutrition & appropriate physical activity levels, which is good but only gets you halfway to your goal, which is good but only gets you halfway to your goal. You need to use what you know in a way that is, is supportive of your health and motivates you to make different choices today.
27 Simple Solutions to Stop Food Cravings Right Now! #21: Cooking, watching cooking shows, reading recipes are all ways of engaging your creative self. Looking for the perfect recipe for the food you crave is still focusing on the craving rather than what you may need. Shift your thinking to other ways of being creative and relieve yourself from the stress of emotional eating. These don’t need to be big projects, expensive or masterpieces Look for ideas at your favorite craft store or…
27 Simple Solutions to Stop Food Cravings Right Now! #24 Get rid of good vs. bad food. Foods have different nutritional values and some are more nutrient dense than others, this doesn’t imply that less nutritive dense foods are bad! Food is just food, not good or bad. Most people find that when bad food leaves their vocabulary they are less inclined to overeat or crave foods that were once judged.::
27 Simple Solutions to Stop Food Cravings Right Now! #26 Leave morality out of it—food is not sinful! How many times have you heard, usually at dessert time, “we’re being sinners tonight?” How many foods are called sinfully delicious? What if we accepted that our bodies enjoy pleasurable experiences like eating good food? Acceptance in the fullest sense means honoring your desire for pleasurable experiences with food, non-judgmentally.: