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How To Not Be Impulsive – 5 Practical Tips & Tricks

In Self-control, Temptation by Caroline

Learning how to not be impulsive can seem tricky for people who aren’t used to it. Acting on urges may feel like an immediate reflex that you can’t control. But there are tips, tricks, and practical strategies that you can use to control your impulses. So in this article, we’ll discuss 5 of the most popular ones so that you …

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What Is Urge Surfing & How Does It Work? [Meditation & Mindfulness]

In binge eating, Eating, impulsive overeating, Self-control, Temptation by Caroline

Urge surfing is a meditation or mindfulness exercise that can help to control impulsive behaviours. It’s a powerful tool for addressing addiction and has been proven to work in many different types of setting. In this article, we’ll discuss exactly what it is and how it works so you can decide if it’s something that may be useful in your …

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Do you want to stop overeating or binging? Learn the difference between emotional hunger and physical hunger.

In binge eating, Eating, impulsive overeating, Self-control, Temptation by Yuliya Richard

A key skill to learn when you are trying to harness your impulsive overeating is knowing how to differentiate between emotional and physical hunger. It is an important difference for several reasons. First of all, if you make no distinction and just eat whenever you become aware of hunger signals, without stopping to check if your belly really is empty, …

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Do You Make Unhealthy Choices Because of Your Budget or Because You Are Impulsive?

In Self-control by Yuliya Richard

Don’t be limited by your budget or impulsivity – learn how to plan well   I recently read the Sydney Morning Herald article “Sydney’s Growing Divide: the Rich Get Fitter as the Poor Get Fatter”. What can we do to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians regardless of their income? The article discusses not only the differences in Body …

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That’s Why You Need a Contract to Improve Your Self-Control

In Self-control by Yuliya Richard

Do you want to improve your self-control? Sign a contract. Imagine you have to pay 1000 AUD every time you sabotage your diet. You would certainly think twice before devouring that chocolate cake…   Do you think your diet transgressions might stop if it meant a $1000 penalty? Enter into a contract with yourself, one that has significant consequences if …