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Marginal Adjustments – Achieve your most desired goals!

In Temptation by Yuliya Richard

All you need to do is to make this one change, if you want to help yourself to achieve your biggest ambitions. Yes, this is only one change, but it is an extremely significant one and will help you to achieve your goals, even thought you might be struggling to concentrate, pay attention, and stay focused. You need to make …

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Help yourself in recovery from drugs and alcohol addiction: You might be at risk of relapse even after years of sobriety.

In Temptation by Yuliya Richard

For people in recovery from drugs or alcohol, life can be very challenging at times. You have to think about staying sober, and working your recovery, on top of all the other day to day life problems that people face. And relapse is a real threat, even for people who have been clean and sober for years. Let’s look at …

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How To Not Be Impulsive – 5 Practical Tips & Tricks

In Self-control, Temptation by Alex O'Toole

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 Alex O'Toole

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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What is Binge Eating Disorder?

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

As a clinical psychologist, people often ask me “so, what is Binge Eating Disorder?” It’s a term we often hear in the media but there’s quite a bit of confusion around what it really means. The word ‘binge’ has become a part of our daily lexicon. We binge-watch Netflix or binge on ice-cream, not really understanding the true meaning of …

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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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The five main reasons why you can’t control your urge to splurge 

In Impulsive shopping, Temptation by Yuliya Richard

We all enjoy a bit of retail therapy, but, when you shop, you might often feel conflicted by wanting the immediate gratification that comes from buying a shiny new item yet thinking about your future financial goals (paying rent, buying a house or saving for retirement). Why does this keep happening? 1. You simply don’t think about it. When you …

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Impulsive Behavior Examples & Excuses – Don’t Avoid Seeking Help

In Temptation by Yuliya Richard

Most of us misinterpret impulsive behavior examples as everyday activities. A binge drinking session or risky sexual behaviour may constitute a normal weekend for many people. But these are just two impulsive behavior examples that indicate something more serious may be at play.   Common Impulsive Behavior Examples Impulsive behaviours can range from seemingly harmless activities like spending sprees to obviously negative incidents …

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Why Do I Binge Eat? [Impulsivity Might Be The Reason]

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Why do I binge eat? If you’ve experienced the compulsive desire to eat large quantities of food, then you’ve probably also asked yourself this question. For some people, it’s a response to negative emotions and for others, it’s related to a specific character trait: impulsivity. In this article, we provide an alternative perspective to the question ‘why do I binge …

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