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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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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]

In Eating, Temptation by Yuliya RichardLeave a Comment

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 …