Cravings. The bane of everyones dieting. This force comes over you and pushes you to shove all pleasurable things in your mouth. Craving defined: an intense, urgent, or abnormal desire or longing. Ask anyone what foods they crave, and most people will be able to list off at least a couple without hesitation. Ask them while they are dieting and due to our natural preoccupation with food, and heightened anxiety during these phases, we will be able to spit them out more quickly.
“My life has been filled with terrible misfortunes, most of which have never happened.” Mark Twain Do you often predict the worst? You know... act as if you're a fortune teller? One of the best gifts I have ever given myself is working on reducing my negative thought patterns. I was naturally very pessimistic due to my environmental conditioning. You know being surrounded by a bunch of assholes who like to point out everything wrong in life. So my automatic negative thoughts
Do you get upset over the little shit, that really means nothing in the big scheme of things. The solution is pausing, taking a step back to look at the situation, and then deciding how you want to respond instead of reacting emotionally. We all tend to jump to conclusions based on our unique experiences, it’s akin to a reflex— something that happens automatically without thought. It’s a lazy way to make conversation and bond with people and I’m totally guilty of this. RAFT i