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Sticking with a healthy lifestyle would be so much easier if only you didn’t have to deal with CRAVINGS… right!? I’ve got you covered with my guide called Crush Your Cravings!
There are thoughts that can make your cravings stronger...
And I hope this blog post can be a start for you that might just change how you look at certain foods! Especially your craving-trigger foods. Which, if you’re like a lot of people, you try your best to avoid thinking about at all!
Have you ever had someone tell you NOT to think about something? Like, right now: Don’t think about cute, cuddly kittens. Chances are, you pictured a kitten, right? (you’re welcome)
The same thing can happen when you suddenly banish foods from your diet because they are “bad.”
Research shows trying to suppress thoughts about certain foods can actually intensify your cravings!
One technique that researchers recommend instead is to focus on the EFFECTS of eating those foods. For example, how do they make you feel AFTER you eat them? Do they give you a headache or stomach ache? How is your mood afterward? And your energy level?
AND… if you’re a nighttime snacker, what will eating those foods close to bedtime do to your sleep… and how will you feel tomorrow?
The truth is, most of the foods we crave might taste good in the moment, but they don’t feel so great after. So instead of trying NOT to think about eating pizza…. what about thinking about how you’re going to feel AFTER you eat the pizza?
Try this strategy, and you may just make a different decision next time.
Because relying on sheer grit and discipline to get you through a craving is no fun. In fact, it can even set you up for failure.
Instead, what if you address the ROOT CAUSE of your cravings to help prevent, manage, and CRUSH them? You can. I’m going to teach you exactly how to:
We’re all about helping you find healthy solutions that last a lifetime! We hope this resource will help you crush your cravings, once and for all!
Crush Your Cravings is 100% focused on helping you FINALLY overcome your cravings. Get your FREE copy here!
Hi, I'm Carin Timskog, and I'm here to help you achieve your fitness goals.