I have given up sugar before for more than 30 days.
But it’s been a while, I think I can safely say I haven’t done more than 7 days in over 3/ 4 years.
So yes, I am ashamed to say, I was eating quite a bit of rubbish. In my defence, there was also a lot of healthy in there too.
But by mid-afternoon I was reaching for the biscuits and chocolate. Well, anything I could push in my mouth quickly.
I can do 7 days easily, so why not 30 I thought.
After all I am a habit specialist, time to put my money where my mouth was. I’ve got pretty much everything else cracked.
Time to bash...
There are lots of different words that sum up how we feel about cravings.
People ask me about cravings all the time. When will they stop? When will they go? People seem to worry and panic about them.
Let’s get a few things straight.
People have cravings all the time for many different things and many different reasons. I would go so far as to say there is no rhyme or reason to them.
Its ok, don’t panic, a craving won’t kill you. It’s just a feeling, something that pops into your mind, a thought.
Think of it like an emotion. You feel many different emotions throughout the day. Happy, sad, thoughtful, angry, frustrated, elated, love. The list is endless.
Most of us don’t react to every single feeling we have. If you do then please get some help, you don’t need to be a slave to your emotions.
So, you are going to have...