Eating ... Gaining Weight ... How to Control the Urge to Splurge

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Distinguish specific cravings from hunger. Suppose you drive by a fast food outlet and all of a sudden, you develop a deep craving for French fries. Rather than rushing downrepparttar drive thru section, reassess your urge. Turn on your favorite music and switch your attention away fromrepparttar 150578 fries idea. Suppose, onrepparttar 150579 other hand, you feelrepparttar 150580 need to satisfy notrepparttar 150581 urge but your hunger, select an apple pie or salad as a substitute.

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Staying in healthy shape depends onrepparttar 150591 right attitude. So how strong is your will power to controlrepparttar 150592 urge?

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7 Incredible Lifesaving Tips to Manage Your Anger

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3) Forgive and forget.

Nothing could ease your mental and emotional pains better than by forgiving someone that has hurt you inrepparttar past. It is very unhealthy to burden yourself with unnecessary torture brought about by unpleasant memories of other people's demeaning acts.

Moreover, if they have taken something important away from you, would it make sense to also sacrifice your health and lifestyle? Of course not.

4) Exercise.

Engaging in exercises increases your endorphins. Your angry mood could miraculously change to a happy one if you get involved in exercises that you enjoy doing.

5) Have a circle of "sponge" friends.

Do you feel relieved when you voice out all your problems to close friends and relatives? That'srepparttar 150577 power of voicing out your inner feelings.

Always have someone to talk to when you're down, when you're depressed, when you're mad, or in any other occasion when you feel you have to getrepparttar 150578 thorns out of your chest.

6) Listen to soothing music.

It calms your soul. A 20 minute session of listening to relaxing music while resting comfortably could sootherepparttar 150579 upset spirit. Take deep breaths often.

7) Pray.

Deadly consequences arise when people could not hold back their fury. Ask for guidance that you will be able to control your temper. Prayers bring inner peace to those who ask for it.

There you have it - 7 essential rules to release yourself fromrepparttar 150580 treacherous killer known as "Anger." Manage your anger, save your life.

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