Control Your Fear Before It Controls You

Written by Reed Floren

Control Your Fear Before It Controls You

"Fear Factor" is one of my favorite TV shows. It highlightsrepparttar courage ofrepparttar 150579 participants to engage inrepparttar 150580 most fearsome and disgusting acts.

Most ofrepparttar 150581 contestants are willing to sacrifice their dignity forrepparttar 150582 sake ofrepparttar 150583 prize money. So what does that imply? It implies that withrepparttar 150584 proper mindset, determination, and will power, you can conquer your fear.

Everyone has some sort of fear. It may be brought about by any one or more ofrepparttar 150585 following reasons.

1) by a traumatic past incident (like being bitten by a dog) 2) byrepparttar 150586 influence of other people 3) by their own negative way of thinking

But are you going to let fear take over your life? Will you remain a hostage of your fear forever?

You must takerepparttar 150587 necessary steps to overcome your fright. It's all inrepparttar 150588 mind.

Do you envy other people when you see them enjoying wild rides, and you're just stuck in a corner because you're too terrified to give it a try?

My suggestion is to face your fear head-on. Imagine yourself enjoyingrepparttar 150589 experience instead of exaggeratingrepparttar 150590 things that make you worry. (Unless of course you have health problems, then taking wild rides may not be a good idea).

Do you want to be a doctor but you're afraid that your intellect can't handlerepparttar 150591 pressure or you're worried about financial insecurity?

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

Written by Reed Floren

Eating ... Gaining Weight ... How to Controlrepparttar Urge to Splurge

I confess: I'm completely addicted to Pringles. My determination weakens every time I think about munching into one, hearingrepparttar 150578 crunch, and getting that first taste of its salty flavor. Pure heaven. Although you don't flip over chips, probably there's another food that lures you intorepparttar 150579 refrigerator orrepparttar 150580 pantry cabinet. According to one study, 97% of women (compared to 68% of men) experience cravings on food.

How do you control these urges that drag you in an intoxicated shape away from your diet plan and down intorepparttar 150581 swirling vortex of pleasure? I researched onrepparttar 150582 topic to give you expert advice on how to enjoy that art called eating without turning in into a feeding frenzy. Read on - and never again feel guilty about eating a chocolate chip cookie.

Take Charge of Your Eating Habits.

Try to controlrepparttar 150583 number of food cravings you experience. It appears to be impossible for humans like us, but if you psyche yourself and develop fewer cravings, then slowly you'll submit to fewer cravings.

According to one study of nearly 500 women, researchers found that women who received a daily 1, 200 milligram calcium supplement reduced their number of premenstrual food cravings by 54%. To reachrepparttar 150584 same result by gettingrepparttar 150585 needed calcium intake from food, rely on skim milk and yogurt. Sounds a bit difficult for all lactose intolerant? Try some calcium-fortified foods or juices like cheese and calcium-filled orange juices. If you don't feel you can get sufficient calcium from food, make uprepparttar 150586 difference using a supplement of calcium carbonate or calcium citrate.

How about something relaxing? When you're anxious,repparttar 150587 body produces more ofrepparttar 150588 hormone cortisol, which may increaserepparttar 150589 amount of carbohydrates you want to eat. Sweets or carbohydrates temporarily increase our levels of serotonin, making us feel calm and relaxed.

Thus, one way of helping curb your sweet tooth, rent some videos, text your funniest friends, or schedule a spa weekend. Why not have a bit of chocolate once in a while? When you begin including small amounts of these forbidden foods into your diet, a funny thing happens: You don't crave them anymore.

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