5 Steps to Stop Overeating & Emotional Eating. February 22, 2012 By Guest Blogger|32Comments| Facebook Tweet Google + Pinterest Email Have you ever felt compelled to keep stuffing yourself to the point of discomfort?
Maybe you’ve found yourself reaching for a packet of cookies when you’re home alone, tired and lonely? If so, you are one of many who have overeaten for emotional reasons. Overeating can wreak havoc on your mental, emotional and physical health if left unaddressed, and the talking down to yourself that typically follows flushes a lot of energy and self-love down the toilet. Yet despite what your reason and intelligence tells you to do (i.e., stop overeating), you are still unable to close the bag of processed (or raw) chips. Emotional eating can be a very challenging habit to release as usually: But it can be done. What is needed is support, compassion, kindness and a safe space without judgment where you can release your fears, and identify your emotions, triggers and real needs. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Photo credit: wintersoul1. Introduction to SPAMAYL. Introduction This Blog was created as a place store my developments and related thoughts concerning polyphasic sleeping.
If you’re here I’m going to assume you already know what polyphasic sleeping is and that I won’t need to hold your hand by defining phrases like monophasic or dymaxion. I will try to go into as much detail as possible, “if you’re going to do something, might as well do it right”, hopefully this isn’t so much information it becomes boring.
A brief history of my polyphasic activities In the past I have adjusted to a dymaxion sleeping schedule. It was 3 weeks of torture and brute determination, but I pulled it off. To be honest though, I was unable to keep following the schedule because not more than a few days after I had become adjusted I got knocked out by a sickness. And I did! June 22 Starting June 22 2010 I began the adjustment phase for SPAMAYL. Nap times include 2:20 PM, 4:00 PM, 8:00 PM, 10:00 PM, and 11:40 PM. Study Guides and Strategies. How To Become An Outstanding Person. Wanting to become an outstanding person does not guarantee success.
In fact, having the motivation and desire to become outstanding does not guarantee you anything. Sounds a little pessimistic? Read on, as I explain what will make you an outstanding person, in twelve weeks time. Let me begin by telling you what I consider to be outstanding. It is not a measure of success, wealth or popularity among your peers. Virtue as defined by Wikipedia: Virtue is moral excellence of a person. Now we are clear that virtue is the core of your personal development to become an outstanding person and provides the foundation for your success. Benjamin Franklin’s Twelve Virtues Temperance . Benjamin Franklin’s system was based on the principle of replacing old-bad habits with new-good habits. This is my excel replica of Benjamin Franklin’s journal page as per his autobiography, which I previously mentioned in my money management article.
So here’s the system. Becoming Outstanding Series. Educate Yourself Without School. School isn’t for everyone.
There are just too many required classes that you must take in order to get to the stuff you actually want to learn. Plus the whole homework and testing system… I’ll just stop there. There are tons of ways to educate yourself quickly and for much less money than with a college education. Skip the Writing 101 class, save yourself $200,000 and try out some of these handy methods if you’re looking for some post-high school knowledge: Online Courses/Lectures – Too attached to the university system to totally let go of collegiate-style education?
- Stanford has an extensive collection of podcasts here- Berkeley records hundreds of lectures and puts them all online in different formats. For a more complete list of University courses offered online, check out this article from LifeHacker.com Podcasts – iTunes has thousands upon thousands of free podcasts, recordings like radio shows, about every topic imaginable. Great Podcasts: Waves of Personal Development. 5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School One of the biggest reasons that people are denied the privilege of education is because they can’t afford it.
However, today we live in a world where knowledge and information are at our finger tips like never before. Technology has leveled the playing field so that anybody with an interest and an internet connection can receive a world class education. Bloggers, podcasters, search engines and digital content creators of all types of have made it possible for us to learn virtually anything we want to even if we don’t have the money. If you want to learn anything chances are there is somebody creating content about the subject and sharing it with the world at no cost. Self Motivation is Not Optional Taking this kind of approach to educating yourself requires an extremely high degree of self motivation. 1. 2. Want to learn how to get in shape? 3. 4. 5. Education as we know it is changing rapidly. Management- and Career Training. How to Stop Worrying.
Undoing the Worrying Habit Once acquired, the habit of worrying seems hard to stop.
We're raised to worry and aren't considered "grown up" until we perfect the art. Teenagers are told: "you'd better start worrying about your future". If your worries aren't at least as frequent as your bowel movements, you're seen as irresponsible, childish, aimless. That's a "responsible adult" game rule. To the extent that worrying is learned/conditioned behaviour, it can be undone. Centuries-old cultural conditioning has given us a nasty neurosis: the belief that happiness must be "earned". Laid on top of the first neurosis is the idea that spending money will make you happy. So: we never stop working, we never stop spending money, we're never really happy – ideal conditions, coincidentally, for a certain type of slave economy. You won't stop worrying if you think it serves you.
The fight-or-flight response (FOF) is useful on rare occasions of real danger. Worrying is never useful. Overcoming Procrastination Using Self Talk. Changing how we talk to ourselves is the easiest and most powerful way to overcome procrastination.
No other method that I know of disarms procrastination so rapidly and at such a fundamental level: that of our own thoughts. The Voices In Our Heads We’re talking to ourselves all the time inside our minds. Even when you’re not paying attention, these relentless mental debates deeply influence our feelings and, ultimately, our behavior. The good news is that just becoming aware of such mental dialogues — noticing patterns and turning them into productive statements — is usually all you need to overcome many unwelcome feelings and behaviors. Let’s see how this can help us when it comes to procrastination. The Procrastinator’s Motto Consider the following thought, which for sure has crossed our minds many times in the past: “I have to finish this long, important project.
Now, tell me you don’t have this thought sometimes. But what’s so wrong about the Procrastinator’s Motto? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Become Who You Want To Be. Thinking like a genius: overview. Thinking and recall series Problem solving: creative solutions "Even if you're not a genius, you can use the same strategies as Aristotle and Einstein to harness the power of your creative mind and better manage your future. " The following strategies encourage you to think productively, rather than reproductively, in order to arrive at solutions to problems.
"These strategies are common to the thinking styles of creative geniuses in science, art, and industry throughout history. " Nine approaches to creative problem solving: Rethink! Exercise #2 illustrates how famous thinkers used these approaches. Exercise #1: illustrates applications of the nine approaches. Text of exercise:Nine approaches to creative problem solving: Rethink! Thinking and recall series. A Radical Goal Setting Technique. Goal setting techniques are not always very effective.
They are often overcomplicated or do not inspire motivation from the user. When it comes to goal setting, simpler is better. You want to accomplish as much as possible by taking the quickest road from A to B. This goal setting technique is simple enough and it will destroy your excuses and obstacles along the way. As we travel through life different challenges often emerge in the form of obstacles. This goal setting technique is interactive, meaning I would like for you to take out a piece of paper as you read this. The Goal Goal to achieve.What’s stopping you. The next step is to reorganize what you have just written into another format, one that has a unique purpose.
I want Xbut Y For example… I want to save $10,000 by September 1st, 2009.but, I have no money saved and I spend too much. The first time I did this exercise one simple truth hit me in the face; when you use “but” you are lying. The Big Why Reverse Goals Congratulations!