Break Addiction to Carbohydrates

What to Eat:

  • SGut-BrainConnectionelect natural, unprocessed foods
  • Choose foods low to moderate on Glycemic Index
  • Do not skip meals
  • For several weeks, avoid dairy, breads and cereals of any kind
  • Eliminate corn and peanuts
  • Balance protein intake with green leafy vegetables daily

Thinking Out Loud:

  • The Human Body is the greatest creation
  • The thing that gives the body and the spirit its greatest significance Is:
    • The BRAIN
    • The MIND
    • The Ability to THINK
      • “As a man [woman] thinketh . . ., so is he . . . .” Proverbs 23:7

Important Questions to Ask Yourself:

  1. Why should I think?
  2. How should I think?
  3. What should I think about?
  4. What should I do about what I think?

The first question:  Why should I think?

It helps me to determine what I will accomplish in breaking my addiction to carbohydrates

It also helps me to determine what I will become

Second Question:  How should I think?

It helps me to determine what attitudes I am going to have for the day, the week, the month or even the year

It helps me build my character:

personality

nature

qualities

temperament

disposition

moral fiber

Third Question:  What should I think about?

It helps me when I think about the decisions I am making

  • What am I going to eat for the day, for the week ahead–plan ahead
  • What other activities am I going to do to keep from craving fast foods, etc.

Fourth Question:  What should I do about what I think?

It is believed that when I write down my goals or decisions, they become more realistic or tangible

It helps me build on my accomplishments

I am more careful to use good judgment and wisdom in reaching my potential

Follow a Pattern

Read great ideas aloud to yourself

  • Pass an idea through your mind
  • You hear this idea
  • What you are saying stirs your emotions
  • The idea becomes deeply stamped into your heart
  • You have now addressed a very important person–yourself

Memorization

  1. Memorize uplifting ideas that have been put into the best words and sentences by others
    1. These ideas will be almost as valuable to me as if I thought them myself
    2. They will help me get my mind off of food cravings that sabotage my health
  2. This is an important procedure for:
    1. Self-Motivation
    2. Self-Inspiration
    3. Self-Development

Leaving You with this Thought:

I think the deepest hunger of the human soul is to be recognized, valued, appreciated and understood.  When you acknowledge others and adapt yourself in an effort to reach them, in effect you say to them, . . .’You matter.  You are a person of worth.  You have intrinsic merit, and I’m not comparing you with anyone.  You are precious.  And if you allow me into your world, I know that I’m on sacred ground.”  ~ Stephen R. Covey

An affirmation you could use from the above quote might be:

I matter.  I am a person of worth.  I have intrinsic merit, and I’m not comparing myself with anyone else.  I am precious.

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