So you identified what needs to be changed. Now you need to decide what positive behavior you will put in place of the negative behavior you are dismissing. Let’s keep with our weight loss goal for sake of simplicity and continuity.
Replacement for you might look like this. Instead of having a second helping you immediately clear the table (and put left overs away) or get up from the table after you eat. Instead of reaching for a snack you go for a walk or drink a glass of water.
This step of positive replacement is absolutely imperative. If you want change you have to change. If you are in the midst of change you are at high risk for replacing one negative behavior with another. Therefore select a minimum of 4 positive ‘go to’ behaviors that you can use to counter temptations or feelings of weakness/defeatism. YOU CAN DO WHATEVER YOU SET YOUR MIND TO!!!