Delay Your Meal by Just 20 Minutes to Lose Weight and Avoid Overeating

bhardwazbhardwaz:

Nice blog on using delayed gratification for health and wellbeing. Make sure not to over indulge after delayed gratification.

Originally posted on Alyce Vayle Author:

A phrase a mentor of mine taught me was ‘delayed gratification’. This is when we choose not to indulge in an activity right away – giving ourselves the chance to want and expect that activity even more. It helps us to build up our willpower.

Often I have immense willpower – there are times when I have the will of steel. At other times, I feel as if things control me. Sometimes I feel that I have no choice but to eat the piece of chocolate cake, or drink the glass of wine. Sometimes my urges are so strong – sometimes I feel very, very weak.

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