I understand your problem. I usually see things with mathematical logic.

I use these two techniques: tell and enlist others, like you said, or replacement.

For example, I took a package of sugar home from the restaurant and measured it. One can of Coke contained 24 packs! I quit immediately and lost 25 pounds. I also removed all sugar snacks from the house, but added one — the replacement.

I love warm, chocolate chip cookies, straight out of the oven. One brand came as individually frozen, unbaked cookies. I selected one cookie, waited the 15 minutes for it to bake, then ate it. If I wanted another one, I had to wait another 15 minutes. USUALLY, one was enough.

If I had baked 15 cookies, I would have eaten all 15 cookies.

It’s important to know yourself.

William “Bill” Myers, Analyzes all, Programmer, retired. If you learn anything new, find enjoyment, have a new thought, then I’m successful. Photo: 1st article

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