As soon as I began eating these jellybeans, I’d become deaf to my inner voice’s warnings:
“Yo! Karen! Enough! You’re full! The bag’s nearly empty! STOP!!!!!”
I used to call these jellybeans my “Kryptobite” – because a few bites worked like Kryptonite on me – rendering me powerless over my cravings.
We all have our “Kryptobite” foods! Perhaps yours is chocolate, cake, candy bars, pizza, cheese, ice cream, french fries, chips, cupcakes, donuts…?Happily I found a way to turn up my willpower for jellybeans, and turn down my cravings (Note: This is an NLP tool I share in my groundbreaking DO IT PROGRAM.)
I discovered the following via Google:
JELLY BEANS, CANDY CORN AND GLAZED CANDIES ARE ALL COVERED IN “SHELLAC” AND/OR “CONFECTIONER’S GLAZE” – WHICH ARE EACH CODE NAMES FOR “BUG EXCRETIONS.”
Shellac makes things nice and shiny. But the ingredients in the shellac on your candy is not so nice. It’s a “secretion” from a Thailand insect, a beetle called “Kerria laca.” Yes, that’s true! And I’m even wording it nicely.
As soon as I linked jellybeans with “bug poop” my desire for these Kryptobites completely faded away. I stopped thinking jellybeans were yummy – and swapped in thinking jellybeans are yucky!
This “Yummy to Yucky Tool” is one based in “Neuro Linguistic Programming” (NLP) – because it’s all about mindfully linking specific word associations to specific foods. In my DO IT PROGRAM I share a lot of tools from “Neuro Linguistic Programming” (NLP).
Below I am sharing more about how to use my “Yummy to Yucky Tool.” Scroll on down!
I know the tools in my DO IT PROGRAM digital course are effective – because these tools helped me to finally stop eating crappy foods – and lose 20 pounds in 3 months – and keep the weight off for over 5 years – and counting!
Think of a Kryptobite food. Now, think about something gross – like cockroaches. Now envision your yummy Kryptobite food with disgusting roaches crawling all over it. The more detailed and vivid your image, the more powerful your willpower will become. Do this visualization process regularly – and overtime you will become disgusted by your Kryptobite food. Plus be sure to do this visualization before or during an uncontrollable craving!
Google the yumminess out of your favorite foods! Take some time to read the disgusting ingredients which are actually in your Kryptobite foods!
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Hi I’m Karen Salmansohn, founder of NotSalmon. My mission is to offer you easy-to-understand insights and tools to empower you to bloom into your happiest, highest potential self. I use playful analogies, feisty humor, and stylish graphics to distill big ideas – going as far back as ancient wisdom from Aristotle, Buddhism and Darwin to the latest research studies from Cognitive Therapy, Neuro Linquistic Programming, Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Quantum Physics, Nutritional Studies – and then some.
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