Today I’m going to break down a tool called an “If-Then Contact” that I developed for emotional eating. I could see this helping with some other bad habits as well, but you will have to be the judge of that and how it fits into your life. In order to fully dive into this strategy, I want to review emotional eating and then I’ll give you the steps for to implement the “If-Then Contract” making a deal with yourself for those moments when you feel like you are a hairs breath from giving in.
An “If-Then Contract” is essentially a deal you will make with yourself whenever your brain wants to do some emotionally eating.
Let’s review Emotional Eating:
What an “If-Then” Contract does
How to make and use an “If-Then” Contract.
Below is a link to a PDF of a If-Then Contract that you can print and fill out. Enjoy!
by Lora Armendariz
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