A Rubber Band Snaps

The humble rubber band you use to hold things together can help you change for the better.

I wear one on my wrist daily when building a new habit or breaking a bad one. It’s pretty simple but highly effective.

Here’s how…if you’re looking to stop eating that 3pm cookie or any other habit you want to change.  Try this – when the craving hits snap the rubber band on your wrist.  The slight stings of rubber hitting your skin will cause your brain to associate “pain” with the cookie. Do this every time the craving attacks and you’ll break the pattern.

Make sure to replace the cookie with a healthier snack like an apple.

Bonus tip: Keep snapping the rubber band AS you eat the cookie

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