Diet without dieting: 10 principles of intuitive power

In Western countries, there is a growing interest in the "intuitive eating." His technique was developed by Dr. Steven Hawkes. At the time, the doctor, who was suffering from complete, constantly tormented himself of starvation and severe diet, however hateful pounds back very quickly. Only after the Hawks developed a method of intuitive power, he was able to lose weight at 22 kilograms and save the result.

Intuitive Eating is radically different from the diet. Diet teaches us to limit the desire to deny the body in its demands, which further leads to the disruption and eating of, because the body requires its own. A diet should be intuitive principle: give the body exactly what it needs, hear him, and he will be satisfied. Because the body knows what it needs.

So, the 10 basic postulates of intuitive power: h6>
< 1. Discard the diets.

Come to a clear realization that any diet is harmful and useless. Throw away the diet books and magazine articles that offer false hope of losing weight quickly, easily and permanently. Angry at all the lies, because you felt like a failure every time diet stopped working and you gain weight again. If you leave in the mind of even a meager hope that somewhere you can wait for a new, better and more effective diet, you will not be able to concentrate on the intuitive power.

< 2. Respect your hunger.

Let your body an adequate amount of energy and carbohydrates. Otherwise you will break easily at the first temptation. If you live to see the moment of excessive hunger, all attempts to moderate and conscious power seem fleeting and not have at the moment no value. It was the first recognition of biological signals of hunger and is the beginning of a confidential friendship between you and the food. It is important to train yourself to eating only to satisfy hunger.

< 3. Challenge Power Control.

Tell a resounding "No!" Thought in my head, which is hard to you that you - well, if you consume less than 1,000 calories, and really bad, if you allow yourself a piece of chocolate cake. Power Control blames you all the rules, read in magazines. Its main office is deeply in our minds, and the loudspeaker shouts biting provoking phrases hopeless and charges. Getting rid of this control - a crucial step towards the intuitive power.

< 4. Make peace with food.

Declare a truce, stop the food fight! Give yourself unconditional permission to eat. If you tell yourself that you can not or should not eat certain foods, over time, this rejection turns into uncontrollable cravings and, as a result of overeating. And with such a large scale, as if it were your last evening. And always a sense of guilt and excess weight after that.

< 5. Respect your satiety.

Listen to the signals your body is telling you that it no longer feels hunger. Notice how you feel in those moments when you are comfortably full. Pause while eating and pay attention to the taste of food, your level of intensity and feeling of satiety at this moment. Evaluate saturation on a 10 point scale (10 - eating of 1 - present and strong feeling of hunger). Stay 5-6, even if your plate is still food.

< 6. Find satisfaction factor.

In Asian countries, most people by nature - intuitive eaters. They believe that the purpose of eating - pleasure and sustenance. They eat when hungry and stop satiated. When you eat is what you like, in a favorable and attractive environment derived from the pleasure of food skyrockets, thereby giving you more energy and satisfaction. Discovering a similar experience, you may be surprised to find that up to the level of "enough" food began to leave much less. Consciously enjoy every bite. And if you do not enjoy a meal at the expense of quality and food intake, the subconscious will do it for you - at the expense of quantity.

< 7. Respect their feelings without food.

Look for ways to soothe, distract or reward yourself without food. Anxiety, loneliness, boredom, anger - emotions that we experience regularly. Every feeling has its trigger, and his way of satisfaction. The food will not solve the problem either of them. It can only comfort in the short term or distract. Moreover, seizing emotional hunger will only make feel worse in the long run. In the end, you will still need to deal with the source of emotion. Yes, and the consequences of overeating.

< 8. Respect your body.

Take your genetics. Nobody can get into the shoes of 4 sizes smaller, and just as useless to expect the same from body size. It's hard to give up dieting, if you are unrealistic or overly critical of your body. We must learn to love and respect yourself, no matter what the figure showing the scales. The main thing that this love was of the correct character - you need to please yourself, stop complexes and make friends with himself. Realizing that your body is your property, you yourself want to improve it.

< 9. Train - feel the difference.

Forget about army training. Just be active and feel the difference. Pay attention to the movement of the body, rather than burn calories exercise. If you focus on the effect of after school, feel the entire energy for yourself personally, you understand the difference between what is best for you, lie down in the morning a couple more minutes in bed, or get up and stretch their legs (or at least go to the morning air). But if your only goal - to lose weight, it rarely becomes a motivating factor for charging.

< 10. Respect your health - choose sensible eating.

Take those products that take care of your health and taste buds. Remember that you should not stick to a perfect diet to be healthy. You do not happen nutritional deficiency and you do not reach the weight from one meal. It only matters what you eat for a long time. And you need to take into account not the numbers on the scale and progress, no matter how small it may be. No matter how slowly you move, the main thing - do not stop.


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