What’s a strategy or approach to controlling an addictive behavior that’s worked for you?

In dire need of rebuilding some self-trust. Feeling weak & whack.

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Helps me to focus on something else. I don’t tell myself “You can’t do x” but instead I say “Isn’t it awesome you are working towards y” - I focus on the positive and how doing that will make me feel rather than trying to restrain myself from the negative

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That’s a helpful perspective, because I think part of the struggle in avoiding a negative is the guilt that comes with failing to avoid. Versus celebrating taking steps toward a positive.

Do you use any sort of tool to track your ‘progress towards y’? Something to stay motivated?

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