So far I've been writing about trying to stop a habit that hasn't been good for me: eating too much sugary food. But today I want to acknowledge a new habit that I want to keep: writing! Quite a while before starting Step Back Think Forward, I had a different blog. It meant a lot … Continue reading Establishing a New Writing Habit
Photo by Juan Pablo Arenas from Pexels I'm glad to say that I've been continuing to moderate my consumption of sugary foods. However, I’m starting to fall back into my old habit of impulsively reaching for and eating sweets or using them as an energy boost. (It can hardly be called a “boost” – it’s more of a … Continue reading Finding my Footing
Sugar and I have a long and touchy history. But I'd rather not go into the sordid (and chocolate-stained) details. So instead, here's an abbreviated summary of the cycle that has been repeating since my teen years: I tell myself (sternly) that I need to eat less sugary food. I successfully purge my diet of … Continue reading Hey Sugar, Here We Go Again
Hello! I'm Suzy. Welcome to the inaugural post of my blog about willpower, self-control and positive behaviour change. The name Step Back Think Forward is meant to refer to two basic actions that can help a person make decisions that line up with personal values: Taking a step back - pausing from and putting space … Continue reading Welcome!