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How to beat cravings

beat cravings

What are cravings? Cravings are a powerful desire for something. Synonyms: longing, yearning, hankering, hunger, hungering, thirst, pining, desire, want, wish, fancy, urge, need, appetite, greed, lust, ache, burning, addiction, aspiration, aim, goal; What can we do about them? Here are some ideas how you can deal with cravings when they appear. Don’t just reach for the item or behaviour you crave, try one of these useful techniques instead. Sometimes little tweaks in how we approach a situation can be all that we need. Examine your feelings:  We often find ourselves longing for something not for the reason itself e.g. hunger, but for other emotional reasons:  are you really feeling lonely, bored, resentful or just fed up? Drink some water:  hunger, for instance, can be mistaken…