Cook with spices instead of sauces. Sauces contain tons of calories (a typical tablespoon of mayo can contain as much as 90 calories). Spices on the other hand don't. Plus, hot spices and peppers help speed your metabolism and make you eat slower, due to burning sensation that is experienced during consumption of spicy food.
Mindfulness is something we may associate with sitting meditation practice. Even if you do meditate, chances are that you spend most of your day off the cushion and engaging with the world around you. If you’re not one for meditation, that’s perfectly alright. Whether or not you can find a meditation group near you, you can practice building awareness in your everyday life.
Drug abuse drastically changes the brain for the worse. Addiction hijacks pleasure centers, creates ingrained behavioral patterns, and kills brain cells. The good news is you can restore the brain after addiction.