Too Late for Chocolate?
It’s best to say YES to sensible food.
Eat all our veggies
with meat well chewed.
It’s best to say YES to exercise.
It helps keep us fit
and also wise.
It’s best to say YES to a good night’s sleep.
With eight to ten hours
of dreaming deep.
It’s hard to say NO to late TV shows
with popcorn or ice-cream
You wouldn’t say YES, if handed a plate
of yummy baked cakes
or some sweet chocolate …
- Submitted in response to Poetry Prompt #22
Celia said: When we’re tired, we are more likely to give in to temptations. Well that’s my excuse. What’s yours?
Self-controlled people have better lives – but for the rest, lack of willpower is more like physical fatigue than moral failure, says Roy F. Baumeister, professor of social psychology at Florida State University.