Esther, pruning pathways is a useful concept, but it’s not the only thing to consider, because it’s not just a matter of waiting this out; waiting for things to get better.
Remember (from Week 2) that the more persistent addictive desire (all day) is a symptom of your denial of free choice. It’s a form of rebellion; you feel trapped and you want to escape. Does this make sense?
I’m thinking in particular of your answers for Section 3.6 Exploring Freedom, where you scored your “I have to…” and “I can’t…” statements 9.5 out of 10! I’ll be speaking about all of this in the webinar on Sunday, and what to do about it. For now, if you want to work on this before Sunday, go to The Solution in Section 2.