You won’t feel deprived because you know you’re still going to eat that treat afterwards, but it’s better than stuffing yourself all at once if you can space it out.
You can tell yourself you’re just going to tidy up your room a bit first, but then get into it and do a full cleaning once you get going. Once you get going on a task it’s easy to keep going. Getting started is the hard part.
This little trick is just one of many ways to manage an overeating issue. I love to come up with these and they really do help. But to really heal the root of the issue so you don’t have to use bandaids like this, try re-setting your system with a 100% raw diet like the one on this Program: http://21daysRaw.com