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Maintaining means calories in is approximately equal to calories out. If you've been doing a lot of cardio to burn off pounds, I wouldn't suggest stopping that - but you might want to tone it down. Similarly, build up the calories - FINALLY - you can have a snack or 2.
whenever I crave unhealthy food, I simply chew on ice. It helps me forget what I was craving and keeps me entertained at the same time. So instead of sitting in front of the tv with a bag of potato chips, I sit in front of the tv with a cup of ice!!
If you have been a yoyo dieter like me, stop and think what went right when you were succeeding and what didn't when you got off track. You can magnify the factors that help you succeed and avoid or minimize the challenges.
When I have a craving, I indulge just enough to take off the edge and not binge. But the one thing I do and commit to is documenting everything I eat. I learned that by documenting, I am more conscious of what I am putting in my body and how many calories I consume daily.
When I'm feeling stressed, bored, or just watching my fiancé eat crap, I have to "fill the void" with something in order to keep from making a mistake. In other words, exercise for 10 minutes, drink a big glass of water or snack on some fresh veggies.
There are two things that work for me.