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How to Maintain Motivation to Change Habits

As we glide into February 2021, you’ve probably fallen into one of two camps with your New Year’s resolutions. You’re committed, crushing it every day, and nothing can stop you. The lifestyle changes you’ve wanted to implement are taking hold, and you’ve developed habits that are really sticking. OR What resolutions? You’ve completely forgotten about those silly goals you made at the beginning of the year. The running shoes are still in …

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Why Are You Really Procrastinating and Putting Things Off?

Last night, I watched the opening episode of The Bachelor with a girlfriend (need I remind you this is a judgment-free zone), and I made some Four Sigmatic mushroom cacao mix* instead of my nightly tea. She wanted to try some, so she quickly grabbed my mug and poured some piping hot liquid into her empty wine glass. Naturally, I went to grab for the mug, thinking the transfer of liquid from …

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How To End The Year Healthier

People inherently like to start things on milestones. That’s what makes January 1 such a popular date to attempt to change behaviors. We love arbitrary dates like the first of the year, month, or week. How many times have you eaten a dessert on Thursday and thought, “Oh screw it, I’ll get back on my diet Monday.” These are the subtle mental games we play that result in us being less …

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Develop a Growth Mindset by Dropping This One Word

This morning, I listened to an episode of the Tim Ferriss podcast with guest Matthew McConaughey, renowned actor and hunk, among other things.  In talking about his childhood, McConaughey told of how traditional “bad” words in his household were mostly allowed, but the words they would get scolded for were “hate” and “can’t.” Now hate is a topic for another day, and I can think of a million different words to …

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How to Overcome Limiting Beliefs & Get Started on Your Fitness Journey

Changing your life by implementing healthy habits is a huge undertaking.  Many people stall out before the starting line thanks in part to limiting beliefs.  Negative limiting beliefs are the things we tell ourselves which are true in our minds, but not to anyone on the outside.  Below are common limiting beliefs of people who want to start working out regularly: I don’t have enough time to workout. I’m too lazy …

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Increase Productivity at Work With These Simple Productivity Hacks

I have days where it feels next to impossible to do anything productive. There are so many distractions at my fingertips, and most of the time, my distractions seem way more fun and exciting than working. But what I discovered is that I feel most fulfilled on days where I’m in the zone and getting a lot done. When my husband comes home and asks how my day was, I light …

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Habit Stacking Your Way to Better Health

It takes, on average, 66 days to form a new habit, according to a study cited by author and productivity expert James Clear. That’s a little over two months, which is significantly longer than the commonly-touted 21 days that gets tossed around. I think it’s safe to say that all of us would enjoy adding one or two more positive habits to our daily routine. How many times have you found …

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