Posted by on Jun 21, 2014

The most common reason we get stuck in our lives is because of something called “experiential avoidance”. What is that? This brief video explains it beautifully.

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Study: If you think of exercise as something fun, you’ll eat less afterwards

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014

This is a fascinating – and useful – look at how we think of  things impacts our behaviors. Towards the end of the article, it reads:

“We can frame our workouts in different ways,” Dr. Werle said, “by focusing on whatever we consider fun about it, such as listening to our favorite music or chatting with a friend” during a group walk. “The more fun we have,” she concluded, “the less we’ll feel the need to compensate for the effort” with food.

Check it out…

NY Times: Losing weight may require some serious fun

Cognition, Mind & Body