You Don’t Need a NEW DIET

Want to start eating better and losing weight? You don’t need a new diet. You do not even need to start exercising. You just need to keep a food log. People that keep a food journal lose twice as much weight as those that do not. Why is it so effective? Simple. Keeping a food journal forces us to confront our choices. Monitoring improves our performance through increased awareness. Continue reading You Don’t Need a NEW DIET

Confronting Our Choices & Associations

Our primitive brain is more resilient than our prefrontal cortex, but it is a dumb repeater. If we do not increase our awareness of bad habits, our dumb repeater will continue doing what he has always done. We must confront our choices. Continue reading Confronting Our Choices & Associations

Bad Habits – How to Interrupt Them

“Awareness is the greatest agent for change.”

Eckhart Tolle

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At the most basic level, bad habits form when we let our guard down and sleepwalk through our decisions. Bad habits always produce an immediate pleasure.  Our primitive brain is short-sighted. It only makes linkages of pleasure or pain to the immediate results an action produces. Continue reading “Bad Habits – How to Interrupt Them”