Habit Change

Invitation

We struggle with the changes we’re hoping to make when we obsess about burning the obstacles standing between our current and future self. When we put an excessive focus on eliminating what we see as the negatives. Often the things we try to reduce, remove, or stop altogether are the […]

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Rusty cage

Whatever you believe, it’s true. “I don’t have the motivation to exercise.” “I am addicted to sugar.” “I fail to understand the geopolitical situation in the sub-Saharan Africa.” Old and ingrained beliefs hold you back. The way you see yourself and the way you see the world are what built […]

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The struggle of changing surface level habits

It doesn’t work. We can try to implement all kinds of media sexy, but shallow tactics to improve our habits. Setting alarms, eating slow, always having vegetables in the fridge. These can work if we’re using them to simply remind ourselves to do whatever the habit is that we want […]

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When You Feel Unmotivated

We all have times when we are on the verge of stopping because the goal just feels too enormous and intimidating. Maybe the goal looks like a small dot in the horizon. Maybe it feels like an unbearable mountain with vertical walls, jammed with barbed-wire and razor blade obstacles. And […]

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Conquering Donut Cravings

  As is with most great blog post ideas (even if I say it myself), this too came while having a chat with one of my clients last week. He’s been trying to find ways to curb down his sugar consumption and was able to do so with a very […]

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Why Your Habits Don’t Work

In our private coaching group Rage Against The Calorie Counting (it’s funny, you can laugh) we work together to implement healthier habits over a long period of time. Our simple goal is to make healthy eating and movement part of life that eventually become your second nature. And in order […]

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“To-Do” or “To-Not-Do”?

When changing habits there’s a lot of advice on how to insert positive habits that over time will flood your life and override any unhealthy habits that you might have. But just because it’s common advice dispensed by everyone (including myself) it doesn’t mean that it’s the only way to […]

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Habit Change Made Ridiculously Simple

We can make diet changes, training routines or any other new and challenging task easier over time by learning to rely on our habit building and changing process. We want to make it as easy and automated as possible.  Habits provide structure for your life. They make the daily tasks […]

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One Habit Better Than Willpower

Planning ahead for obstacles will dramatically improve your chances of winning in life. Major storm heading your way? Better plan an exit strategy or a way to storm-proof your house. A Christmas party with the family? Better plan an exit strategy or a way to storm-proof your house.

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Seize The Decision Points to Improve Eating Habits

In his book Two Awesome Hours Josh Davis draws from his experience in neuroscience and writes on how to be effective with our work instead of solely focusing on efficiency. He explains how to use biology to work for us instead of against us. It’s science and stuff. One of the biggest […]

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