Healthy Trickery

I heard a story about a woman who kept her makeup bag at the gym. If she wanted to face the deep powdered and-, she was “forced” to go work out. Another woman slept in her sports bra so she could wake up and hit the ground running- until her doctor told her it might not be healthy for the girls. Then she placed her sneakers parallel to the threshold of her bedroom at night, so she’d have to stop over them in the morning. If she chose to blow off her workout (cue the reckoning!) “What these stores demonstrate is stimulus control, where you set up your environment to signal health habits. By linking fitness to something you already have to do(like leave you bedroom or get ready for work), it becomes harder and less convenient to not work out.

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Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on this new venture of “positively purging“, as I know each of these pieces represents something…

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2 Responses to Healthy Trickery

  1. I spent some years commuting 9 miles a day on the run – a journey I had to do anyway 🙂 (I travelled back by underground)

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