Tag: weight loss
How to set goals that will motivate you to achieve more
What are your professional or personal goals right now? For my work, I’m trying to write more short pieces to put on my Instagram and LinkedIn profiles. And for myself, I am aiming to (and so far managing to) do three Youtube workouts a week. But what about your goals?
Psychological research continues to identify methods we can use to boost the likelihood that we will achieve our goals. I’ve … Read more
4 ways to ‘self-nudge’ yourself into achieving your goals
What are your goals right now? I currently have a variety of professional and personal goals about staying in touch with clients, my eating and exercise habits, reading non-fiction books, improving my Cantonese language skills, staying in touch with friends and family, and so on.
A recent research paper in the journal Behavioural Public Policy by social scientists Samuli Reijula at the University of Helsinki and Ralph Hertwig of the … Read more
What’s a simple, proven way to resist temptation?
A confession: I really like cakes, chocolate, ice cream and toffee popcorn and all manner of treats that are full of sugar and saturated fat!
Like most people, I sometimes struggle to resist temptation. But recent research has found a simple way to boost willpower when we’re trying to do the right thing.
Vanessa Patrick at the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston taught experimental … Read more
Want to change anything about yourself or your life?
I wrote in an earlier post about the single most important thing you could do when it comes to trying to change or improve your life.
If you’re interested, this is a short (3 minutes, 36 seconds) video clip from when I was invited onto the BBC ‘Breakfast’ television show to talk about change – and to discuss my book You Can Change Your Life.
When it comes to changing your life, what’s the single most important thing you can do?
Did you know that people who write down their goals are generally twice as likely to achieve them as people who simply have good intentions?
Every year, millions of people try to change their lives. Many want to lose weight or get fitter. Some want to improve their relationships. Others want to learn new skills, get promoted or change jobs. Whatever you might be hoping to change or improve in … Read more