Transitions

We go through them every second – that past second can’t be re-lived! We experience these micro-transitions every hour, every day, week, month, season, year. We may not even notice them. Sometimes we go through major transitions, which we are fully aware of...

Habit Shifting – Be Kind to Yourself

When you fall off the habit, maybe when you’re traveling, life gets stressful, you have houseguests… take a moment to notice that you have fallen back into the unhealthy habit or stopped the new one. See if you can see a pattern that lead you there. And, most...

Mindset Shifting – part 2, Growth Mindset

To change your habit, you have to deeply believe that you can change – this is called a growth mindset, not a fixed mindset. If you find yourself saying “I will always be fat, unemployable, single, fill in the blank….” You are sending that energy out into the world...

Mindset Shifting – part 2, Face The Habit

We often create long stories about who we are and why we can or cannot change a habit. Perhaps it’s a familial story, something that is deeply ingrained, perhaps it’s a result of a specific event in your life that triggered this habit as a coping response. Then...

Habit Shifiting – part 1, Track It!

Now you have committed to a new habit, keep track of it. Write it down (e.g. on a calendar on the wall, on your phone.) Tell people. Take photos, journal about it, recruit an accountability partner. Create positive energy around this new habit! #habitshifting  ...

Habit Shifting – part 1, Consistency

Another major part of helping a new habit to stick is to do it EVERY day. Even if it’s just 5 minutes. This is what will make the habit stick – think about learning to brush your teeth and how that required a lot of prodding from your parents until it became something...