Category: Goal Setting

  • Welcome October

  • Workout Wednesday

    Do you need an extra boost of motivation to reach your fitness goals or simply move more? Starting June 1 (today!), join the Peloton community and I for a #3for31 Challenge! The #3for31 Challenge is led and inspired by Peloton’s VP of Fitness Programming, Robin Arzón. Connect with Peloton’s Head Instructor on social media at @RobinNYC. Simple […]

  • Monday Motivation

    Focus on the environment of the habit. A cue initiates every habit. We are more likely to notice cues that quickly stand-out in our environment. Small changes in our environment can promote large changes in our behavior over time. How will you make the cues of good habits obvious in your environment? Bit by bit, our habits […]

  • Motivation Monday

    Make your Cue attractive… As an opportunity or experience becomes more attractive, the more likely we can build a habit. Habits are a dopamine-driven feedback loop, which means when our dopamine activity increases, our motivation to perform the behavior will also rise. Oftentimes, the anticipation of a reward (not  the reward itself) coerces us to take action. The higher the anticipation, the higher the […]

  • Motivation Monday

    Make your Cue obvious… With enough practice, your brain will learn the cues the forecast specific behaviors without consciously thinking about it. However, as our habits become automatic, we can stop paying attention to our actions and behaviors. As we change our behaviors, we need to always begin with awareness.  We need to be aware of our habits before we can […]

  • March into March with a Smile

  • Motivation Monday

    What is a habit? A habit is a behavior that has been repeated enough times to become automatic. What is the ultimate purpose of a habit? To solve problems in life with as little energy and effort as possible.     How do you build better habits in 4 simple steps? Step 1: Problem Phase Cue The cue triggers […]

  • Motivation Monday

    How do your habits shape your identity? Consider the 3 Levels of Change: Outcome Change Focus is changing the results such as, losing weight, reaching a PR, winning a championship, or publishing a book. Most goals you set exist at this level. What you get! Process Change Focus is changing the habits and systems such as, […]

  • Motivation Monday

    Atomic Habits What is an Atomic Habit? An Atomic Habit is a little habit that is part of a larger system. Just as atoms are the building blocks of molecules, Atomic Habits are the building blocks of remarkable results. — James Clear Do you want better results? Do not set goals! Instead, focus on your system. You do not rise […]

  • Motivation Monday

    The human body is capable of extraordinary things that all start with the choice to try. — Robin Arzón What new activity, recipe, or routine you try this week? Commit to one small and manageable healthy change this week. Be bold but realistic. What barriers will you face and how will you overcome them? Who or […]