Tag: Motivation Monday

  • Motivation Monday

  • 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 […]

  • 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

    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 […]

  • Monday Motivation

    I am my own. I am enough. I am rooted in love. My life is abundant. My heart is resilient. My happiness is important. Nothing has the power to break or destroy me. I am whole even through hurt. Alexandra ElleAfter the Rain: Gentle Reminders for Healing, Courage, and Self-Love

  • Motivation Monday

    Self-Love Action Tip Some days when we are anxious, keeping busy can keep us feeling sane and grounded, This week, instead of worrying and stewing about something I cannot control, I will find a way to stay busy that is fun and productive such as, decluttering a part of my home or office, catching up on calls, plans, research, […]

  • Motivation Monday

    Self-Love Action Tip When we need to kick-start our gratitude practice,  we can start by thinking of the greatest things that have ever happened to us. Today, when I am trying to connect with gratitude, I will pick one of the greatest things that ever happened to me such as, the birth of a child, getting a dream […]