Where There's Stress, There's a Story
A certain desperation grows around the needs you face in these stories, which creates real stress, usually over nothing. Is it actually useful, or merely addictive, to continually imagine a confrontation with a driver that cut you off on the way to work this morning?
These stories are just a natural by-product of the mind's ability to make connections between similar thoughts, but they generate real stress.
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If you're going to give up sugar, find some friends to detox with you. Keep each other accountable and celebrate healthy choices together.
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The problem with trying to make exercise a habit is that you usually try to exercise 3 or 4 times a week … and that makes creating a new exercise habit difficult.
Decide whether you’re more likely to stick with it in the morning or lunchtime or evening, and stick with that time.
If you don’t set a time, you’re more likely to put it off until you have more time or energy, and then put it off until the next day. Soon, it’s not a habit at all.
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Then, when you get the reminder, do it right away. Don’t brook any delays.
... is an attempt to mentally problem-solve something that either isn’t really a problem or isn’t a problem that’s solvable.
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