When we expect immediate results - Deepstash

Bite‑sized knowledge

to upgrade

your career

Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.

When we expect immediate results

Every year, at the very beginning, we start working on our fitness habits too hard, too quickly, in an unsustainable way, and expect instant gratification.

The instant commitment and expectation of instant gratification go together.

STASHED IN:

110

MORE IDEAS FROM THE SAME ARTICLE

At the beginning of the year, we usually overcommit with our fitness schedule, we hurt ourselves and then never return.

We rarely reach our new year's fitness goals. But not because we don’t try hard enough - quite the opposite. We are going too hard, too fast in Janu...

With resolutions, it tends to be pretty black-and-white: doing workouts seven times a week or doing nothing at all. We have to get used with living into the gray area.

This area can mean choosing a softer, less intimidating goal: moving more, instead of committing to ...

Discover and save more ideas by creating a

FREE

Deepstash account.

Develop a

reading habit

, save

time

and create an amazing

knowledge library

.

GET THE APP:

MORE LIKE THIS

Students are set up to fail

The growing popularity of coding has led to an increase in coding schools and online boot camps. The schools are designed to produce students who have a working knowledge of software development and are ideally hireable.

But this crash-course approach

46

STASHED IN:

404

A new study on the genetics of fitness is trying to find out if the body's receptivity to exercise is genetic or not.

The researchers have looked at thousands of individual segments of DNA, which are called single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), and identified a particular gene that respo...

1

STASHED IN:

57

Minimalism

The 'less is more' term is applied to many philosophies, products or lifestyle choices.

The definitions are broad, from intending to reflect on the damage we're doing to the world to Marie Kondo method that helps people live meaningful lives with less. Marie encourages peo...

6

STASHED IN:

107