Practical tips for creating healthy habits #1

Forming healthy habits - or kicking unhealthy ones - is something that everyone struggles with at some point in their lives. I became interested in habits and behaviour change at a young age, wondering why it can be so difficult to do something that appears simple, or why we keep doing things that we don't … Continue reading Practical tips for creating healthy habits #1

Believe in your ability to change

People often talk about self-belief - they say you have to believe in yourself to succeed. I tend to agree, but what I don't like about that particular statement is that it's very vague. What are we trying to believe in? Are we trying to believe in the certainty of an outcome, or that we're competent … Continue reading Believe in your ability to change

Why diets don’t work in the long-run

For many people, losing weight involves going on some sort of diet. The idea behind diets is to consume fewer calories than you expend, which will lead to weight loss over time. But the problem with diets is that they cannot produce long-term results alone, unless you maintain that lower calorie count for good. This is because the … Continue reading Why diets don’t work in the long-run