Thoughts on Diet Culture and Identification

Diet culture has become so serious these days that many people base their self worth on how they identify with their eating habits.  For some, it’s practically a religion and like religion you’re likely to hear it in everyday conversation and to be on the receiving end of an attempted conversion.  Like religion, you have …

Dump Read: Habits

Understanding the habit loop Changing your behaviour starts with understanding how habits form. Habits often form without us knowing and are responsible for a large portion of our daily lives. The habit loop consists of 3 parts: The cue The routine The reward When we perform a behaviour enough times the brain learns to run …

One Percent Better

One.  It’s a powerful number.  One is the first number, the very first; zero doesn’t count, it’s nothing.  The one-minute-workout, the first follower, January 1st, the 1-percent. What is it about one?  Is it a number you should get familiar with? In an ever-expanding world, the number “1” should be at the front of your …

Your Start Point Influences Your Path; It Doesn’t Dictate Your Endpoint

What your diet or exercise routine (or lack thereof) looks like today doesn’t mean anything with regards to what it will look like in three months, a year or five years from now.  What you’re doing today simply determines your start point. Thinking about what “perfect” looks like can be intimidating, which is why I …