This article is a contribution from guest contributor Ryan Rivera Anxiety is a manageable, and in many cases curable condition. But it’s not something that can disappear on its own. Traditional therapeutic approaches to anxiety have their place, but many … Continue reading →
An important aspect of my doctoral research is our relationship with the future. Currently, this seems a very important topic given the current challenges with our economy and unemployment. St. Augustine said in his Confessions, that he could not speak … Continue reading →
By nature, we are born curious and motivated. Just look at any healthy child and you will notice a self-motivated curiosity with which they explore the world. Children are in fact the epitome of self-motivation. Unfortunately, as we all realize, … Continue reading →
I sometimes come across people who are so negative and pessimistic that it seems as if a rain cloud follows them wherever they go. If I ask them why they are so cynical, they typically respond that they are not … Continue reading →
Simply reframe your exercises so they become fun exercises to increase your motivation to exercise.
Because it is fun exercise, it increases your motivation to work out and exercise becomes something you miss if I do not do it.
What is it about your type of exercises or workouts that you truly enjoy? Find those things and exaggerate them in your mind using your imagination.
Create a longing for the exercise experience, not because you should or have to do it, but because you want to do it.Continue reading →
There is a fundamental psychological difference between asking, “What did I do wrong and how can I prevent doing it in the future?” versus, “What did I do right and how can I do more of it in the future?”
It is by inquiry we make meaning of our world.Continue reading →