Posts Tagged with "behavior change"
Being or not being healthy, by and large, is rarely an information problem. Most people know regular physical activity is good for their health, as is not crushing an entire bag of Doritos right before bed. Why, then, are so many of us struggling with attaining a “healthy” lifestyle? Simple (but not really): Lack of… Read more
You may have heard I’m traveling in Europe. Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Canadian health and fitness professional, Dave Smith. He shares some excellent advice on how we can better assess our clients’ willingness to change. Have you ever had a client who was extremely eager to jump into the health and fitness lifestyle?… Read more
Everyone has ran into a situation where they have had great intentions to eat healthy but somehow find themselves mindlessly reaching for a bag of chips or ice cream rather than the fruit or vegetables they had planned on eating. By the time they realize what they are doing half the bag or carton is… Read more
I’m a nerd when it comes to the topic of behavioral economics. For those unaware of what it is (via Wikipedia): “Behavioral economics and the related field, behavioral finance, study the effects of psychological, social, cognitive, and emotional factors on the economic decisions of individuals and institutions and the consequences for market prices, returns, and… Read more
Boston is in the midst of yet another snow storm today. We’re expecting a foot on top of the two feet we got in last week’s storm. It’s probably good timing given most people called into work this morning anyways due to the Pats winning the big game last night. Such an awesome game last… Read more