Three Surprising Facts About People With High Willpower

[Reading Time: About 9 minutes, or less time than it takes the average woman to apply her makeup] 1. It’s Not The Size of Your Willpower, It’s How You Use it Self-control is, like, 50% funny and 50% sad. We sit in front of a plate of cookies and we just cannot stop ourselves. Cannot do it. The smell of … Read More

How To Get Full On Less Food

Reading Time: ~4 minutes (or less time than it takes to boil an egg, if you know how…) “We are always looking at the things around us in relation to others.” The Situation Growing up, one of the dietary staples for my brother and me was eating bowls of cereal. Pretty typical. But the problem was that, from ages 8-22, … Read More

How To Get 10% Smarter in 15 Minutes

Reading time: ~5 minutes (or less time than it takes to find your keys) Summary: Walking or biking to your job might actually make you better at it. Imagine in less than an hour you have a huge meeting, or exam or, if you’re particularly troubled, a stand-up comedy set. The venue is 20 minutes away. This thing is huge, … Read More

Using Obstacles To Your Advantage

S “Even the most hardworking among us are, on some level, pretty lazy. At the very least, we are constantly assessing situations for the path of least resistance—or, to put it another way, the path with the fewest obstacles.”   Dr. Traci Mann, Secrets from The Eating Lab   [Download the free e-book here with all seven Tweaks] The Situation … Read More

Healthy Tweak#2: Hide the Bad

“If it’s not there, you can’t eat it; and if it is there, you will.” Dr. Traci Mann, Secrets from The Eating Lab     Reading Time: ~6.5 minutes (or less time than it takes to complete an entire, scientifically tested total body work out!) Summary For all of the head-shaking grief we give to the nutrition industry to make a decision … Read More