Definition: Fresh Start Effect, Temptation Bundling

Some practical advice on how to get yourself some motivation for any time, not just at the start of a new year or new decade! See the Happiness Lab Podcast in Twitter link below.

 

Fresh Start Effect

Extra motivation we get when we deem something to be a fresh start for ourselves.

 

Temptation Bundling

A motivation technique to bundle something you are tempted by with something productive you are less keen on (eg. audiobook listening while exercising).

 

Definition: Mineral Salt

Mineral Salts

Is salt you get from mines rather than from other sources that is better for the Earth not only because you by-pass mining environmental impacts, but because you reduce the amount of salts getting into the fresh water supply.

See the TEDTalk podcast linked before for more info.

 

Shredded Wheat with Chocolate Milk and Fresh Mint

Let’s face it. Shredded Wheat is a pretty dull cereal.

I eat it because it doesn’t have a whole whack of processed sugar in it that I can’t taste much of in other cereals. This is especially true of the organic stuff that for some reason, tend to carry a ton of sugar in it, when you don’t even get to enjoy it in the healthy taste!

There’s no salt in Shredded Wheat, either. Even its shape ain’t interesting. It’s just the antithesis of cereal today in many ways.

So what did I do tonight to make my Shredded Wheat pre-bedtime snack more interesting?

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