Blogs about Behavior Change

How many burpees will burn off the piece of cake I just ate?

  I know you’ve seen the memes that list some unhealthy food and its equivalent in terms of an exercise. And, I hear the questions all the time….how many calories will I burn doing this? How long do I have to work out to burn the calories of the hamburger I ate last night………in short, my answer is……..who cares?It really doesn’t matter!

Is Language Really That Important When It Comes To What You Eat?

                I have been getting a lot of questions about diet/nutrition and have been discussing my own diet/nutrition recently, so I decided to continue my theme of CHANGE and write a blog keeping the subject of nutrition in mind.

Simple Addition

 As some of you may have seen, I posted a short video on my Facebook page (www.facebook.com/dmofitness) with the caption "If you focus on results, you will never change....if you focus on change, you will get results". 

DEVELOPING A MINDSET

Developing the mindset to change your life starts with creating your own compelling vision of the future. Is it easy? No. It takes guts to imagine life as you really want it. Because let's face it, there's comfort in having excuses.Embracing the quitter within is easy and comfortable. You just park yourself in your familiar spot on the couch and keep eating and flipping channels.

Behavior Change: Radio Interview with Jami Hanna - Making Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Behavior Change - it's all about making little tweeks to our existing thought patterns for radical results! If you find that making changes to improve your health is difficult, YOU ARE NOT ALONE! In this radio interview, I discuss behavior change and offer a few tips to help you to, "Make the REST of your life - the BEST of your life!". Making a few simple changes can dramatically increase your quality of life.Carpe Diem!Jami 

We Are A Society Based On Vanity!

 

New Year’s Resolution or Creating a New Habit?

As this year comes to a close and we are ready to begin the New Year, most of us vow to make major changes in the coming weeks.  We attempt to live a healthier life, without taking the time to reflect on what that “healthier life” will look and feel like.  We think we need to change everything at once, but the fact is this is not realistic and we find our willpower depleted after a few weeks and give up. 

Anyone Can Lose Weight!

Anyone Can Lose Weight! Yes Anyone!  The New Year's Resolutions are coming very soon and the number one resolution is to lose weight. In the title I said "Anyone Can Lose Weight" and this is very accurate. The real accomplishment isn't the weight loss, it's the behavioral change to maintain the weight loss and not bounce back. 

Holiday Blues!

This time of year it’s all too common to find people that are depressed. The reasons can range from loss of a loved one or loss of a job. Even feeling alone and having no money.  

Creating Habits for Change: Top 3 Tips to Make Lifestyle Changes Achievable

Most of us want to live a healthier lifestyle, but the thought of making the necessary changes can seem overwhelming.  Here are the top 3 tips to make lifestyle changes achievable:Aim to create one behavior change at a time