Goals are great, but here’s how to set objectives based on your real-life training.
An object in motion tends to stay in motion (Newton, 1686). Unfortunately, an object sitting on the couch also tends to stay on the couch—unless moved by a powerful force that could very well be generated by one of these science-backed motivational strategies.
Practice holding two seemingly incompatible emotions at the same time and balancing them, to break out of feeling like a situation is all-or-nothing.
The “Funhouse Mirror” Test: How to Spot and Fix Distorted Thinking Patterns That Are Holding You Back
In the face of injuries or setbacks, experts say we can often fall into distorted thinking patterns. Asking yourself this one question can help you paint a more accurate reflection.
Labeling the exact feeling you have in a given moment— calling an emotion what it is—can be surprisingly powerful.
In every challenging set of circumstances, there are ways—even small ones—to regain control and take action.
This research-backed drill can help you accept where you’re at and then take the next step forward.
Bethany Alvarez was busy studying for the SAT, applying to college and being a teenager...oh yeah, and training for a marathon.
Think very carefully before you throw in the towel on that big, fat running goal you set for yourself.