Plastic-Free July is almost over. One more day. This is a perfect opportunity to re-evaluate your life practices this month. If you did the Plastic-Awareness evaluation in the beginning, try it again and see if your plastic waste has declined.
Yesterday, I gave a few example recipes using no plastic. I should specify that these are recipes I make without plastic mainly because I shop specifically to cut out my waste when looking for ingredients.
July is becoming known as Plastic-Free July, an initiative to reduce plastic use and become more aware of our impact. This month I’ll be sharing ways to cut out plastic from our lives as part of the Plastic Free Eco-Challenge. These small changes won’t just impact the environment, they can change your whole life. Join…
I spent the better part of two months going into detail how to incorporate positive reinforcement training into your fitness routine. The writing went so well for me, I decided to compile the posts to create a short book.
There are preferable situations for the two methods of dealing with setbacks. Lowering the criteria is a great way to deal with temporary issues and challenges. A lapse in motivation, schedule changes, vacations, and other unforeseen events are scenarios which lowering criteria may help.
Okay, so you hit a brick wall in your fitness. You’re experiencing a plateau, or even a major setback. We established why it’s important to still stay positive, and learned how to deal with these in the moment with a little AC/DC. But how do you DEAL with a setback? How do you get over,…
I have a harsh truth for anyone starting a fitness program. You are going to experience setbacks. You will falter, give into temptation, plateau, or one of hundreds of other challenges that set you back. This, my friends, is called “Life”.
Training animals is like having a bank account. Except for money, we are saving up trust with the animal. Keep a fair amount of trust in your account, and the relationship stays stable. Too little trust, and you go bankrupt.
After my last post, I received a few requests asking for help deciding what to use instead of food. In Positive Reinforcement isn’t a Burger Part 1, I talk about choosing rewards and incentives not focused around food. I understand this isn’t the easiest idea to wrap your mind around. So, here is a helpful…
Applying operant conditioning to your fitness program is a lot of fun. It’s especially fun when you focus on positive reinforcement as your primary method of teaching yourself healthy new habits.