Alcohol Drowns Willpower

Drinking alcohol seems to trigger more intense urges to smoke in women who were quitting smoking, according to a study from the University of Texas School of Public Health. Women who awoke with strong urges to smoke were more likely to drink, perhaps turning to alcohol to ease their stress, when it fact it increased…

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The Right Tools for Habit Change

All of us want to change things about ourselves! Some want to change many things. But what are the tools we need to use to accomplish our goals? I would like to suggest five that have helped me in my pursuit of change:

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“But I Don’t Have Any Willpower!”

We all love success. We want to succeed ourselves, and we usually enjoy it when others succeed--unless it is in direct competition to us (but that is another blog in the future). Health educators love success also, but rarely get to witness it long-term! We can deliver the most creative and interesting lifestyle interventions delivered…

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