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Sometimes when people use avoidant coping it’s for the purposes of avoiding heavy duty emotions, however it’s also very common for people to use avoidant coping to avoid milder emotions like awkwardness. I very frequently...

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30 Ideas for Simple 30-Day Projects

May 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is a new item I’m selling. Click here to view some feedback I got from a purchaser (linked to with their permission). It’s a pdf – 30 Ideas for Simple 30-Day Projects. You can...

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Tim Ferriss is famous for writing two bestselling books – The 4-Hour Workweek and The 4-Hour Body. I keep hearing him get asked in interviews if his next book is going to be “The 4-Hour...

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Heart Rate Variability refers to the natural pattern of your pulse being faster when you breathe in and slower when you breath out, because the parasympathetic nervous system acts like a brake during your out...

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While I’ve been writing this series of Willpower tips, I’ve been paying attention to the thoughts that contribute to when I end up doing lower priority tasks when I could be doing higher priority tasks....

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Willpower Tips, Day 18. Yoga for Willpower.

March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Meditation is great for boosting your parasympathetic nervous system, which in turn will help you with self regulation. Yoga is basically meditation with movement. If it hasn’t appealed to you previously, it might just be...

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This is a technique I use with clients for diverse problems from binge eating to procrastination. I thought I’d provide a (fictional) example. The example is about binge eating. The client is asked to write...

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How to Finally Take Advice You’ve Heard A Million Times Before. For me, the answer to this question is to a) bring a specific study to mind. Ideally I like a study with pictures (either...

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You might’ve heard of the Fight/Flight/Freeze Response. You probably haven’t heard of the “Prepare and Plan” Response. Like the Fight/Flight/Freeze Response, the Prepare and Plan Response is an inbuilt response we all come equipped with...

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Did you know that how long a person is willing to hold their breath for predicts how long they will persist with trying to give up smoking? People often give up on a Willpower Goal...

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