Archives for August 2012

Relieve Social Jetlag (“T” in HALT, Part 5)

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Wake up to an alarm? You might be suffering from social jetlag – which causes weight gain! Habits Into Health Host Michael Anne Conley shares the link between social jet lag, weight gain and fatigue. This episode includes an experiential exercise to help you start freeing yourself from your problem habits. To discover whether a habit has you in its grip, request a free self-assessment questionnaire here.

More Tech = More Tired? (“T” in HALT, Part 4)

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If you’re tired and you’re also plugged into technology, there may be a connection. In this podcast, I explore how overuse of technology is connected to fatigue. This episode includes an experiential exercise. To start freeing yourself from problem habits, request your free self-assessment on the home page.

 

 

Stuck When They Don’t Change?

“What did you do today?” – Rita to Phil

“Oh, same ole, same ole.” – Phil to Rita

— Groundhog Day (1993)

By Michael Anne Conley, LMFT

We all have habits, right?

Like, do you brush your teeth in the morning before you wash your face or the other way around?

Every human develops sets of behaviors so we can function on routine level. If we didn’t, we’d have to learn how to eat and talk, dress and walk over and over — every single day. It would be the “same ole, same ole,” as Phil, the character played by Bill Murray, says to Andie McDowell’s character Rita in one of his many Groundhog Days.

We call these behavior sets “habits,” and everyone’s got them. Most of the time we don’t pay them any mind. Who [Read more…]

Walking In Health (“Tired” in HALT, Part 3)

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Get a whole new perspective about walking, and how walking with intention can help you when you’re tired. Host Michael Anne Conley explores the “tired” in HALT. This episode includes an experiential exercise. To start freeing yourself from problem habits, request your free self-assessment on the home page.

Sleepless & Weight Gain (“Tired” in HALT, Part 2)

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Discover your connection between sleep loss and weight gain. If you’re dealing with habit change, being tired can make you more likely to slip back instead of step forward. Host Michael Anne Conley explores the connection between being tired and gaining weight. This episode includes an experiential exercise. To explore more about holistic and somatic approaches to freeing yourself from problem habits, visit the rest of this site!