When you bring up the word “diet” to anyone, you will quickly see someone become unhappy and angry. Because lets face it, no one wants to have to count calories and restrict themselves from the food they love. But with an estimated 160 million Americans who are either overweight or obese, it’s no wonder why weight loss programs and diets are some of the most searched phrases on search engines. You would think that with all of the information out there on how to lose weight, people would be dropping pounds overnight. But the truth is that many Americans are still struggling because they lack motivation. Without a reason as to why you are going to stay committed to your program, you will quickly lose motivation to stick to it especially when things get difficult. “One of the most cr
What creates passion, loyalty, drive, peak performance and even love for one’s organization? Motivation. With a clear vision of success, available resources, who they can get mentoring with, you have a motivated employee. motivated worker unsplash What creates passion, loyalty, drive, peak performance and even love for one’s organization? Motivation. And what creates motivation? Well, it’s not a quick answer. In this blog, you’ll learn how to unpack the motivators beneath human behavior, to understand why we do what we do, and how to offer alternative behaviors that feel even better than the behaviors a person is currently choosing. Before we get into tools, here’s a quick refresher on emotional intelligence. This is key because m
Editor’s Note: In collaboration with Yellow Springs High School, over the next few weeks, the News will publish a series of articles, written by students, for a project on the critical issues YSHS students say they face.By Jacob Bledsoe When looking at problems at Yellow Springs High School, it’s hard not see the distraction and lack of motivation among students. “Nothing. I’m not motivated at all,” was the response of one YSHS student when asked: “What keeps you motivated to do your work at school?” In a recent anonymous survey of 178 YSHS students, 90.4% of them reported feeling distracted one or more times during every class period. In addition, only 1.7% of students reported feeling fully motivated to do schoolwork outside of school, and only 9.5% reported feeling fully motivated to
If you search for “digital marketing tips,” you’ll find approximately one quintillion online resources. Most of them highlight how quickly things change, the importance of staying on top of your organization’s marketing efforts, and almost without fail these resources end by trying to sell a course or ebook that will solve all your marketing woes. Digital marketing is important, does change quickly, and demands consistent effort. But, it doesn’t have to be as complicated as you might think. If you focus your efforts on five essential marketing fundamentals, you’ll establish a strong online presence and build the foundation you’ll need for your future digital marketing campaigns.Here’s what it will take:A Consistently Updated BlogBlogging matters. Consistently updating your blog with new
Social media is a terrific channel for marketing your Ecommerce brand. If you engage actively with your audience and quickly resolve their apprehensions, then you can convert them into true fans (as Kevin Kelly likes to call them). However, it’s time-consuming to keep up with multiple social platforms.To keep up with the tedious and repetitive administrative tasks on social media, you need tools. They help you stay abreast with your brand mentions, get audience insights, improve your productivity, and thereby, can help you scale your store operations. All of it while you manage to keep your audience happy.In this article, I’ll share six social media tools to help you streamline your Ecommerce business. These tools are supposed to complement your social media marketing efforts. You still
Every day we are bombarded with a new product that will save us. Many of these marketing efforts are directed at women. Women are struggling with their mental health at alarming rates. According to the American Psychiatric Association, each year 1 in 5 women in the United States struggles with a diagnosable mental health condition. Women are also twice as likely as men to experience generalized anxiety disorder or panic disorder.Something has to be done, and the wellness industry is convinced they can solve the problem with new products and captivating marketing. Their version of self-care is expensive and doesn’t work very well, but wow, we are eating it up. We want to feel good and we want to care for ourselves. But is self-care making us feel worse? Self-care has become a
Go with a friend – you’re less likely to cancel (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)Working out consistently can be really hard. You may have bursts of enthusiasm – at the start of the year or before a big holiday, but inevitably life will get in the way and throw you off course. So what’s the secret to year-round, dependable fitness motivation. How do you shift your mindset so you can spring out of bed as soon as you hear your alarm? It isn’t easy – but it can be done. We spoke to the experts to find out how to effectively hack your motivation levels. If you struggle to feel motivated then the first thing to address is your schedule. Often, if you leave your workout until the end of the day you have plenty of time to think up excuses, make other plans and essentially wiggle your
CHICAGO -- Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli wants to make one thing perfectly clear: At 33, he is excited to return to the field, and he wants to remain behind the plate. But perhaps most importantly, for the first time in his career, he is putting his health and his family CHICAGO -- Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli wants to make one thing perfectly clear: At 33, he is excited to return to the field, and he wants to remain behind the plate. But perhaps most importantly, for the first time in his career, he is putting his health and his family ahead of baseball. Less than a week after a Pitts...