Making a Change

Friday, January 04, 2013

Jeremy Dean, psychologist, creator of, a blog about scientific research into how the mind works and the author of Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don't, and How to Make Any Change Stick, offers a little help with New Year's resolutions.


Jeremy Dean

Comments [7]

Donald Sepanek from Bayonne, NJ

The fact that behavior effects thinking has been known to behavior analysts since the days of Thorndike.

Jan. 04 2013 01:49 PM

dboy if you and most of the rest of us had any idea of how big agra is ruining your life and health you'd be looking into alternatives, too - and they are not kooks, they are looking for something that works. I would rather pay a farmer than a pharmacist! (poison, look it all up.) Maybe the best thing to learn to do is to listen to youe body, which will tell you what if needs if you pay attn. (and if you don't it will go to your bones and deplete your minerals!) Ask anybody who's ever been pregnant about listening to her body!

Jan. 04 2013 12:07 PM
Susan from Upper West SIde

Enjoy your tacos Michael. I think that is a great resolution.

Jan. 04 2013 11:59 AM

the best I know is work by psychologist David Feinstein and Donna Eden, his healer wife. these are not something that happens with reason! They get you to engage mind and body at the same time to create new habits. One book is The Promise of Energy Psychology and teh other is called Energy Medicine. It's never head bossing body.

Happy New Year!

Jan. 04 2013 11:58 AM

"...raw foodist vegan"?!?!?


These food cultists are absolute KOOKS!!

Jan. 04 2013 11:54 AM
Michael from CT

I have quit many things in my life, smoking, eating meat. New Years resolutions have changed for me. For example this year rather than quitting something, my resolution this year is to eat more tacos

Jan. 04 2013 11:54 AM
Susan from Upper West Side

Hahaha -- I was the only one in my Martial Arts class last night that told our instructor that I made no resolutions. I don't feel the need to link any of my slow gradual changes to a specific date.

Jan. 04 2013 11:49 AM

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