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https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/May12Post.mp4 Humans come preprogrammed with a lot of instincts. Both instincts and learning capability. This has two sides. An "avoid the negative" side. A "maximize the positive" side. Most people stay as close to the center as possible. On the "avoid the negative" side, the perfect example is gaining weight. Our instincts tell us to eat as much as we can, whenever we can. NOT doing that requires continuous conscious management. Not easy, but not impossible. But we also have a social proof instinct and o
One thing that can get in the way of progress is the "shiny new object" syndrome. For example, let's say you started a weight loss or exercise plan. You were going pretty good for a couple weeks. Let's say you started walking every day. Pretty soon you were ready to start jogging. So you decided to go and buy some new running shoes. While you were at the sporting goods store, you bought a bunch of other stuff. Pretty soon you're more interested in "buying running stuff" than actually running every day. Maybe even putting off training until you got the "right" equi