Sit Habits

Sit Experiment 11: Procrastination Aikido

Procrastination aikido is my own personal way of looking at procrastination, but it may not work for you. Tim Urban’s articles were recommended to me by one of the workshop reviewers of this experiment. Tim Urban, Why Procrastinators Procrastinate. Tim Urban, How to Beat Procrastination    

Sit Experiment 10: Use WOOP

To me, Gabrielle Oettingen’s main contribution is reminding us that visualizing what we want to achieve is not enough without also visualizing and planning for the obstacles. Besides writing a book, she and her collaborators have created an app that you can use to help you move through the WOOP process successfully. Gabrielle Oettingen: Rethinking […]

Sit Experiment 9: Tie Context to Reward

Wendy Wood, Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes that Stick. Macmillan, 2021.I heard Wendy Wood speak about habits after I had finished writing Sit Experiment 8 about tiny habits.  Her approach overlaps with tiny habits, but the stress is different. I personally feel more drawn to manipulating my internal reward system […]

Sit Experiment 7: Start a Session With a Reset Ritual

Barry O’Reilly, Unlearn Podcast.  Episode 23: Jen Grace Baron. Creating Sustainable Inspiration.  May 20, 2021.I learned about reset rituals from Jen Grace Baron, and I found many clients were able to use them effectively to clear their brains of what went before embarking on something new.  This podcast includes Jen talking about reset rituals. Anderson, […]