The deeper currents of motivation

In my last post I talked about motivation, and how finicky it can be when we rely on it to modify our habits. This is the motivation that naturally waxes and wanes, as BJ Fogg describes it.  It can be fleeting, like waves rising and falling in an ocean.  You can surf this motivation wave as [...]

By | 2014-01-30T07:40:07+00:00 January 30th, 2014|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The path to changing our ways

I've been thinking lately about why we change. What is the most effective approach for people to change their behavior? This question goes to the engine of Conscious Medicine.  This is where the rubber meets the road. A fundamental tenet of Conscious Medicine is that we will not bend the healthcare cost curve down without [...]

By | 2014-01-14T11:57:23+00:00 January 14th, 2014|Categories: Behavior, Intention|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment