Feeling Overwhelmed? Try Subtraction.
Humans have a tendency to add rather than subtract when facing challenges. In this Psychology Today article, it explores how to reduce feelings of overwhelm by approaching a problem through the lens of subtraction instead of addition.
Happy 2-Tips Tuesday!
Here are two ideas to consider this week.
By Jennifer Broxterman, RD
1. Feeling overwhelmed? Subtraction can lead to gains.
I often like to read psychology articles and books, because understanding how humans change their behavior is so relevant to nutrition coaching. Here’s a fantastic Psychology Today article I came across:
The main takeaway is that people have a bias towards solving problems by adding something new, and often forget that subtraction is a valid option.
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