This next article come from a series of online videos called "This Way Up!" in which I looked at how we develop a habit. We often use these approaches in forming a good habit but, this same process is also good at developing the habits that we don't want. Worse yet, we often don't even... Continue Reading →
In order for us to truly ingrain a new behavior, we need to do it with a great amount of frequency, consistency and intensity plus have a state of mind that is more adaptable so that when something gets in the way and disrupts our intentions we can still move forward. If we don’t come up with an overall plan, then it is less likely that the new behavior is going to stick and more likely that we will return to the old behavior due to this behavior being something we have been reinforcing with frequency and consistency such as mindlessly eating sweets or grabbing whatever is nearby us for lunch.
We have all heard by now the benefits of having an active lifestyle on your health. Better weight management, stronger and more flexible bodies, and being able to manage one's emotional state better. What most people don't think about is how dancing has these same effects plus a few additional bonuses to the health of your brain.