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Ask UfYH

Ask UfYH: The UfYH Guide to Motivation

Cleaning sucks. Anyone who says otherwise is probably selling something, and that something is most likely cleaning-related. So it’s no surprise that most people have some trouble getting motivated to clean. Here’s some help.

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Crossposts

Don’t Overestimate What You Can Do Today

Monday motivation, or all over the place? I remember reading an article a little while back discussing what is known as the Planning Fallacy, or, in other words, mistakenly assuming that you can get way more work done than you are consistently capable of.

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Health

How To Get Started With Health At Every Size

Moving from a diet/weight loss mentality to a Health At Every Size® mentality can feel pretty daunting. It’s not necessarily easy to let go of typical beliefs around weight and health when everyone from your doctor to your mom to various media to your office mate are telling you about the wonders of the latest […]

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Bodies

100-Day Burpee Challenge: Week 6 – Finding Motivation

Ahoy, Perspehoneer challengers! We’re rapidly approaching the halfway mark. Congrats to all of you for sticking with it!

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Open Thread

This Open Thread Wants to Evolve

I’ve really been stepping up my exercise recently. Ask me about my biceps! But I am always looking for motivating music for exercising. Well, for life really. I have to say, this is one of my favorite songs for motivation. I know that it’s a song that was written for a commercial which makes it […]

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Lunchtime Poll

LTP: 5/16 Monday Motivators

I’m actually writing this in the middle of the night, because the I’m the person on staff who has the hardest time meeting a 24-hour-advance deadline. (Shh! I’m hoping my charm and server-kicking skills will continue to carry me.) When most of you read this, we’ll be smack in the middle of Monday.

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Politics

Persephoneconomics: Does Motivation Matter?

I was going to write a post about the basic principles of neoclassical economics and why they have little to no bearing on real life, basically part 879 of Why Republicans Suck Blog 2K11. Instead, because I feel like we might already be a little burned out on that sort of thing and it’s only […]

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Bodies

Work It On Out: Motivation

Welcome back to Work It On Out, my weekly post in which I thinly disguise my own personal work-out interests as being intended for the common good.  That’s why this week’s theme is Motivation.  I just got home from the lamest workout I’ve had in a while.  I couldn’t get going at all.  My legs […]

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Pop Culture

It’s Almost Another Weekend

Which means we’ve made it to another Friday! Yay for all of us!  Hope all of your weeks skipped by on double rainbows.  We had a super busy week here, between the big interview, a new schedule and a handful of new writers.  Today we’ve got our usual assortment of words and stuff coming your […]