Browsing Archive: January, 2013

Goal-setting for new year resolutions --from a psychological standpoint...

Posted by BoutWithGout on Monday, January 7, 2013,
A follow-up to the previous blog...

Got goals for the new year?  Last year, I had some goals I have set and I have to admit that it feels good to have met all of them, including meeting some other positives along the way.  I finished a 200+ mile bike ride and my first 10K.  And as I prepared for those major endeavors, I also set some sub-goals along the way--all of which I'm happy to say really worked.

Goal-setting is all about achieving what you set out to do.  From a psychological perspective...
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Project Managing Your New Year's Resolution

Posted by BoutWithGout on Thursday, January 3, 2013,
Do you want to have a more effective resolution that is meant to last longer than the other resolutions you've made in the past?  The new year is always a good opportunity to reflect and to improve but we all know how difficult it is to stick to these resolutions for 300+ days.  Resolutions are just not always easy to implement and not always easy to maintain.  So as many of us make our new year's resolutions, why not borrow some techniques proven to be effective in the business world a...
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I'm a blogger hit with gout early when I was in my 20s (now a couple of decades ago). But I just can't give up biking, running, hiking, and just being able to be out and about exploring places. As an office worker, an organizational psychologist/data analyst, I tend to be sedentary so getting up and about is a must. But as a psychologist and data geek, I'm interested in the psychological aspects of gout as well as the data. And really, I just want to share what I learn about gout, what works for me (and doesn't work). Gout is a very personal battle and each individual is unique. I'm not an MD, so please take heed and always check with your physician.

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