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The Magic of Behavior Change

Magicians are a funny bunch. They pull rabbits out of hats and keep white doves around for company. But whether it’s guessing which card someone’s pulled out of a deck or making themselves disappear—they’re pretty good at the art of illusion.

So what if you made yourself a master of illusion? What if, for instance, you could fool yourself out of a bad habit? In theory, breaking a bad habit should be pretty simple. You don’t need Jedi mind tricks to circumvent bad habits because you’re totally in control; you have the power to change. (more…)

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How to Set Healthy Goals

Wow! It’s June already?! Remember those New Year’s Resolutions? Yea, me neither. What makes reaching your goals so tough? (Besides pizza!)

We’ve all made resolutions we think will stick, but what really makes a successful goal? 45% of Americans set a resolution, but only 8% achieve their goals by the end of the year. At Jawbone, we’re thinking year-round about how goals work for people in our community. The Smart Coach team is dedicated to creating an experience that helps you achieve your health aspirations. How do we ultimately help the UP® community achieve their healthy goals in an intelligent way? Research and experimentation are at the core of how we approach goal-setting for the UP® community.

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