Kathryn interviews NY Times Best Selling Author Abigail Tucker
Episode #1521
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December 21st, 2022
Losers Win Big
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Implementing lasting and meaningful self-care behavioral changes can prove challenging, if not seemingly impossible, for some. Gamifying the process—especially that related to enhanced fitness and weight-loss with elements of fun, competition and having some form of “skin in the game,” and financially rewarding the achievements in kind—is now well-proven to be a powerful catalyst. Gamification is an effective way to level up efforts to lose those unwanted lbs. Health advocate Merilee Kern shares information on Healthy Wage, a website and app that provides cash incentives for reaching your weight loss goals. The company was founded in response to academic research that proves even small cash rewards triple the effectiveness of weight-loss programs; that people are more effective at losing weight when their own money is at risk; and that social networks play a large role in the spread of obesity, and will likely play a large role in reversing obesity. She is a former fitness champion and her articles have been featured in Forbes, Newsweek, FastCompany, ThriveGlobal, RollingStone and a wide array of other online and print publications.
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