Master the ‘Adaptation and Change Cycle’ (Part 1)

Adaptation and Change - Michael MamasThe Huffington Post just published one of my new articles. It begins:

In many ways, our minds and bodies work in a similar manner. By observing the behavior of one, we come to better understand the other. The mind and body are both highly adaptive systems.

In the arena of physical fitness, adaptation is very well known. If you continue to do the same workout routine week after week, the body adapts and then ceases to grow. Similarly, we adapt to whatever lifestyle we live. This process starts in early childhood and persists throughout life. Even as adults, we adapt to the behavior of our friends and loved ones. We conform (adapt) to a relationship dynamic that we create with our partners. Even bad habits become part of our normal and comfortable routine. In other words, we adapt and align with whatever has become familiar…

Read more:
“How to Keep Your Life From Stagnating: Master the ‘Adaptation and Change’ Cycle”