Like many people, I started some unhealthy habits during the COVID-19 pandemic and struggled to get back to a healthy lifestyle. These unhealthy decisions were negatively impacting my ability to enjoy the outdoors with my Beagle, Peter. One day, I was talking to my sister and expressed how overwhelmed I was with my health challenges. Because I’m a dog trainer, I relate just about everything to dog training, even the challenges I experience in life! With my sister’s support and encouragement, I began to look at my behavior and found that I gave myself little to no reinforcement for healthy choices.
How could I look at my own behavior through my dog training lens? How could I effectively reward myself for healthy choices? Find out in “How to Build a Healthy Lifestyle through Positive Reinforcement”!