Yes, Healthy Behavior Is Contagious

One simple habit. Choosing wisely.

When you’re in the company of a very healthy person, it’s nearly impossible to make poor food choices. You can still make routine poor choices, but the detrimental effect of your routine choices is way more obvious.

Insight: If you hold yourself more personally accountable when you hang out with healthy people, you are on to a key success factor – for when you are not with a healthy role model.

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Only One Thing Competes With Enthusiasm As The Most Contagious Attribute


Enthusiasm is the most contagious thing in the world. You know this as soon as you are near a person who is full of positive energy and passion. And you know the second most contagious thing in the world when you are near someone who is the antithesis of enthusiasm – an energy vampire.

Insight: Birds of a feather flock together.

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Caution This Is Most Contagious

Drumroll please……

Wait. But first, let’s just make sure we’re all on the same page. Two days ago was the anniversary of John Lennon’s death, and the topic of yesterday’s post.

But today’s Lane 8 blog post is not about John Lennon, it’s about motivation.

It’s also about the number one most contagious thing (and greatest success factor) in the world when it comes to motivation.

Are you ready?

Okay, back to the drumroll.  Drumroll please…..

The number one most contagious thing in the world is…….ENTHUSIASM!!!!!

Can you hear the echos of some people saying, “That’s it?  That’s all you got?  You’re wasting my time!”

And others, “Yes, that’s exactly it. Try to do anything well without a mountain of enthusiasm.  Seriously, go ahead and try.”

What works best for you?

Motivation Fascinates Me

Does motivation fascinate you?

Do you have any motivational strategies or tactics you’d like to share?

Do you think about motivation:

  1. All the time
  2. Sometimes
  3. Never

You know what the most contagious thing in the world is?

Here’s a hint.  The number two all-time most contagious thing in the world is a lack of enthusiasm.