I came from a large family and developed a habit of eating even though I was full, for fear that I wouldn't get "enough" food. When I had my own family I had trouble downsizing recipes. There was always too much and, of course, I ate it (2nds & 3rds). In recent years, I have started making just enough for one serving per person. If anyone is still hungry after, I offer green salad to fill the gap. It's been working really well for me and my family. I hardly ever over eat anymore.
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Ten seconds is not a long time. Five seconds is even shorter. When you start feeling like you're ready to give up, just hang in there for another ten seconds. Wow! You're ten seconds closer to your goal! That wasn't hard; now do another ten seconds. Before you know it, you'll have finished as planned.
Every time I get up from my computer to go to the restroom, I do intervals of 20 seconds jumping jacks,10 seconds rest; 20 seconds high knees, 10 seconds rest; 20 seconds jump rope followed by 10 seconds rest. And finally, I do 20 squats or 20 wall pushups. It wakes me up and allows me to add a few extra fitness minutes into my day. It really adds up.
Break your two minutes of brushing time into 30 second segments. Do a wall sit during the first 30, rest during the second 30, wall-sit during the 3rd segment, and rest during the last. It makes sure you brush your teeth long enough, too!
Fits in a little thigh, quad, glute and core work while you are doing a necessary task that is easy to double-task with (ie, brushing your teeth)
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