So certainly in some instances, if there’s a joint that is stiff, if there’s a muscle that’s a little bit weak, there can be a feeling of discomfort or pain when we get those things going again, but there are other injuries where the presence of pain is indicating that that structure doesn’t want that activity to occur.
Is there a secret to accomplishing goals? A lot of us think it’s goal setting and creating intentions, which is important to be sure—but if that was the key, everyone would be successful. It has to be something else. That something else is habit.