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Today's episode of DISTINCTIONS is on the difference between partying and celebrating. My intention for distinguishing between these two terms is so that you can apply them and transform the way you reward yourself and increase your effectiveness.
When you intentionally celebrate you can reinforce your accomplishments by rewarding yourself with a party.
Doing this will create associations between hard work and celebrations, and over time that gives your brain an incentive to more.
The real key here is to ultimately be able to first transform regular parties into celebrations with an intention, and then structure and schedule those celebrations to serve as a reward AFTER you get your work done. That part is key. It’s called the Premack principle, which I discuss in detail.