“Andrew says not to touch that doughnut.”

Published May 6, 2020

Referring to your­self in the third per­son seems to help you make health­i­er food choic­es.

“Our find­ings indi­cate that reflect­ing on one’s deci­sions using one’s own name might enhance one’s abil­i­ty to fol­low through with their goals, which can often be under­mined by strong sit­u­a­tion­al lures (e.g., tempt­ing foods).”

I hear it call­ing from here.