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128 Birch Street
Boston, MA, 02131
United States

(617) 390-4076

Invent Boston designs and develops original products to add science + whimsy to  every day tasks at home.   Our first product is a Two Minute timer, Two Minute Turtle, a visual timer. The Two Minute Turtle helps children and adults focus on two minute tasks such as brushing teeth, physical therapy, taking a shower and speaking (practicing a presentation or learning a language).


How Do We Start Healthy Habits?

Virginia Berman

It starts with a leap of faith, reminds me of roller coasterm getting started-you know it will bring you up and down.  And you believe you can do it.  Think big. Start small.  

Say your goal outloud to someone you know. Say it again in a week to remind yourself.  Post it on social media so others have read it.  Even if they may not care nor remember--it makes me, the one who posts it, feel more accountable. 

Anticipate a slip and manage it. i.e. my healthy habit for 2017 is to not worry after 5:00 PM. So if I do, and I know I will for the first part at least, I've said I will write my worry down.  So I know I won't rid my habit (worrying about something at night) but I will try to get out of the habit by becoming aware, writing it down, and slowly, help me to let the worry, and the habit, go