Based on new research, my article explains the importance of setting up cues and triggers to help you stick to your diet.
Follow-up with Habits for Weight Loss
The trigger was a research paper about people who would eat stale popcorn...as long as it was in a movie theatre! Hence my focus on more "mind games", specifically how to beat older, bad habits by replacing them with good habits.
Read widely in your areas of interest, and be open to the topics that those articles may inspire you to explore and exploit.
In this case, my ongoing interest in weight control led me to read the report; to recognize where I had used a similar approach; and to decide where I should write my own article.