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Connecting Habits to Change

Rupa Mehta | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

In my experience, once you've zeroed in, focused, and conquered one bad habit, it's out of your life, and your brain has space to adjust something new.

WATCH: Is This The Secret To Breaking Bad Habits?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

What's the secret to breaking bad habits? First, it helps to know how habits form in our brains. They are actually cemented there by a "three-part ...

How To Break A Bad Habit (And Replace It With A Good One)

James Clear | Posted 09.13.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Most of your bad habits are caused by two things... stress and boredom. Bad habits address certain needs in your life and for that reason, you need to replace them with habits that satisfy that same need.

10 Tiny Crimes We've All Been Guilty Of

Posted 11.30.2012 | OWN

By Amy Shearn We've all had our "That's so annoying... wait! I think I do that!" moments, so we've compiled this list of mini social crimes that we...

7 Habits To Break Free From

Linda Durnell | Posted 07.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

To let go of the habits we created is difficult, but the rewards of creating new and positive habits can be life-changing.

One Good Way To Kick A Bad Habit

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Bring this practice into the moments of your life at home and at work where you notice the habits occurring. Allow it to widen the space of awareness and choose a different response.

3 Ways To Change A Bad Habit

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 02.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Each year, we see Jan. 1 as a time for fresh starts -- for tackling our bad habits head-on and replacing them with new, healthier ones. No matter what it is you would like to do differently, these simple strategies will help you to finally make the real, lasting changes you're looking for.