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Forming New Habits

Warning: Self-Kindness Can Be Habit-Forming!

Andrea Wachter | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

Changing old habits is not easy but neither is living with self-defeating ones. With awareness, willingness and practice, you can learn how to speak kindly to yourself and treat yourself sweetly. And before you know it, you will have picked up a healthy new habit!

How Many Days It Actually Takes To Form A New Habit

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 12.31.2014 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

It was downright self-destructive to my recovery. The self-pity party it wrought for the entire day didn't help. Why did I do it? Because prior to the divorce, my then-husband and I wrote messages to each other on Facebook every morning. It was a habit that needed to stop. Now.

How Long It Really Takes To Form A Habit, According To Science

James Clear | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It makes sense why the "21 Days" myth would spread. It's easy to understand. The time frame is short enough to be inspiring, but long enough to be believable. And who wouldn't like the idea of changing your life in just three weeks?

A Personal Mission: Define Your Wellness (Part 2)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

No one walks a straight line on the journey to wellness. Most studies of lapses in fitness, nutrition and recovery programs show that you can get back on track more easily if you have scripted the way you will recover.

5 Steps To Improve Your Lifestyle Habits

Deepak Chopra | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

A basic outline for prevention has existed for more than 30 years, but wellness has had a hard time making real headway. Old habits are hard to break. Our society has a magic bullet fixation, waiting for the next miracle drug to cure us of every ill.