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Good Habits

6 Practices To Attract Love Into Your Life

Catherine A. Wood | Posted 09.14.2016 | DC
Catherine A. Wood

We get to choose to believe the stories that hold us back, make us feel small and unworthy, and keep us from committing to our goals. The feeling of deserving is just that: a feeling. It is not a truth or a fact.

10 Shockingly Simple Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Lisa Larter | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Lisa Larter

Ever wondered why some people seem to have it all - success, happiness, money, love - and other people seem to lean into the struggle every single day...

The Rewards of Self-Discipline

Sharon Eakes | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Sharon Eakes

With a little consciousness and self-discipline, we can cultivate strong, good habits. Improve our health. Be closer to our best selves.

12 Things Happy Couples Do Every Single Day

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 02.26.2016 | Weddings

It goes without saying that marriage takes work -- but what kind of work, exactly? We recently asked coupled-up relationship bloggers and HuffPost r...

How to Create Good Habits

Quora | Posted 11.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul

Creating good habits is easy. Maintaining good habits is hard. When I was younger, I had a ton of bad habits.

5 Steps to a Better Morning Routine

R.L. Adams | Posted 10.18.2016 | Healthy Living
R.L. Adams

The quality of our lives is very much derived from the same routines that we repeat daily. But of all the routines that we might posses, it's our morning routines that are quite possibly the most important. What we do in the morning helps to set the pace for the day.

5 Keystone Habits to Help Supercharge Your Success

R.L. Adams | Posted 09.04.2016 | Healthy Living
R.L. Adams

A keystone habit is no more difficult to form than any other habit, yet it provides the most benefits.

How to Finish What You Start (Every Time)

R.L. Adams | Posted 09.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
R.L. Adams

"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark." --...

The Keys to Persevering and Living a Long Life, Grandma Style

Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson | Posted 06.17.2016 | Good News
Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson

Perseverance is hard to teach. Only through experiences can you persevere, but I believe that other people's journeys can leave a lasting impression on you; You can glean snippets of how to persevere when life presses against you on all sides.

7 Mini-Habits That Will Change Your Life Immediately

Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living

On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a user asked: "What are some good 'mini-habits' to practice doing each day?" People posted dozens of an...

3 Tricks for Making Your Good Habits Stick

Amy Morin | Posted 05.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Just because you're struggling with self-discipline doesn't mean you have to raise the white flag and declare your self-improvement efforts a complete failure. Instead, work to increase the chances that you'll stick to your healthier habits -- even when you don't feel like it.

Work Smarter, Not Harder by Breaking Your Counterproductive Bad Habits

Amy Morin | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

While ignoring your bad habits may help you feel good initially, that avoidance will eventually catch up to you. When you don't address the unproductive and unhealthy things you're doing alongside your good habits, you'll stagnate.

Stop Giving Up Unhealthy Habits!

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Let's be nice to ourselves. We only have one body, one mind, and one life. Why not treat them with care and respect? Eat to feel alive, not guilty. Exercise because you love your body, not because you hate your body. Live because you enjoy your life, not because you have to exist.

5 Summer Habits Every Middle-Aged Person Needs To Keep Doing This Fall

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.23.2014 | Fifty

Fall is the year's version of middle age. So we totally identify! Here are five habits that we think every midlifer should take up this fall. Apply...

How I Jumpstarted My Post-Grad Life in Three Simple Steps

Maxwell Pichan | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Maxwell Pichan

My hope is that by forming good habits early on and sharing them with others, I can do my part in establishing a new baseline for a generation as it begins to tackle the "real world." We have it in us to be successful and to help others, but we must first do all we can to help ourselves.

When I Took Off My Rose-Colored Glasses

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

I learned a lot from having a rose beside me all week. I made time to see the good in life. I remembered that I have thorns and to use them when needed. And I told myself again and again that it is my job to stand tall in the light.

How A Password Changed My Life

Mauricio Estrella | Posted 09.07.2014 | Technology
Mauricio Estrella

So there it was... this input field with a pulsating cursor, waiting for me to type a password that I'll have to re-enter for the next 30 days. Then, letting all the frustration go, I remembered a tip I heard from my former boss. I'm gonna use a password to change my life.

How To Turn Bad Habits Into Stress-Reducing Rituals

meQuilibrium | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living

The secret to a less stressful, more fulfilling life isn't just about replicating someone else's habits. It's about creating ones that help rather than hurt you. And while dropping bad habits is a great idea, the reason that's so hard is because it always sounds restrictive and loss-oriented. I have a better way: Replace old habits with more rewarding rituals.

Yagana Shah

5 Midlife Habits You Can't Afford To Put Off Another Day | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.09.2014 | Fifty

Between your demanding boss, your expensive kids, your nagging parents, and (mostly) lovable spouse, it's no wonder most of us lose sight of our own s...

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?

The Power of Imperfect Starts: How Good Do You Really Need to Be to Get Started?

James Clear | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

When you have a goal -- whether it's starting a business or eating healthier or traveling the world -- it's easy to look at someone who is already doing it and then try to reverse engineer their strategy. In some cases, this is really useful. Learning from the experiences of successful people is a great way to accelerate your own learning curve.

How To Stick With Good Habits Even When Your Willpower Is Gone

James Clear | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

When your willpower is depleted, you are even more likely to make decisions based on the environment around you. After all, if you're feeling drained, stressed, or overwhelmed then you're not going to go through a lot of effort to cook a healthy dinner or fit in a workout.

7 Ridiculously Easy Things To Do Today, So Tomorrow Morning Isn't Horrible

Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

The most common complaint about mornings is that they're, well, mornings. We know few people who actually enjoy waking up early -- even more so in the...

Learn Your Top 3 Lessons in 2014

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

One of the biggest frustrations in my life and other's lives is -- as Albert Einstein so wisely said -- "doing the same things over and over again an...

Breaking Bad... Habits

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

Breaking a bad habit is never easy, but you can make it a lot easier by making negative mental associations and by replacing bad habits with good. Before you know it, you won't have that bad habit anymore, and you'll feel empty if you miss your workout or walk, instead!