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Habits

The Most Important First Step to Success

Noah St. John | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

The most important first step to success is to take 100 percent responsibility for what happens in your life. Look at that word responsibility -- it...

Change Your Habits to Change Your Weight

Toffler Niemuth | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Toffler Niemuth

There is no better time to start than today. Start one positive practice today and repeat it daily to begin creating the habit that leads to successful, sustainable weight loss.

13 Ways to Use a Journal to Grow in Success

Rosella LaFevre | Posted 01.22.2015 | Small Business
Rosella LaFevre

After doing some reading, I became convinced that the key to living that next chapter of my life might be recording this chapter and envisioning the future using pen on paper. Journaling could be the key to progress.

Recommitting to Your New Year's Resolutions

Rachel Verlik | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

We all take a step back backward now and again. Take a deep breath, regroup and be mindful about recommitting to your goals through building new habits.

Why You Have Your Foot on the Brake

Noah St. John | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

What does it really mean to "have your foot on the brake"? It means that at the same time you really WANT to change your life, reach your goals and ...

How to Give Yourself a Fresh Start

Vee Somphon | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Vee Somphon

First, ease off on yourself. Forget about jumping on the bandwagon and feeling pressured to start something new or something big. You need to first spend the time letting go of things that no longer serve you. Until you do so, you cannot give yourself a new beginning.

Why I'm Not Making Resolutions This Year And Am Embracing Healthy Hedonism Instead

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Phoebe Lapine

This year, I'm dedicating my wellness project to the art of healthy hedonism--to doing right by my body, without giving up my life. Figuring out your non-negotiables for pleasure is just as important as going through the pain of creating a new "healthy" habit.

Trouble Focusing? New Checklist Can Help Parents Make Evaluations

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 01.08.2015 | Education
Rebecca Jackson

Were you one of the many parents who ended 2014 feeling a little concerned about their child's attention span? You're not alone. These parents were looking to make a change in 2015, but didn't know where to begin.

The 3 Most Important Things for Keeping Resolutions

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

You already know this: More than half of people who make New Year's resolutions give up on them by June. Don't join this failing 50 percent in 2015! I...

Small Steps for Effective Results

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Zarrin

The truth is, the mind has infinite room for growth. Once it achieves momentum, it will want more. But it cannot go from 0-120 mph instantly. It has to work itself up to that. If you have a desire or a dream, don't allow yourself to get in your own way. Make a realistic action plan.

Do You Make These 7 New Year's Resolutions Mistakes?

Noah St. John | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

Don't fall into that old pattern of not believing in yourself. You can make positive changes in your life this year.

The 15 New Books to Read in 2015

Adam Grant | Posted 01.08.2015 | Books
Adam Grant

There are few better ways to start a new year than picking up some fresh perspectives to put into action. Here's a sneak preview of 15 exciting books on business and behavior that will hit the shelves in the first half of the year.

Friendly Fire: Why We Can Be Harshest With the Ones We Love Most

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Often, we're most critical with the ones with love most. We're extra sensitive to certain characteristics, express annoyance toward particular hab...

Deceptively Simple Resolutions That Actually Work

Megan McDonough | Posted 01.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Megan McDonough

There's always a tension between how life is and how you want it to be -- that's where those New Year's resolutions come in, and that's why they fail. When you pick a goal or an intention for the year, your current habits and ways of living push back. Embedded structures get in the way of the new stuff you're trying to make room for.

The 17 Resolutions All Humans Need to Make This Year

Ashley McDonald | Posted 12.29.2014 | Comedy
Ashley McDonald

Without further ado, I issue forth a call to fellow humankind for a better world. Here are the top resolutions every person ever must adhere to, beginning in 2015 (and lasting forevermore).

21 Habits of Happy People You Can Adopt in 2015

Elyse Gorman | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

It's the perfect time of year to reflect on and learn from everything that happened in your life in 2014 and to set new inspiring intentions and goals for the year ahead.

The Little-Known Story Behind A Christmas Carol

Noah St. John | Posted 12.22.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

Because of its low price, Dickens himself did not realize much profit from the sales of A Christmas Carol. It was, in a very real sense, a gift to the public.

What Is the Relationship Between Habits and Success?

Noah St. John | Posted 12.16.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

What is the relationship between habits and success? Putting together our scales of success and iceberg of consciousness, the answer becomes stunning...

The One Habit of Successful People Those Lists Forget to Mention

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

This month, may you let go of doing what's always been done if it has ceased to serve. May you widen your eyes with curiosity instead of fear at the approaching new year. And may you look at each blank page, empty stage, clean canvas and new day as the beginning of a grand experiment.

Your Success Should Be Habitual

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 12.28.2014 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

Once an activity becomes a habit, it takes little to no willpower to do. Think of your habits, or the things you do on autopilot, like brushing your teeth or maybe going for a daily walk. These activities aren't draining. You've programmed your body to do these things unconsciously.

Why Your Mind Is Like an Iceberg

Noah St. John | Posted 12.08.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

Whether I'm coaching CEOs, celebrities, or stay-at-home moms... Consulting for Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, or startups... I've never met o...

Life and Other Habits: 4 Simple Steps to a More Conscious, Grateful Way of Life

Denise Banks-Grasedyck | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Denise Banks-Grasedyck

Our everyday experiences make all the difference, because our lives are not a "big bang" experience, but a series of many ordinary experiences and activities.

Why Change Is So Hard

Karen Frankola | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Karen Frankola

Innovation is certainly a great goal, but before we can go about transforming an organization, we need to do a better job of helping the vast majority of people who struggle when asked to do their jobs differently.

The True Gifts of the Holidays

Jessica R. Dreistadt | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica R. Dreistadt

The good memories we create now will warm our hearts through the bitter winter, and the possibilities for creating such experiences throughout the year are only limited by our imaginations. This is the time to establish habits that enrich our lives, and the world, every single day.

A Meditation a Day Keeps the Money Fears Away

Leisa Peterson | Posted 01.26.2015 | Money
Leisa Peterson

Whether we know it or not, how we interact with money reflects what we value most. We earn, spend, save and give, and it all happens as a result of the unconscious money patterns we developed as a child.