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Habits

Is Your Over-Thinking an 'Addiction'? Here Are 8 Steps to Recovery

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

I like choices. Nearly every one of my decisions is carefully researched to maximize the greatest number of benefits. When buying, I like to know ...

Start Something That Matters

Brendon Burchard | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

Sometimes your dreams for living a great life and having more personal freedom can seem so far away. Yet no matter where you are on the path, never ...

What a Hawaiian Rainforest Taught Me About the Power of Intention

Noah St. John | Posted 05.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

I'm on the island of Oahu taking the whole family on an epic Hawaiian vacation. Babette says she wants to visit a waterfall because she love...

The Power of Habit: Setting Up 'Triggers' to Sustain Habits

Brendon Burchard | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

I've spent my entire career helping high performers set up better strategies and habits to keep them energized, engaged and achieving their best. And the biggest secret I've learned in almost 20 years in this field is what I call "trigger moments."

One Thing You Can Do to Know Yourself Better

Amy Crumpton | Posted 05.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

stocksnap.io by Daniel Bowman The rain was coming down hard on the skylight in my living room just before 6 a.m. I breathed in the smell of my ...

Broken Windows Theory: Why Winners Keep Their Homes Clean

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

If things get busy and you let your home, relationships, and happiness flounder while you put out fires elsewhere, eventually you find things just get worse and those higher priorities start to matter less.

They Called Him 'Butterfingers'

Noah St. John | Posted 05.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

Once upon a time, there was a professional football player who got the nickname "Butterfingers" because, in his first pro season, he kept dropping t...

Professional Habits to Develop While in College

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.30.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

The professional habits you create while attending college can contribute to your success in the internships you attain, the organizations you are a part of, and on the job after graduation. Here are five professional habits to develop while in college.

Are You Ready for Change? Find Out What Stage You're In

Amy Morin | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Although circumstances may change in the blink of an eye, people change at a slower pace. Even motivated people who welcome change often encounter stumbling blocks that make transformation more complicated than they'd originally anticipated.

How to Overcome Brand Habits So Buyers Will Buy Your Products

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.16.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

One problem marketers find difficult to overcome is how do you get buyers to choose your product when they are in the habit of buying other brands?

7 Mini-Habits That Will Change Your Life Immediately

Posted 04.16.2015 | 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...

7 Positive Psychology Happy Habits for Work and Life

Dr. Colleen Georges | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Colleen Georges

Whether we are looking for greater harmony in our family relationships, more meaningful friendships, greater purpose and satisfaction at work, or more engagement in our community, the end goal is usually the same -- happiness.

Internal vs. External Motivation: How to Build an Exercise Routine You'll Stick To

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

But when you're internally motivated, you're driven by a desire to make yourself better. You're only accountable to you, and that means you control the variables that decide whether you succeed or fail. When those factors are stacked in your favor, the odds say you'll make lasting change.

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.

Four Habits of People Who Are Truly Happy

Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living

In this busy, self-involved world, a simple “thank you” has the ability to stop us dead in our tracks. Whether we’ve helped a co-worker with a p...

Can You Develop Your Strengths In Just 11 Minutes?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 05.23.2015 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

If you had eleven minutes each day to just - shine and do what you do best at work -- where would you start? Would you learn something new each day? Take the time to really connect with a colleague? Make some space for creativity?

The Habit Ladder: How To Make A New Routine Stick

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

If you're working to cement new habits but having a hard time, it could have less to do with the habits themselves and more to do with how they're arranged. Try looking at each from a perspective of the habit loop -- cue, routine, reward -- and find opportunities to rearrange them so the reward -- or tangential result -- from one helps to create the cue for the next.

It's Enough to Begin

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 05.18.2015 | Books
Gretchen Rubin

Some habit-formation strategies are familiar and obvious--like Monitoring or Scheduling--but others took me more time to understand. As I studied habits, I slowly began to recognize the tremendous importance of the time of beginning.

9 Steps to Creating Good Habits

Cliff Hsia | Posted 05.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Cliff Hsia

When you create good habits, you'll feel stronger, healthier, happier, and more capable of taking on even bigger challenges. With each step on your road to a better lifestyle, you'll gain more confidence, increase your momentum, and continue moving forward.

Should You Underpromise and Overdeliver?

Noah St. John | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

We've all heard the business cliche that we should "underpromise and overdeliver." Like most cliches, there is a grain of truth in this old saying......

3 Habits Killing Your Productivity

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 05.08.2015 | Business
Lisa Abeyta

In our attempt to be better at our jobs, to be more accessible and more open to new opportunities which could be your next big break, you may actually be engaging in habits that are hindering you.

How Tiny Habits Will Help You Go Vegan

Sara Hohn | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Sara Hohn

Part of the challenge for many people adopting a vegan diet is that it seems like a gigantic, daunting change. But what if you could make tiny modifications to your daily routine so that going vegan seemed effortless?

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.

The Greatest Luxury of All

Noah St. John | Posted 04.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

In the crush of our Information Overload Age, the greatest luxury isn't money. It isn't fame. It isn't even attention. It's time. When was the last ...

Study Finds Habits in Children Take Root By Age 9 -- Here's What That Means for Parents

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 04.28.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Jackson

A recent study out of Brown University has concluded that routines and habits in children, including household chores and responsibilities, are unlikely to vary after the age of 9.