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Habits

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

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 03.26.2015 | 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 03.25.2015 | 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 03.24.2015 | 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 03.23.2015 | 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 03.18.2015 | 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 03.18.2015 | 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 03.17.2015 | 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 03.09.2015 | 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 03.08.2015 | 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 03.05.2015 | 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 02.27.2015 | 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 02.27.2015 | 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 02.26.2015 | 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.

2 Key Ingredients for Finding Happiness

Kate Mayer Mangan | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Kate Mayer Mangan

Without repetition, even the best suggestion for health or happiness will not take root. But practice isn't enough. Most of us need another ingredient -- other people.

3 Myths About Sleep, Busted

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

At night, you can't sleep. In the morning, you can't wake up. Sound familiar? Get back on track with these three myths and facts about sleep.

3 Habits of Mindfully Wealthy People

Leisa Peterson | Posted 02.24.2015 | Money
Leisa Peterson

Despite this annoyingly prevalent belief in today's society, my 22 years in the financial services industry have shown me that it's the farthest thing from the truth.

The Importance Of Adding Stress Relief To Your To-Do List

Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living

For 30 days, GPS for the Soul and meQuilibrium are providing you tips on how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free life. See the previous stres...

The Little Behavior Changes That Can Have A Big Influence On Your Stress Levels

Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living

For 30 days, GPS for the Soul and meQuilibrium are providing you tips on how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free life. See the previous stres...

What Being on a Plane in a Tornado Taught Me About Trust

Noah St. John | Posted 02.09.2015 | Impact
Noah St. John

Listen to your Inner Knowing and not your fears. Get comfortable being a little uncomfortable.

3 Energy Draining Habits That Successful People Totally Avoid, and How to Change Them

Rakel Sosa | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Rakel Sosa

I have experienced these three specific habits that I mention below. I have to say that when I stopped practicing them my life got lighter and much clearer, more sober and grounded. Check them out... maybe you practice one of them. Changing them can really upgrade your well-being.

Forget Perfection, Just Don't Fail Twice in a Row

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

I've learned that those who succeed and those who don't at building a new habit often experience the same number of failures and disappointments along the way. The only difference is where those failures occur.

4 Easy Habits You Can Start Creating Today to Become Magnetic to the Life You Want

Emma Bathie | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Emma Bathie

One of the tricks to manifesting what we want in life is to create a small set of daily rituals, or success habits, that not only help us feel great in our day-to-day but will also help us align with a higher vibrational energy so that we become magnetic to what we desire.

The Most Important First Step to Success

Noah St. John | Posted 03.28.2015 | 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 03.25.2015 | 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 03.24.2015 | 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.