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3 Simple Ways Writing Can Improve Your Life

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alicia T. Glenn

It is commonly known that writing is a habit of successful people. They've realized for years the benefits of jotting down their ideas and feelings, w...

7 Pet Peeves of Highly Successful People

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

The book's first habit is "be proactive." That means you're in charge, and you're the creator. When you act like you aren't responsible for your life, you shift the blame to external sources like your parents, your boss or even the weather.

Can You Create Good Habits That Stick?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle McQuaid

Do you have the chance to do what you do best each day at work? Take a moment and think about it. Do you have the chance to do what you do best each day? Not just now and again. Not even just most days. But each and every day.

What These 12 Highly Successful People Worry About Every Day

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

Check out what these 12 leaders spend their time stressing over and the habits they put in place to quell their worries. It might just help you develop a money-winning habit of your own.

4 Ways To Hold Yourself Accountable To Your Goals

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

Achieving something is a practice, just as meditation, writing every day, working out, eating healthy, etc. are practices as well. Time needs to be allotted to it. As I continued to ponder, I came up with three ways to stay committed to a goal.

Can You Create Changes That Last?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

When it comes to creating the changes you really want to make in your work or in you life, do ever find you have difficulty making this last?

3 Mindful Money Habits for Young Investors

Jonathan K. DeYoe | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Jonathan K. DeYoe

Habits grow into skills over time. With physical fitness or learning to play an instrument, the habit of short & simple practices early on can take root and may eventually become lifelong health and musical mastery (if you stick with them).

How to Stop Your Pet's Bad Habits

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If you feel you've tried everything, but Fido or Fluffy's bad habits have become the norm, you may be giving the wrong signals and actually encouragin...

15 Things Wealthy People Do Every Day

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.09.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

13. New York Times best-selling author Brendon Burchard -- who hangs out with the likes of Bill Gates and Richard Branson -- consistently blocks out time to create. He says it's a habit of the super-successful, as noted in Entrepreneur magazine.

This Is the Weirdest Habit-Breaking Strategy

Science of Us | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

(Photo: Pablo Saldivia Salgado / EyeEm/Getty Images) By Melissa Dahl The latest episode of Psych Crunch, a new podcast hosted by Science of Us pal ...

5 Painless Ways to Kick the Caffeine Habit

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Ah, coffee... even the aroma can make people feel satisfied, complete, at peace, and frankly, as though all is right in the world... me included. T...

Consider These Terms of Engagement Before Having Your Next Argument

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

It's true that old habits can be difficult to break, but even the most entrenched patterns are breakable, if there is a strong intention and powerful commitment to do so. So, hang in there, and get to work!

After Reading This, You'll Never Watch the News Again

Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree | Posted 06.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree

I've been reading The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss, and this passage about reading the news stuck out to me: "I hope you're sitting down. Take t...

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Hardy

Like Bilbo, most of us are like butter scraped over too much bread. If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve  --  without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly crowded lives.

8 Powerful Ways To Make Habits Stick

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Many of my clients see me because they want to change. There's something in their lives that is so routine, yet so undesirable or unhealthy. Maybe it's a poor diet, dating toxic men or women or laziness. They seek change, yet it eludes them. Most behaviors, good and bad, become automatic or habituated over time. Here are my tips to form healthy habits that stick:

10 Morning Habits of Well-Balanced People

Posted 06.22.2015 | Parents

Mornings are hard for everyone. Whatever to-do lists we finished yesterday are instantly forgotten, and new ones begin to pile up -- fast. To help...

Changing Bad to Good: How Expectations Influence Behavior

Dr. Joe Dispenza | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joe Dispenza

So if we believe a good restaurant is pricier, friendly or cleaner would we be able to tell if something wasn't quite right? What would happen if you ordered steak and the chef used a fatty piece of meat he bought at the grocery store? What if he arraigned it beautifully and the impeccably dressed waiter brought it to you on a platter? Would you be able to tell?

Make Your Bed (Plus 6 Other Things You Should Do Every Day)

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 06.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

You wake up, roll out of bed (sometimes literally), brush your teeth and go about your day. That's your routine -- you've done it for years and it just feels normal. But like any routine, it can put you in a rut.

How to Pick Up Good Habits

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Pullman

Most people want to develop good habits like doing yoga before work, eating breakfast and saying "hello" to the elderly neighbor they see each morning.

The Most Important First Step to Success

Noah St. John | Posted 06.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

The most important first step to success is to take 100% responsibility for what happens in your life. Look at that word responsibility—it's com...

The Under-appreciated Benefits of Creative Consistency

Gregory Ciotti | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Gregory Ciotti

Consistency doesn't count for everything, but it sure counts for a whole lot. With the many land mines out there, ready to derail even the most talented of people, "showing up" regularly offers undeniable benefits.

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."