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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 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...