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Healthy Habits

One Thing You Can Do to Know Yourself Better

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

2 Mammoth Fitness Character Traits That Can Guarantee Your Success in Anything

Julian Hayes II | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Julian Hayes II

Photo Credit: JeremyHall via Compfight cc "Follow this plan and incinerate the fat in four weeks." "Go on my 15-day plan and buy these supplement...

10 Small Habits That May Add Years To Your Life

Margaret Manning | Posted 06.07.2015 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

It's easy to feel confused by all the healthy aging advice out there. Wine is good for you. Wine is bad for you. Take calcium supplements. Don't take calcium supplements. At times, it seems like the 'experts' really don't know what they're talking about.

7 Helpful Tips For People Who Are New To Fitness

Julian Hayes II | Posted 06.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Julian Hayes II

It's easy to find yourself traveling down a rabbit hole of endless information. Before you know it, your brain is fried and you haven't made it to the gym nor eaten your first healthy meal. But before you get sucked into the vortex of information overload, use these seven principles below to establish a rock solid fitness foundation.

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...

7 Rules For A Happier, Healthier Life

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Sometimes, when you're looking to make some new healthy changes to your life, the last thing you want is another calorie-counting food journal or spec...

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.

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?

3 Myths About Sleep, Busted

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2015 | 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.

Don't Tell Your Mother, But the Key to a Healthier Life Is Lowering Your Ambition

Lorna Borenstein | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorna Borenstein

Your goals for a healthier, happier life can be achieved; you just need to lower your ambitions in order to change your habits. Instead of crafting dramatic resolutions which require great willpower, I urge you instead to start taking the smallest, achievable steps possible. Start small, very, very small, and you can build a new foundation for a healthy life.

The Art of Being Calm

Linda Esposito, LCSW | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Esposito, LCSW

Whether you suffer from occasional anxiety, generalized anxiety, or its more cumbersome cousin, social anxiety, the following strategies can help get you on the other side of calm when practiced regularly.


Alan Christianson | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

Be thankful. Express your gratitude. Keep a gratitude journal. Gratitude has become to mental habits, what eating veggies is to dietary habits. You've heard a lot about it, you know how important it is, and either you already do it, or you feel bad that you don't.

So... How's That New Year's Resolution Going?

James E. Porter | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

Ever wondered why you break your New Year's resolutions within days or weeks of starting them? It's probably due to stress. Most of us don't realize t...

3 Lifehacks for the Motivationally Challenged

Kathleen Smith | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Smith

New Year's resolutions are beginning to wane, and you're probably sick being told to eat your vegetables and dust off the yoga mat. If change were as ...

The Healthy Habit Change That Made A 'Huge Difference' For Sheryl Sandberg

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living

One key area of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's life that needed improvement when she first met Arianna Huffington was sleep. At the World Economic For...

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.

Have You Already Ditched Your New Year's Resolutions? Don't Worry

Mary Kennedy | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Kennedy

One of my clients came up with this plan to help her control her weight and to "eat healthy" throughout the coming year. She did a lot of research and chose six "must have" habits that combined food choices with behavioral techniques to guide her on her way. Here's her plan; you might want to use it as a guide for your own journey.

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

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 03.11.2015 | 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.

Some Honest Health Advice for the New Year: Tell the Truth

Ali Cherry | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Ali Cherry

The more willing we are to tell the truth about how we feel, what we see and what we want, the easier it becomes and the more likely we are to realize the health benefits - to our bodies, to our relationships and yes, even to our businesses. Telling the truth is the honest path to better health.

Teaching Your Dog-Tired Mind Some New Tricks

Hope Gillerman | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Hope Gillerman

Many of us can feel low over the holidays, rely on alcohol and sugar to cope, get stuck on the pity path, snap at people we care about, and feel o...

The Only Detox You Will Need in the New Year

Dr. Karuna Sabnani | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karuna Sabnani

Though nutrition is key to a proper detox, what is equally important is whether you are digesting your life or not. Is life nourishing you or eating you alive? Are you satisfied and fulfilled with the life you have created?

Small Steps for Effective Results

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 03.09.2015 | 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.

Should You Quit Your New Year's Resolutions Now?

Lucie Lincoln | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Lucie Lincoln

The point here isn't to give up on growth, it is to go about it strategically. So if you are ready for real change, drop the resolutions and start making some simple shifts.