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Healthy Habits

12 Habits of Highly Heathy People

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
William B. Bradshaw

New experiences can be both exciting and scary, but overcoming your fear, embracing your strengths, and demonstrating curiosity will reap the benefits of personal growth and discovery, contributing to good health.

How to Change Your Beliefs and Stick to Your Goals for Good

James Clear | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

And while there is nothing wrong with achievement and improvement, it is also very easy to forget to ask yourself the more important questions: Who am I? What do I believe about myself? What do I want my identity to be?

Eating Gives Life

Margaret Marshall | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

You eat from the moment of birth to the moment of death. Eating gives you life and sustains you. It brings you joy, zest, vitality, and builds relationships. It can also bring illness, sadness, chronic pain, isolation, and for some, a premature death. It all depends on your relationship with food.

3 Rules For Sticking To Good Habits

James Clear | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

I know these small gains can seem almost meaningless, especially in the beginning. But small habits can actually deliver incredible progress very quickly.

7 Tips for a Productive First Week on the Job

Diane Gottsman | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Your first few days set a precedence on what others can expect from you as a coworker and employee. Here are seven ways to make the most of your first week on the job.

Understanding Habits Helps You Change Them

Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D. | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D.

People repeat actions that are either rewarding or familiar, or both. In other words, people do things that feel worth it somehow. You might think i...

How Long It Really Takes To Form A Habit, According To Science

James Clear | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It makes sense why the "21 Days" myth would spread. It's easy to understand. The time frame is short enough to be inspiring, but long enough to be believable. And who wouldn't like the idea of changing your life in just three weeks?

This Philosopher's Wisdom Will Help You Lead A Happy Life

James Clear | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Many historians believe that Aurelius practiced writing as a daily habit, regardless of the circumstances. Some of his most famous passages were written from outposts and battlefields as he sought to expand the Roman Empire.

7 Habits That Only Seem Harmless

Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living

It's not every day that we'd suggest browsing Reddit for health advice. But many of the well-intentioned posts to a thread on which user magicmuk a...

5 Habits Science Proves Will Help You Live Longer

Posted 03.25.2014 | Fifty

As Abraham Lincoln once said, "It's not the years in your life that count, but the life in your years." While we agree with Abe, we're wondering why w...

The Power of Imperfect Starts: How Good Do You Really Need to Be to Get Started?

James Clear | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

When you have a goal -- whether it's starting a business or eating healthier or traveling the world -- it's easy to look at someone who is already doing it and then try to reverse engineer their strategy. In some cases, this is really useful. Learning from the experiences of successful people is a great way to accelerate your own learning curve.

Thinking About Cutting Back on Soda? Try Monday

Diana K. Rice | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Diana K. Rice

What's that one measly can of soda a day -- your afternoon treat -- really going to do? Quite a bit, according to many leading health organizations.

Rome Wasn't Built in a Day, But They Were Laying Bricks Every Hour

James Clear | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Rome is just the result; the bricks are the system. The system is greater than the goal. Focusing on your habits is more important than worrying about your outcomes.

These 4 Must-Do Habits Will Guarantee Your Success

: Inc. | Miki Agrawal | Posted 03.10.2014 | Small Business

This year, I decided that I'm going to share my lessons. Lessons are some of the only things that we can both learn and teach. As I expand my new ...

Why Do Fads Fade? The Inevitable Death of Flappy Bird

Nir Eyal | Posted 02.20.2014 | Business
Nir Eyal

Given the meteoric success and subsequent decline of other games like Candy Crush Saga, Angry Birds, and FarmVille, perhaps the death of Flappy Bird was more than a rash decision. Perhaps it was a mercy killing?

4 Easy Ways To Be Healthier At Work

Posted 02.27.2014 | OWN

By Camille Noe Pagán If you spend most of your days at a desk, here's some unsettling news: That office job could be bad for your health. Resear...

7 Ways To Love Yourself

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

How you view and treat yourself influences how others view and treat you. Make a commitment to loving yourself unconditionally, and you will expand your capacity to give and receive love.

Desperately Seeking 'The Biggest Winner' in Health

Josh Stevens | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Josh Stevens

The latest news in the world of health is not coming from doctors or hospitals. Instead, it's coming from large employers: CVS and NBC. Both CVS and NBC have recently put a spotlight on health-related issues, but the reasons why couldn't be more different.

5 Things That Weight Maintainers Do That You Don't (And How to Fix It)

Alejandra Ruani | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Ruani

Long-term maintainers may continue with some behaviors that helped them lose weight, but not all. Maintaining needs to feel easy and not as hard as losing. In order to achieve this, you need to focus on something called "habit forming."

Connecting Habits to Change

Rupa Mehta | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

In my experience, once you've zeroed in, focused, and conquered one bad habit, it's out of your life, and your brain has space to adjust something new.

How to Make Those New Year Plans Stick: Advice from Chalene Johnson

Cortney McDermott | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
Cortney McDermott

We're busier than ever. Yet what keeps us so busy is rarely the same as what contributes to our success. Mostly, it distracts from it.

5 Mistakes People Make At The Grocery Store

Katie Hill | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Hill

What do root canals, pelvic exams, filing taxes, car repairs, and grocery shopping have in common? Absolutely nothing, except they are all life activities I despise with the intensity of a thousand white-hot suns.

If You Want To Age Gracefully, Avoid These 7 Things

Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Like the haves and the have nots, when it comes to post 50s, it's those who are aging and those who are aging gracefully. You know, the lucky ones who...

How to Set an Intention That Sticks for 2014

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

Why does it sometimes feel like it's effortless to let negative habits creep up, but when we want to change them -- or add a new healthy habit -- it feels nearly impossible?

Do You Model Unhealthy Tech Habits?

Laura St. John | Posted 02.25.2014 | Technology
Laura St. John

When you interrupt what you're doing to check a new message, you're silently implying to your live, pint-size audience that the virtual message is more important than what's going on at that moment. You also become split.