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The Power of Habit

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.

6 Ways We Get Sidetracked or Swayed

Kare Anderson | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Frame a situation around a much-cherished goal and you are more likely to stick to that goal and/or sway others to seek it too. That's one of many stories with lessons for sticking to a plan that psychologist and Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino offers in her new book Sidetracked.

3 Strategies For Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

Joy Weese Moll | Posted 03.03.2013 | Fifty
Joy Weese Moll

As anyone who has tried to keep a resolution knows, change is hard. Many of us over 50 have given up long ago on the idea that making a New Year's resolution is a path to anything but disappointment. It may be time to try again, however.

Is Pain Holding You Back? Try This

N. E. Marsden | Posted 11.28.2012 | Healthy Living
N. E. Marsden

Today, pain is the exception in my life, not the rule, and meditation is time spent with God, not suffering.

15 Beach Reads Worth Your Time and Money

LearnVest | Posted 09.02.2012 | Women
LearnVest

All of these titles go great with sun and a splash of lemonade.

One Good Way To Kick A Bad Habit

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Bring this practice into the moments of your life at home and at work where you notice the habits occurring. Allow it to widen the space of awareness and choose a different response.

How 'Keystone Habits' Transformed a Corporation

Charles Duhigg | Posted 04.28.2012 | Business
Charles Duhigg

Keystone habits explain how Michael Phelps became an Olympic champion and why some college students outperform their peers.