Articles about Habits

Success

Why most people will never be successful

Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate. So why won’t most people be successful?

Advice

10 practical answers to 10 powerful questions

No one knows what they are doing. That’s life in 7 words. We’re all trying to figure things and out. That’s precisely what this article was about.

The Whole Human

Today is 10x more important than tomorrow (your decisions today compound for life)

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. You can determine a better future, by making better decisions today.

The Whole Human

13 painful life lessons I’ve learned as a full-time writer

As painful as these life lessons have been, they have been invaluable towards my personal growth, and I hope the same for you too.

Morning Routine

Your brain on coffee

Although some health professionals warn us about the ills of coffee and caffeine, current research has turned the tide to coffee’s positive benefits.

Productivity

The one habit that can transform your world forever

The habit of tracking. No, I don’t mean stripping down to a loincloth and sniffing animal tracks. I mean tracking and monitoring yourself.

Office Life

Work on your bad habits not coworkers’ nerves

My job today is to prevent you young ‘uns from developing the type of bad habits that drive people nuts and make you a “work personality.”

Office Life

7 habits you should form to become more inspired at work

Here are some useful strategies to feel more inspired at work when you find yourself dreading going to work or feeling “blah” most days.

Success

The 8 most effective ways to get back on track after you messed up (and finally stay there)

You’re stuck in a downward spiral of negativity because it seems like all the progress you’ve made may be ruined. If you can relate to this scenario, you know how tough it can be to get back on track after you messed up. But, it’s possible.

Self-Help

9 traps you fall into that limit your happiness

Changing habits in the name of happiness is one of the best things that you can do for yourself and taking control of it makes everyone around you happier.

The Whole Human

10 bad habits that might actually mean you’re smarter than you think

Here are 10 formerly bad habits, that might actually be good for you, and may even mean that you’re smarter than you think.

Productivity

This weird research-backed, goals-setting hack actually works

Over the past four years, I’ve discovered many incredible ways to hack my habits, set better goals, and improve my life.

Productivity

The neuroscience of change: How to train your brain to create better habits

Habits are the brain’s internal drivers. If you want to change how you work or a bad habit, you should have a clear exit strategy to break out of the chain.

The Whole Human

6 easy steps to make you more resilient

If you have mental toughness, you will do anything to break the cycle of behavior that disempowers you. There should always be a healthy tension between the life we have settled for and the potential that still calls us.

The Whole Human

Small wins, marginal gains: That’s how you change behavior in the long term

It’s so easy to overestimate the importance of one defining moment and underestimate the value of making small gains on a daily basis.

Creativity

How starting a doodling habit could change your life for the better

A new study concluded that adding even short bursts (15-20 minutes) of art or doodling AKA “creative self-expression or art-making tasks” could result in “individuals perceiving themselves as having good ideas and being able to solve problems.”

Productivity

Sprints: The secret technique to getting more done in less time

Work overload is a distraction. Many people struggle to find the willpower and energy to focus on what’s really important. Starting today, reclaim your ability to focus, be mindful of what you are doing, and you will create meaningful accomplishments every week.

Success

The 5 differences between amateurs and true professionals

The only way to become better at anything is to spend time working on it. But, how can you put in your ‘reps’ if you’re not consistent enough? And, why do some people live up to their potential, whilst others don’t even scratch the surface of success?

The Whole Human

5 fascinating books on how to break bad habits

Let’s look at 5 books that will teach you how habits work, why your brain won’t do the “right” thing, how to address these issues, and how to defeat the dark forces that are actively working against your best intentions.

Productivity

What are 10 habits that are good for a person to get into?

Here are the Top 10 habits I’ve developed over the last 33 years after studying entrepreneurs, executives from Fortune 1000 companies and my own personal experiences.

Productivity

10 habits of mentally strong people

Mental strength is as rare as it is important. The good news is that any of us can get stronger with a little extra focus and effort.

The Whole Human

If a happy, successful life is about developing 3 good daily habits, what would they be?

Life is about simple pleasures and joys and that happiness is attainable at any moment. As I look back at the past 18 months (the happiest and most financially successful of my life), there are three habits that stand head and shoulders above the rest.

habits

The one habit that makes it easier to achieve your goals

Instead of trying to achieve all your goals at once — leading to burnout and failure — why not create your own “keystone habits” to get more done by doing less?

Advice

The skill set of the future: Seven essential habits to own and hone for greater success

Whether you’re just starting out in your career, looking for a better job, or already dominating in your industry, here are some best practices to help you thrive and surpass your own expectations.

Advice

10 habits that will dramatically improve your life

10 rules to stop chasing the things that you think will make you happy, and start realizing that your peace and happiness are entirely up to you.