Articles about Habits

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.

Advice

Can’t kick a bad habit? You’re probably doing it wrong

By slowly ratcheting up what you don’t do, you invest in a new identity through your record of successfully dropping bad habits from your life. Over time, it adds up to a whole new you.

Productivity

Get better sleep: 5 powerful tips from research

Stop killing your IQ. The 5 top tips from research to improve your sleep.

Productivity

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

By starting the day right, you can definitely accomplish what matters.

Productivity

This is the best time to do anything: 4 powerful secrets from research

Dan Pink's new book "When" provides scientifically-based insights on the best and worst use of our time, for maximum productivity.

Advice

Seven things deeply intuitive people do differently

If you want to make better decisions in life, you’d do well to brush up on your intuition skills. Learn from those who have the habit.

Productivity

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Understand what’s really driving your behavior and you can really fix your life. Three secrets from neuroscience can help.

Productivity

These are the top 5 smart things that lazy people do

Five incredibly smart shortcuts and habits that will make your life easier and more productive, as learned from lazy people.

New Year

9 steps to New Year’s resolutions that last longer than New Year’s Day

Eighty-eight percent of people fail to achieve their New Year’s resolutions. Here's how to be one of the few people who keep them and make them stick.

Advice

5 daily habits to increase your creativity and decrease your stress levels

With these 5 daily rituals, you can turn yourself into a more productive, less stressed worker.

Advice

Three scientifically proven ways to make a habit stick

There are everyday, scientifically proven actions you can take to make sure your New Years resolutions stick into a habit.

Advice

How to be resilient: 8 steps to success when life gets hard

How can we be more resilient? Whether it’s dealing with unemployment, a difficult job, or personal tragedies, here are insights that can help.

Productivity

These are the 3 habits you need to learn anything

Habits are learned through rewarded practice. These are the three best ways to change your habits and optimize learning.

Productivity

Ten bad habits you must eliminate from your daily routine

Get rid of these 10 bad habits and see all the good that happens next.