How To Stay Healthy: 10 Micro Habits To Practice Daily

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When I was growing up, there was a dearth of reliable information on making healthy lifestyle choices. If this information was available, it certainly didn’t hit the mainstream media, which at the time included the three major TV networks and the local newspaper. Everything we learned about healthy habits came from the family doctor or from health…  Continue Reading

Create Your Morning Routine With Habit Stacking

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Most of my adult life, I haven’t been a “morning person.” If I could sleep late and begin my day slowly, I would. But most of the time I couldn’t. Although I wasn’t a morning person, I was (and am) a responsible person, so if school, work, children, or any other pressing situation required I…  Continue Reading

12 Proven Habits Of Happy People

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When I was in my twenties, I wrote a happiness list. I remember clearly writing the list and believing once I attained those things, I would feel content and free to enjoy life. I’m embarrassed to tell you everything I put on the list. It seems so materialistic to me now. But let’s just say…  Continue Reading

How To Break Bad Habits By Forming Good Ones

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Bad habits creep up on us. One day we smoke that first cigarette, eat that first bag of Cheetos, or discover how easy it is to charge things on a credit card. Before you know it, that one decision has mushroomed into big, bad habit. We become physically or mentally addicted to substances, food, spending,…  Continue Reading

6 Healthy Eating Habits You Will Love

Sometimes I cringe when I think about how many times during my teens and twenties I cruised through Wendy’s drive-thru for a cheeseburger, fries, and frosty. Man, I loved that combo back in the day, but I don’t even want to calculate the calories I was taking in during one meal. Of course back then,…  Continue Reading

Sleep Habits: 10 Steps To Better Sleep

Your sleep habits can save your life. This sounds like a dramatic statement, but it’s true. According to a poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, 60% of adult drivers in the U.S. (about 168 million people) have driven while feeling drowsy in the last year. A third of adult drivers admit to falling asleep…  Continue Reading

How to Create Habits That Stick [Updated]

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Habit is a cable; we weave a thread each day, and at last we cannot break it.  ~Horace Mann Isn’t it amazing that every day, we have the ability to reinvent ourselves? We can learn new skills and create habits that make us healthier, more interesting, more productive, and more valuable in the eyes of…  Continue Reading

No Motivation? 7 Ways To Overcome Your Lack Of Motivation

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A guest post by Kayla Matthews It seems like the only habits that stick are the ones we wish we could break: smoking, checking phones every 27 seconds, or using the words “awesome” or “literally” in every sentence. Good habits are hard to build and bad habits are hard to break. Make a resolution to…  Continue Reading