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Interview: The Kaizen Method to Living a Healthy Lifestyle with Barbara Bingham

This week Barbara Bingham, nutritionist and author of The Kaizen Method to Living a Healthy Lifestyle, has generously agreed to drop by and talk with us about how she applies the kaizen approach to counseling clients who want to improve … Continue reading

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How Do You Treat Your Future Self?

I’d like to start with a simple exercise this week: take a few seconds to close your eyes and imagine yourself at this time next year. What do you see? Is your future self calm or harried? Sitting in a … Continue reading

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Three Minute Success Technique – Do It Right, Get Results

You’ve probably already heard that visualization can help you achieve your goals. Maybe you’ve even tried it: you imagined yourself at your target weight, or tried to see yourself signing copies of your first novel at your favorite bookstore. Maybe … Continue reading

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Hard-Wired for Clutter–How to Overcome Ownership Bias

Have you ever cleaned out your garage (or attic, or closet) intending to pass on your never-used possessions, only to find that you can’t bear to part with most of it? Some of those items had sentimental value, and others … Continue reading

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Cure Your Clutter Blindness

I’d like you to take a moment to think of a spot in your house that’s cluttered. It can be anything–a shelf, your dresser, a section of a closet. Don’t go there and look. Close your eyes and try to … Continue reading

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Do You Have Boiling Frog Syndrome?

Have you heard of Boiling Frog Syndrome? It works something like this… If you put a frog in a pot of boiling water, it will immediately try to jump out. But if you put the same frog in a pot … Continue reading

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Does Your Outer Space Reflect Your Inner Space?

My husband and I love to talk. One of our weekend rituals for the last few years has been to spend a few hours at Starbucks with no other goal than to talk about whatever’s on our minds. It almost … Continue reading

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How Do You Keep Yourself On Track?

Thanks to Kelly, for inspiring this week’s small step! In her comment on planners in Week 20, Kelly mentioned that one of her problems in getting things done is that she would have tasks written down, but when she sat … Continue reading

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Teaching Yourself to Stay Focused

Do you have trouble staying on track? Do you often find yourself letting interruptions keep you from finishing what you started? I do, and that’s why I was excited to read this post on training yourself to focus at zenhabits.com: … Continue reading

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