Category Archives: Habits

The Sneaky Way We Sabotage Ourselves When Things Are Going Well

I recently started a new small-steps habit — two minutes of breathing exercises with a resistance device, to help increase my lung capacity. For the first couple days, it was tough. I got dizzy a few breaths in, and had … Continue reading

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Making Micro-Changes: Don’t Miss the Free “3 Tiny Habits” Course!

I just learned about this course from Stanford researcher B.J. Fogg called “3 Tiny Habits” — it’s like the kaizen approach to kaizen! Fogg leads you through a free email course, in which you are asked to make three 30-second … Continue reading

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Is It Time to Rethink Your Routines?

I’ve never liked the idea of routines. Just saying the word makes me feel claustrophobic and trapped. But as I pay more attention to my own behavior, I’ve realized something shocking. I already have routines. (Okay, maybe it’s not shocking … Continue reading

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Tips for Forming New Habits

How was your Week 2? Where did you soar? Where did you stumble? Mine was a little bit harder than I’d expected it to be, due to a minor altercation between a virus and my immune system. 🙂 I managed … Continue reading

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Here we go!

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. –Mark Twain There are my Week 1 baby steps: Psychological: Every morning when I look at my to do list, ask myself out loud, “What happens if I don’t do each of … Continue reading

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