Self-help

These are the 3 habits you need to learn anything

Habits are learned through rewarded practice. Some habits are completely unconscious, for example: checking your phone when you experience a moment …

The Workplace

5 Scientific Secrets to Naps That Will Make You Happier and Smarter

For many of us, more hours of shut-eye at night just doesn’t seem to be in the cards. Is there anything we can do? Yes.<p><b>Naps. Wonderful, glorious naps.</b><p>…

Sleep

These Are The 8 Friends You Need To Be Happy In Life

<b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Happiness

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

1. Write down three things you're grateful for<p>Quora user Nela Canovic suggests writing down three things you're grateful for every morning.<p>'Think …

Happiness

Successful Habits Make Successful People [Infogrpahic]

Are you personally geared for success? Success is as much about the way you do things as it is about the things you do. Successful habits make …

Self-improvement

How to Form a New Habit (in 5 Easy Steps)

You will never change your habits until you change something you do daily.<p>Chances are, this has happened to you: You make a resolution with the best of intentions to break a bad habit or start a good one--maybe for the new year or your birthday or some other special occasion. And within days or …

Happiness

A Behavioral Scientist Explains Why Rituals Help Us Perform Better

<b>The zany rituals of Rafael Nadal</b><p>Rafael Nadal, considered one of the best tennis players of all time, is known for his many zany rituals. Consider, …

Arianna Huffington

Why low self-esteem may be hurting you at work

Money<p>When you lack confidence, your earning potential can take a serious hit.<p>by Larry Alton /<p>On the world stage, Americans tend to get labeled as confident, cocky and entitled — but that’s an over-generalization that only applies to a fraction of professionals. In reality, millions of American …

Business

5 ways to build your self-esteem

No phrase in psychology has become more clichéd than self-esteem - it appears on T-shirts and mugs, and has moved from a psychological concept to …

Self-esteem

8 Bad Relationship Habits You Need To Kick Before Getting Married

Don't walk down the aisle without reading this first.<p>When you’ve been dating someone for a while, it’s easy to form bad relationship habits, which, if left unchecked, have the power to crack the very foundation of your partnership.<p>We asked therapists, psychologists, professors and other …

Marriage

5 research-backed ways to deal with narcissists

Is that difficult someone driving you up the wall? What's the best way to handle impossible people?<p>I've broken down the research on how to handle …

Psychology

Want to Change a Bad Habit Forever? Here Are the 4 Proven Steps to Make the Change Stick.

Everyone has bad habits. Not everyone is successful at getting rid of them. Find out the why and the how to.<p>In a few key ways, our bad habits aren’t too different from our good ones.<p>They are both created to meet our needs, for instance. And these routine behaviors get assigned to a part of the …

Self-improvement

3 Rituals That Will Make You More Motivated

IDEAS<p><i>Barker is the author of</i> Barking Up The Wrong Tree<p>You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of</i> …

Self-improvement

3 Habits to Ditch If You Want to Be Healthier by December 30

The beginning of a new year might be a popular time to kick-start a healthier routine, but delaying the decision to improve your lifestyle can also …

PopSugar

Motivation vs Self-Discipline – Which Is the Key to Habit Formation?

Habit formation is challenging to everyone out there because you have to adapt and stay focused on the goal while juggling other daily tasks. On the …

Psychology

A Simple Way to Break a Bad Habit

<i>Dr. Judson Brewer MD, PhD, is a thought leader in the “science of self-mastery,” and an associate professor of psychiatry and medicine at University</i> …

Mindfulness

11 Bad Eating Habits You Can Break for Good

You've filled your kitchen with healthy foods and planned careful meals to lose weight. But your diet still isn't working. Sound familiar? …

Eating

Why the Best Product Doesn't Always Win—and Why That's a Good Thing | Heleo

Brought to you by American Express OPEN Forum<p><b>James Clear</b> is an author and productivity expert who uses behavioral science to help nearly half a …

Self-improvement

One Simple Way to Make a New Healthy Habit Stick

TIME Health<p>For more, visit TIME Health.<p>Want a make a new healthy habit stick? Do it when you first wake up, a new study recommends.<p>The small study, …

Wellness

Harnessing Habits — Why Your Change Projects Are Failing

“Habits – even once they are rooted in our minds – aren’t destiny. We can choose our habits, once we know how.” – Charles Duhigg, <i>The Power of …

Management

Willpower: the Shooter's Nemesis

How do I summarize my 7-month-long entrance into the Army? Time flies when you’re having fun. And if you’re not having fun–well, they’ll make you …

Team USA

Set positive morning rituals with this journal

Hack your old habits and meet your goals daily<p>Sometimes, setting a habit, even the good kind (i.e., waking up to go to the gym at 4 AM) seems impossible — but you can always start with a seemingly small effort that ends up reaping big rewards. A perfect example is using this Morning Sidekick …

Productivity

How to Open Your Doors to Luck

Inherently, we entrepreneurs are an optimistic bunch. We paint visions of success in our minds and we set exuberant goals to get there. Sometimes …

Networking

Motorcycles and poor driving habits: 'A bad-habit-rider is a high-risk-rider!'

<i>Image: Arrive Alive</i><p>Related Links<p>Hein Jonker/ Motorcycle Safety Institute of South Africa<p>South Africa - Bad habits are negative behaviour patterns, …

Motorcycles

Cozy Hygge Bedtime Rituals To Try Tonight

After a hectic day, most of us just fall into bed without decompressing, only to start another busy day the following morning. What if we changed …

Wellness

Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong

<b>Wall Street Journal Bestseller</b><p>Much of the advice we’ve been told about achievement is logical, earnest…and downright wrong. In <i>Barking Up the Wrong</i> …

Amazon

How I Kicked My 20-Year-Long Nail-Biting Habit For Good

"I feel sorry for your fingers." Those were the six words that came out of the woman's mouth when she took my hands to try and bless them with a manicure for my wedding. Can I get an <i>ouch</i>?<p>As painful as that sentence was to take in — especially so close to my big day — truth be told, it was just what …

Beauty

Which is Better: Discipline or Motivation?

It takes a consistent effort to truly manage our valuable time.<p>When it's time to get something done there two ways to kick yourself into gear.<p>The first, and most popular, way is by motivating yourself. The second, which isn't as widely used, is through self-discipline.<p>But, how different are they? …

Happiness

Narcissism and Self-Esteem Are Very Different

Narcissism and self-esteem have very different developmental pathways and outcomes

Psychology

3 habits that require 'no willpower' can 'almost guarantee' success, says author who studies millionaires

Whether it's sticking to a budget or excelling in your career, forming a few good habits could help you along the way.<p>In fact, there are certain …

Wealth