Going Through the Motions (The Secret of Successful Habit Building)

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In today’s post, Nick shares his thoughts on “going through the motions” and why it is the secret of successful habit building. “Why are you putting yourself through that? Are you nuts?” We had hardly sat down and ordered our drinks before my friend ushered his question with an incredulous look in his eyes. I … Read more

13 Nervous Habits (a List of Nervous Tics and Signs of Anxiety)

Feel no confidence in a social setting. Here are 13 habits that show you're nervous around people and how to quickly eliminate these body language tics.

Want to learn how to stop fidgeting in a social setting? Do you often show these signs of nervous habits like: Leg shaking Taping fingers Ear touching obsession Touching hair Fidgety fingers Biting your nails If you display any sign of these anxiety habits, then check out the following list discover your nervous tics and … Read more

The Amazing Effect of Good Habits on Decreasing Stress

Stress and Habits

Stephen Guise has written multiple posts on this blog about his “mini habits” concept. Today he talks about interconnection of good habits and how they can help reduce stress.  To learn more, check out this book: Mini Habits: Smaller Habits. Bigger Results and his advanced course Mini Habit Mastery, which is offered at 50% off … Read more

8 Tools For Building Strong And Effective Habits

There are many apps and tools you can use to form powerful habits. This post goes over eight habit apps that can change your life for the better.

Good habits are hard to come by. We have to work to build them, sometimes for long, long periods of time. It’s effort which we – understandably – don’t like to deal with. It’s just so much easier to drift through life with the habits we already have (both the good AND the bad ones). … Read more

Why You Can’t Fight Bad Habits Directly

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Stephen Guise has written multiple posts on this blog about his “mini habits” concept. Today he talks about one reason many people struggle with their habit development — they focus on direct resistance– and why it can be a losing effort to fight bad habits directly.  To learn more about Stephen’s work, check out this … Read more

6 Limiting Beliefs about Email That Kill Your Inbox Productivity

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The following is a sample from my book Declutter your Inbox: 9 Proven Steps to Eliminate Email Overload.  If you’re struggling to keep up with stream of messages that flood your inbox, then I encourage you to check out this book and learn how to develop the habits that lead to “daily inbox zero.” Getting … Read more

Why People Procrastinate? 7 Common Procrastination Excuses (and how to beat them)

Want to overcome procrastination? Procrastination is driven from sub-conscious excuses; see seven popular procrastination excuses and how to overcome them.

The following is a sample from my book 23 Anti-Procrastination Habits: How to Stop Being Lazy and Get Results in Your Life. It includes many of the common “Procrastination Excuses” that many people use, as well as explaining why people procrastinate. If you’re struggling with procrastination, then I encourage you to learn the simple habits … Read more

Habit Killers: Four Fundamental Mistakes That Destroy Habit Growth

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Stephen Guise has written multiple posts on this blog about his “mini habits” concept. Today he talks about four mistakes (that you might be making), that are real habit killers which can hurt your chances at developing a positive habit.  To learn more about Stephen’s work, check out this book: Mini Habits: Smaller Habits. Bigger … Read more

Mental Models: 6 Steps to Overcome Procrastination-Causing Thoughts

Obstacles Procrastination

Have you ever had a really important project you want or need to do and for some reason you just can’t find the discipline to dig in and get started? What about when you do start a project. Do you ever get stuck in the middle of a project and can’t continue but you have no … Read more

Struggling With Your Habits? Three Questions You Need To Ask Yourself.

Today we have a guest post brought to you by Derek Doepker the author of the book 50 Fitness Tips You Wish You Knew and founder of Excuse Proof Fitness. What he talks about in this article centers on the idea of failure. We often struggle with a habit change but don’t know why it’s happening.  … Read more