7 Styles for Learning New Things and Retaining Information

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Have you ever struggled to learn something new? People of all ages often have difficulties with learning new things. Everyone has memories of struggling in school over their least favorite subjects, but academic struggles are definitely not the end of the road. Even many adults routinely struggle to pick up new skills at their jobs … Read more

How Many Steps Does It Take to Lose a Pound? (Our Answer)

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Have you started a walking habit in order to lose weight? The truth is walking can be a great long-term solution to shedding weight, but it’s not an overnight solution. So even if you’re getting thousands of steps per day, you might wonder: “How many steps does it take to lose a pound?” In this … Read more

44 Top Daily Healthy Habits Recommended by Experts

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We asked 44 fitness and health experts to share their number one daily health habit. Surprisingly, the most common health habit that was shared was something not directly related to physical training or exercise. More than a dozen of our contributors identified spending some time for gratitude first thing in the morning as their must-do … Read more

11 Keystone Habits Examples to Change Your Life

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Think about the domino effect that would occur if you went from eating fast food every day to eating whole, natural foods instead. What other areas of your life would be impacted aside from your waistline? First of all, you would lose some weight, which may then inspire you to start exercising. After a little … Read more

Organized Person: 19 Habits of a Highly Organized Personality

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Highly organized people are the envy of many, and for valid reasons. They get a lot done in what appears to be a seamless fashion, compared to those who are considered unorganized. Their ability to optimize their time and space easily sets them up for success. Today’s post isn’t a comparison between people with these … Read more

4 Steps for Buying your next Pair of Walking Shoes

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Looking to buy a new pair of walking shoes? It is important to understand the things that make a good pair of walking shoes, long before you make a purchase. This post will focus on the 4 steps you should take to help you find the right pair of walking shoes. How Important are Good … Read more

Kindness: Does Being Kind to Others Help you Live Longer?

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Kindness is not just a habit that is good for others, it also has important benefits for us. Life should be one of kindness and giving anyway, but writer, blogger, speaker, entrepreneur and former HR executive Louis Efron gives us some great “selfish” reasons to develop the habit of being kind to others.  Take it … 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

Grains of Sand Method (Do Productive Work in Free Time)

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Today I’m pleased to announce the first guest post on Develop Good Habits.  The following article is written by Michal Stawicki who recently published the book Master Your Time in 10 Minutes a Day (which is free for the next few days.)  The habit that Michal is about to discuss can have an amazing impact … Read more