Category: Habit Change

Shades of Gray or Black-And-White: Why the Color of Your Thinking Matters

Also known as the false dilemma or binary thinking, black-and-white thinking doesn’t allow for the many different variables, conditions, nuance, and contexts in which there would exist more than just the two possibilities (usually opposite extremes) presented. It frames arguments misleadingly and obscures rational, honest discussion.

This Time Will Be Different: How to Finally Succeed at Your New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again. After the busy holiday season passes, you are left with extra fatigue, extra debt, a few extra pounds – and extra time to spend ruminating on the last year and what you could have done differently. Which, of course, inspires you to create a list of New Year’s resolutions. Here’s how to make them stick this time around.

Feeling Like a Fraud? How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome

Despite external evidence of their competence, those exhibiting the syndrome remain convinced that they are frauds and do not deserve the success they have achieved. Proof of success is dismissed as luck, timing, or as a result of deceiving others into thinking they are more intelligent and competent than they believe themselves to be.

The Real Reasons You Procrastinate and How to Stop

While all of us procrastinate on occasion (who wouldn’t prefer surfing the internet to washing the dishes?), some of us take it to a level that is, well, destructive. Chronic procrastination can hold us back at school, at work, and at home. It can prevent us from fulfilling our potential, and from fully enjoying life.

Five Powerful Ways to Change Your Thoughts and Habits and Reach Your Goals

Here are five tools you can use to change your perspective and increase your chances of reaching your goals.

Stoicism: How This Ancient Philosophy Can Empower You to Improve Your Health and Your Life

There is an ancient philosophy that can help you find the strength and stamina to gracefully handle the challenges of everyday life, improve your health, and experience true happiness.

Self-Love Requires Self-Awareness: Here’s How to Cultivate Both – Part 2

Becoming more self-aware – even when it is painful – has tremendous value and can absolutely change your life for the better.

Self-Love Requires Self-Awareness: Here’s How to Cultivate Both – Part 1

Becoming more self-aware – even when it is painful – has tremendous value and can absolutely change your life for the better.

Incredible Things Can Happen When You Give up Sugar. Here’s How to Do It.

You have a lot to gain and nothing to lose (except perhaps some extra body fat) by reducing or eliminating added sugars from your diet. Here’s how to do it.

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