5 Morning Rituals to Help You Win the Day

5 Morning Rituals to Help You Win the Day

The most productive days start with the best morning rituals. It can be hard to get into a productive state of mind so early in the morning, but it’s important to remember that your morning rituals set the tone for the rest of your day. If you wake up late and miserable, throw on some pants and rush out the door with a piece of...

How to Be Successful: The Three Pillars of Success

How to Be Successful: The Three Pillars of Success

Have you ever wondered how to be successful? What’s your definition of success? Is it fame, or money, or becoming the CEO of your own company? No matter the goal, it takes time and hard work to achieve success. Unfortunately, most of us have also become accustomed to the instant gratification we get from Netflix, high-speed internet, and our smartphones. We don’t know how to...

Building Good Habits: Eating A Good Healthy Breakfast Every Morning

Building Good Habits: Eating A Good Healthy Breakfast Every Morning

It’s time to wake up. Your alarm is buzzing but you snooze it a few times, too comfortable to get out of bed. By the time you realize how much time has passed, you’re already late! You throw off your blankets, scramble to get dressed, brush your teeth and run out the door without so much as a sip of water. On the way to...

The Power of Relaxing Sounds: Relieve Stress and Find Your Peace

The Power of Relaxing Sounds: Relieve Stress and Find Your Peace

We are living in stressful times. In a world of rampant economic and social challenges, where millions of people are unhappy in their jobs and relationships, it seems like everyone is constantly stressed out from the moment they wake up to the moment they go to bed. And it’s taking a dramatic toll on our health; when we don’t relax regularly, our blood pressure goes...

3 Simple Steps to Healthy Eating: In Defense of Food

3 Simple Steps to Healthy Eating: In Defense of Food

Michael Pollan is no stranger to food. He’s written several books on the subject and is best known for his criticism of modern-day agriculture. He believes that the industrial revolution has distorted our relationship with our food and where it comes from. In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto distills his approach to healthy eating into three simple steps: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly...

The Science of Behavior Change: How to Reset Your Habits

The Science of Behavior Change: How to Reset Your Habits

We all want to have good habits. In a perfect world, we’d be fully in control of our wants and needs. We’d get up extra early, work out, eat our vegetables, and floss every time without fail. We wouldn’t need to worry about changing our behavior because there’d be no behaviors we’d need to change! Unfortunately, life is nowhere near that simple. We give into...

Feeling Good: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 101

Feeling Good: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 101

David Burns’s psychiatry career started like that of many psychiatrists before him. He would meet with patients, assess their moods and lives, and prescribe medications to help even out the presumed chemical imbalances in their brains. He spent many years working this way. However, he rarely if ever saw his patients improve in any meaningful way, which was the industry norm… until Cognitive Behavioral Therapy...

The Shift of Motivation in the Workplace

The Shift of Motivation in the Workplace

Have you ever heard of Karl Duncker’s Candle Problem? It goes like this: You are given a candle, a book of matches, and a box of thumbtacks. Your goal is to attach the candle to the wall so that, when lit, the wax doesn’t drip onto the table below. The solution is deceptively simple but requires a bit of creative thinking. All you have to...

Why You Should Do Nothing… Right Now

Why You Should Do Nothing… Right Now

The Italians have an expression: “Il dolce far niente,” or “the sweetness of doing nothing.” It harkens to a long-standing tradition among Italian people to take time to simply sit back and do nothing but rejoice in those quiet moments of relaxation and reflection that, as society evolves, are becoming rarer and all the more precious. Our modern lifestyle makes the idea of doing nothing...

30 Day Declutter Challenge Launched on Android!

30 Day Declutter Challenge Launched on Android!

Do you remember taking on the 30 day declutter challenge? It was a way for you to reclaim your home and get back on track! Our home is our sanctuary from the chaos around us, and if we want to live in a place that makes us feel relaxed and calm after a day out at work or running errands, then it’s up to us...