Posts tagged habits

How to Make Big Workplace Transformations With Small Behavior Changes

Aristotle once said that we are what we repeatedly do. We may often feel out of control of our habits—especially around office birthday cake—but we are the masters of our behavior, not the other way around. And because of that truth, we’re capable of changing our behavior when we discover a habit that no longer suits us. It isn’t always easy but behavior change is…

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How Long Does It Take To Create A Habit?

What do a pizza delivery ad, a gym workout routine, and a business management degree all have in common? They all emphasize how long it will take before you’re fed, fit or educated. All of us have reasonable time expectations regarding every activity we undertake. You won’t stand in an ATM queue unless you know you’ll get your money within ten minutes, just like you…

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Why Build Good Habits If You’ll Just Fail?

No one ever said change was easy. In fact, changing your habits–either by developing good habits or breaking bad ones–can be one of the hardest things you’ll ever do. It’s hard to change behavior because it’s such a deep part of who we are that we don’t even think about it, even while we’re doing it. I’m sorry to say it, but if you try…

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Why You Should Create A Reminder Every Day

Have you ever double-booked an appointment, forgot to make a call or left something important behind at home or the office? If so, congratulations, you are not a robot! People are not infallible. We make mistakes and fall short of our own expectations. We can easily neglect our obligations and responsibilities, especially if we are feeling overwhelmed. Don’t be so hard on yourself if your…

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Daily Routine

Wake up, go to work, come home, make dinner, go to bed. Sometimes it can feel like you are living your life on repeat. The same daily routine, day in, day out, over and over again, without deviation. The daily toil can become dull. But those repetitive routines that bring structure to your day can actually be your secret weapon. They help to increase productivity,…

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5 Mindful Relationship Habits You Can Develop Right Now

If you’ve ever been in a long-term relationship, you know those first few months can be magical. When riding high on feelings of love and infatuation, your partner can seem to do no wrong. You may have started to make positive changes yourself, like quitting smoking or getting in shape, to further impress them. Life was pretty exciting! But as relationships mature, that puppy love…

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Using Triggers to Shape Your Behavior and Change Your Life

Take a look at your immediate surroundings right now. What do you see? Are you in an open office, surrounded by people and distractions? Are you in your bedroom, going between staring at this screen and staring at another one? Do you ever find it hard to focus on things you want to do in places full of distractions? You may not be consciously aware…

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How Atomic Habits Drive Long-Term Behavior Change

James Clear has dedicated much of his life to studying the psychology of habits. In his book Atomic Habits, he explains that the secret to changing your behavior for the long-term is not about sudden, sweeping changes. It’s instead about making small, incremental changes to your lifestyle. Not only is it easier to do, you’re more likely to stick with those changes for life. Fabulous…

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What is the Recipe for the Best Morning Routine?

Does your usual morning feature multiple snooze button pushes before a crazed rush our of the door where you forget everything and barely arrive at work on time? We can do better than that. Here at Fabulous, we want you to wake up refreshed and ready to take on your day. Imagine how it would feel to have enough time to peacefully prepare for what…

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