In and of itself, goal-setting is positive. But if we don't fully understand all that is involved in creating and achieving our goals, we can easily sabotage the process.
Sticking to a habit can be difficult, because life gets in the way... and we get discouraged. How can we form new habits without all the struggle?
After a vacation, reentry can be tough. Here are four ways to ease back into everyday life -- and to get your motivation back after being gone!
The next time you are tempted to say, "I'm out of options. I'm defeated. There is nothing left that I can do," step outside on a clear, starry night. Look up.
If you just don't seem to be reaching your targets, try something different: creating rules that will help you make your goals happen.
If the internet can be used to motivate people to exercise, what is its best role?
I fail at things much more than you might imagine. Failure can really suck. And yet, I get back up and try again. Here's how.
A lousy interface for your life can be frustrating, grating, full of friction and confusion. So how can you redesign it?
It's discouraging to fall off your diet or out of good habits. So how do you deal with a relapse into old bad habits?
When children are unmotivated at school, new research suggests their genes may be part of the equation.
Sticking to a new habit isn't easy - but if you set up your change of habit intelligently, you can make it stick.
How often do you not done what you really wanted to get done? Here are ideas for 3 small discipline habits you can teach yourself.
People who have just started a program might see big changes right away – such as losing weight – and then come the fitness plateaus.
Do you worry too much - and too often - about all the things you're not getting done in your life?
We all get in a funk from time to time. Here are some tips on how to get yourself back into a better mood!
You did it - you participated in a couch to 5K! But now that the event is done, are you motivated to continue your exercise program?
Why do so many people not see their ideas through to the end - and what can be done to change that? Here are some ways to complete your goals.
How can you get motivated to get the important but not urgent stuff done in your life? Here are some self-help tips to get you back on track!
Have you ever felt the urge to explore a totally different field, skill or interest for a while? Don't feel like you have the time? You could probably take the plunge and really do it if it was just for one d...
When it comes to making personal goals, we what doesn't work: saying you’re going to make a change, and then failing to do it. Here's a better way.
Blogging and writing for the public is scary, if you’re doing it right. You’re baring your soul - and there are few things as scary as that.
One of the biggest problems you need to solve if you work for yourself is how to make yourself get work done. Here are some no-nonsense tips.
As more people are starting to realize, introversion isn't a bad thing - it's just not extroversion. Here are some ways to show some love for introverts!
Researchers delved deeper into the 'tiger mother' approach, and shed light on key fundamental differences in parenting methods between Asian Americans and European Americans.