8 Great Motivating Messages That Guide Superstar Athletes

For Olympic-sized motivation to achieve any goal, use these 8 short mantras.

What is the Opposite of Worry?

What is the opposite of worry? Is it "peace of mind?" Not exactly…

The 5 Most Popular Changepower Blogs of 2013

These 5 blogs earned the blue ribbon in 2013!

How We Changed Our Bad "Home Habits" in 2013

Changing our bad "home habits" boosted our happiness quotient.

This Common Problem Can Destroy Your Willpower

Name the vampire that sucks away your willpower AND lowers your IQ.
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The Serenity Prayer: A Musical Gift

Give yourself the gift of serenity at any time of year.

The 5 Most Common Reasons We Get Annoyed

Feelings of annoyance are not pleasant, but they can point the way to a better life.

Gong! 8 Simple Ways to Wake Up and Become Enlightened

Toni Bernhard's "How to Wake Up" reveals mental habits that can relieve suffering.

3 Ways to Stop Imagining the Worst

Calm your catastrophic thinking with these 3 simple phrases.

What Did You Say?! How Noise Pollution Is Harming You

I can't hear you! Ten habits that protect you from harmful noise pollution.

Emotional First Aid: Self-Help for the Wounded Psyche

First-aid techniques for common, but hurtful, emotional wounds.
The Bright Side of Vanity

The Bright Side of Vanity

What's so bad about using vanity to motivate healthy behaviors?

Wear Sunscreen: New Study Reveals Amazing Benefits

New Australian study demonstrates that daily sunscreen use preserves youthful, healthy skin.

I Quit! How Quitting Smoking Transformed My Entire Life

Since I don’t view myself as someone with an “addictive personality,” I had also forgotten how many times I tried to quit...and didn’t.

Why There's Pain in Happiness

Strangely, happiness requires pain—but not suffering.

What Is the Exact “Dose” of Exercise Needed for Longevity?

Want to live a long, healthy life? Amazingly, researchers have mined demographic data to unearth the exact “doses” of exercise needed to lengthen your life.

Awesome Children, Awesome Willpower

These children knew the secrets of willpower at an early age.
9 Essential Habits of Sexual Assertiveness

9 Essential Habits of Sexual Assertiveness

These 9 habits of healthy sex talk can keep you safer and happier.

When Your Driver is Speeding, What Can You Do?

When your driver is reckless, speak up and save your life!

How Is Doing a Crossword Puzzle Like Changing a Habit?

Want to change a habit? Here are 7 ways crossword puzzles can help.
The Willpower Books of 2012

The Willpower Books of 2012

Weak willpower muscles? The willpower books of 2012 will pump you up.

The Resolutions Solutions Project: 7 Days to Success

Got questions about resolutions? FInd the answers in these short blogs!

The 7 Most Popular Changepower Blogs

These 7 Changepower blogs were readers' all-time favorites.

Procrastinating? How to Defeat "Mr. Clown Box"

Overcome procrastination with these 4 simple tactics.

Marshmallows, Willpower, and Reliability

"Eat the marshmallow" is a rational strategy in unreliable situations.

Speak Up! 18 All-Purpose Assertive Phrases

Need a quick way to be assertive? Try these statements on for size.

The Assertiveness Habit

For habit change and self-respect, practice the assertiveness habit!

Can Feeling Fat Make You Fat?

"Fat thoughts" sow the seeds of self-defeating actions.
Should You Change? (Warning: This is a Trick Question)

Should You Change? (Warning: This is a Trick Question)

What is the one word that could derail your habit change?

The Best Brain Food May Not Be a Food

This activity will improve your brain health.