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

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

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

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)

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.

The Amazing Power of "Small Wins"

Reaching small goals gives your brain dopamine spritzes!

Attention, Soda Junkies! Bloomberg's Ban on Over-Sized Sodas Could Increase Your Willpower

Super-sized soda ban is one small sip toward better self-control.

With Food Choices, Are You a "Maximizer" or a "Satisficer?"

For more satisfying eating, decide to become a "satisficer."

Do You Need Self-Esteem to Change a Habit?

Self-esteem is wonderful, but not the key to habit change.

Succeed at Habit Change With This One-Page "Book!"

Most people don’t change a habit with a snap of their fingers. Oh, you’ve noticed that?

Can Willpower Alone Help You Stick to a Weight-Loss Plan?

What percentage of people can lose weight just using willpower?

These Foolish Things: 3 Health Habits That Seem "Pure" But Aren't

It's easy to fall for products with "health halos."

Pages