The Best Way To Make Your New Year's Resolution Successful

The Best Way To Make Your New Year's Resolution Successful

Hint: Just wanting to change is not enough.
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Try a Self-Kindness Goal for Your Next New Year's Resolution

For your New Year's resolution, consider a self-kindness goal.
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Planning a Lapse for Thanksgiving Day

Splurge, but don't binge.  Here's how.
Healthy Eating, For All the Right Reasons

Healthy Eating, For All the Right Reasons

Are there healthy eating guidelines that could apply to everyone?
Why Diets Don't Work...And What Does

Why Diets Don't Work...And What Does

For lifelong weight loss, lose the diet.
THE SCALE:  Friend or Foe for College Students?

THE SCALE: Friend or Foe for College Students?

To weigh or not to weigh?  It depends on this.

Routines: Comforting or Confining?

A good routine can be freeing because you can go on autopilot and still accomplish your goals. Yet even the best routine might need a little tweaking now and then.
The Choice Motivator

The Choice Motivator

Awareness that you have a choice can awaken your motivation.
The LOVE Motivator

The LOVE Motivator

For better or for worse, the "love motivator" can help you change a habit.
Can Positive Events and Emotions Make You More Willing to Change?

Can Positive Events and Emotions Make You More Willing to Change?

Positive emotions and events can open your mind and heart--not to mention your motivation for change.

Does It Take a Tragedy to Trigger a Habit Change?

Can a tragedy make someone more willing to change?
Would You Be Willing to Change if Your Identity Were at Stake?

Would You Be Willing to Change if Your Identity Were at Stake?

An identity crisis can open your mind and make you willing to change.
Can the "Novelty Habit" Boost a Couple's Commitment?

Can the "Novelty Habit" Boost a Couple's Commitment?

 Research shows that sharing exciting experiences can lift a couple's commitment.

The First Signs of a Successful Habit Change

 What are the first signs that you are truly changing your habit?

The One Green Habit I Refuse to Adopt

 Sorry, Mother Earth, there's one green habit I refuse to adopt.

Does Your Inner Two-Year-Old Need a Habit Change?

What do you do when your "inner two-year-old" wants what she wants when she wants it?

Addiction: How a "Crazy Heart" Can Change

 Sometimes a "Crazy Heart" can get lucky and know just the right person to call.

When Willpower is Strong and Memory is Weak

Willpower is like a spotlight.  But what if you can't remember where the spotlight should focus?

If Habit-changers Were Olympians...And Many Are

Olympians can turn even failure and tragedy into motivation. So can people who want to overcome destructive habits.   
In Love, Little Things Mean a Lot

In Love, Little Things Mean a Lot

As Valentine's Day nears, take a small step on the path to a better relationship.

Motivated: The Essential First Step

"I hereby dub you motivated!" 

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