The Moments That Matter Most

The Moments That Matter Most

This past year, I cared for a friend with terminal brain cancer. During this sacred, heart-wrenching and beautiful time, I was reminded yet again of a simple, yet powerful and all too easily forgotten life lesson: while we chase the big stuff, it’s often the...
Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 4 of 5)

Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 4 of 5)

The science on habit change tells us that that’s pretty much us: we’re the microorganisms, and our environment is the Petri dish. The above may sound more silly than insightful, but all too often, intelligent people try to thrive in nutrition-deficient Petri dishes. Just as failure to thrive in a Petri dish is less about the mircoorganism than the culture, the same is true for us. So, let’s refocus on you now…

3 Tips for Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 3 of 5)

3 Tips for Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 3 of 5)

Today we’re focusing on a powerful metaphor for lasting habit change, and it’s this: Think of habits as puzzle pieces. Most obviously, habits include actions and behaviors, like brushing teeth before work, walking the dog, wine with dinner, or Netflix...