Note: This post is written by Gabriel Smith Almost half of the decisions you make are simply based on habits. According to a paper published by Duke University, habits are neurological shorthand that frees our minds from the stress of decision making. This behavioral shorthand gives us more bandwidth to focus on unique tasks of our lives.
Note: This post is written by Zak Khan It is an unfortunate reality that most schools don’t teach learners how to succeed at life in a realistic and practical manner. Sure, an elaborate understanding of Mathematics and Science can open many doors but when challenged with real life problems, most of us crumble and fall into stagnancy.
Note: This post is written by Nicah Caramba Oh no. They’re inviting you to a group outing again. Gulp. “Uh…” You’re about to break a sweat from nervousness trying to come up with an excuse. “My parents are coming over this weekend. I’ll go next time.” But you never do.
Note: This post is written by Kevin Hilton “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit,” said Aristotle. And in the realm of habit formation, motivation and self-discipline are the most recognizable players. Some tout self-discipline as the elixir for improvement, while others rally behind motivation as the way to make progress and enjoy the process. And you’ll also find people that pit the two against each other. But do we have to pick between them?
Note: This post is written by Zak Khan Imagine waking up every morning for a month and not being able to function as a normal human being because the joints throughout your body were being attacked by your immune system. Imagine going from a fit 22-year-old law student and writer to an almost bed-ridden fatigued young adult who feels like almost 95 years old.