If you're trying to start a habit that you'll actually stick with, try doing something that brings you joy.
It can be tempting to say yes to things you just don't want to do if it means avoiding conflict. It turns out a common mistake is giving too much of an explanation or being over-apologetic.
If you want to be a better listener, the first step is to stop talking.
There are lots of benefits to creating art. Experts say if you spend just 10 minutes of random art-making, it will help you kick-start the habit — no creative inspiration required.
Avoiding money issues is often at the expense of our longer-term financial — and mental — wellbeing. To upend problematic money behavior, try doing an audit of your last few money interactions.
This simple trick can help you decide if an item of clothing is worth investing in, or if it's a passing trend you'd be better off passing on.
A lot of us fall into the trap of saving up work we have to complete over the weekend for Sunday evening. Get catch-up work done earlier, so the last thing you do before Monday is something fun.
Next time, if you find yourself interested in someone, try giving them your number. Focus on creating a mutually pleasant interaction, and let the other person decide if they want to hit you up.
Feeling "lazy" is probably more a sign of needing to take a break, not do more. Try the values clarification exercise to help get rid of the guilt of not doing "enough."
Impulse shopping feels good in the moment, but it can impede your long-term savings goals. This shopping tip will help separate fleeting fun from sustained satisfaction.
If you're interested in breaking into weightlifting, try practicing the movements at home first by using basic household items, like a broom, and free video tutorials online to guide you.
The first step in cutting back on plastic is understanding what you're using and how much of it. Do an audit of the plastics in your home to get a sense of how much plastic you use.
If you feel like you're always running behind on your task list and can never quite get enough done, it's probably because you've got too much to do. Try strategic underachievement.
Jealousy in romantic relationships is completely normal — but that doesn't make it any easier to deal with. Next time your inner jealousy monster needs taming, try summoning some compersion.
If you're craving deeper relationships and more connection with loved ones, start by getting to know yourself better by running a time audit.