How to Break Bad Habits in 3 Powerful Ways

How to Break Bad Habits in 3 Powerful Ways

Habits are our Achilles heel. No matter how hard we try and what external changes we make — houses, our sense of style, friendships and more — habits keep following us. It becomes especially difficult when we start allowing these habits to take over our lives.

Learning how to break bad habits should be as easy as following a formula. It should be as easy as identifying what we want to stop doing and simply to stop doing it. But that’s easier said than done, especially when life gets stressful.

6 Tips for When You Need Motivation Right Now

7 Tips for When You Need Motivation

Do you ever look at successful people and marvel at their intense levels of motivation? How do they manage to find the strength to continue with their goals day after day? How do they have the self-discipline?

It may feel like you could never achieve the same level of motivation as your heroes, but the reality is different. It isn’t that successful people are more motivated than you — they simply do a few things differently than most.

How To Work Effectively, Not Efficiently

How To Work Effectively, Not Efficiently

We have a fear of being still. Researchers at the University of Chicago found that people believe being busy is “a sign of success and hard work.” This is why no driven person would ever dare say that they weren’t doing anything for the afternoon or that they were taking a day off from pursuing career goals. In our society, such actions would be perceived as laziness.

This tendency, however, can be harmful for effective goal setting.

It’s Time to Ditch Multi-Tasking: How to Improve Your Productivity Through Time Blocking

It’s Time to Ditch Multi-Tasking: How to Use Time Blocking to Improve Your Productivity

With more options comes more stress, but you can cut down on distractions with time blocking.

We rarely interact with single-functionality technology anymore. Every piece of technology has a number of uses. When we open our laptops to write a report, it’s not like using a typewriter. We’re not limited by our laptops to just write. Instead, we can also check our email, pull together that presentation and make plans for dinner — all while “writing that report.” Learning the practice of time blocking will ensure that your to-do list doesn’t get lost in an endless stream of distractions.

Attitude of Gratitude: How Feeling Grateful Can Make You More Successful

Attitude of Gratitude: How Feeling Grateful Can Make You More Successful

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein

Gratitude is one of those things you know you should focus on, but when you’re hustling to build your business and brand it can be easily overlooked. But did you know that learning to focus on feeling grateful can affect your success as a founder? Here are a few major ways gratitude and success are connected.

Best Marketing Strategy Winner for Build A BIGGER Business by Shopify!

What is Build A BIGGER Business by Shopify?

Put simply it’s a showdown of the most promising businesses out there today. It’s sponsored and mentored by some of the most incredible business minds in the world, and it’s an opportunity for BestSelf.co to learn and grow into an even bigger and better company!

The 411 on Online Courses and How to Crush it

Your graduation gown is pressed and put away.

Your bags are packed and your mom is weeping in the driveway. In other words, you’re headed off to college and with that comes a plethora of opportunities for personal growth, academic achievement, and soul-searching. Many of you will be taking advantage of the convenience of online classes, either as your entire schedule or for a few classes. So are you ready?

How to Turn What You Read into What You Do

Use your knowledge or lose it.

Reading, note-taking, planning, and discussion are all great things. They come with a catch though. The catch is if you don’t do anything with all the information you are gathering then nothing will happen. You have to apply all of the amazing ideas to your everyday life or the consequence is- they mean nothing. If you feel like you aren’t applying, let’s get started, right now!