Launch Your New Year Goals with These Health Habits

It’s that time of year again, where you find yourself reflecting on last year’s goals, patting yourself on the back for your accomplishments and picking yourself up from your failures to blaze ahead in 2014. But, before you rewrite last year’s goals on this year’s calendar, you need to decide what habits will help you achieve them. And, health habits – believe it or not – are a key part to reaching any goal. Here are some of our suggestions for getting your 2014 habits healthy so you can better accomplish those big rocks you set this year. Habits are

66 Day Challenge: How to Develop Better Eating Habits

If there’s one thing that’s synonymous with the holidays it’s food. All the parties, family dinners and sweet treats are enough to derail any dieter that was on the track to hit healthy high marks for the year. Instead of falling off the wagon again, read on to learn ONE Thing you can do to actually make healthier decisions this holiday season, and beef up your willpower. Healthier Habits Before the New Year It’s all about accountability and awareness. During a busy day it’s easy to forget how much you’ve had to eat and how much the calories are adding

66 Day Challenge Complete!

The 66-Day Challenge is officially complete! Congratulations, how does it feel? Feels good, right? That shiny new habit took some work, but now it’s making life a lot easier. As we approach the New Year, goal setting becomes more of a focus. Achieving those goals usually requires adopting new habits to make them happen. Now that you have the tools and experience needed to form good habits there’s no reason to stop just because the Challenge is over. This is the perfect opportunity to harness the momentum and launch your own personal 66-Day Challenge to start setting goals for all

66 Day Challenge: How the Language of Accountability Can Lead to Your Success

It’s hard to believe, but we’re already less than a month out from completing the 66 Day Challenge. How would you describe the experience? What would you say if someone asked you how you were doing? The language that we use and how we phrase things can have a surprisingly significant impact on the outcomes we achieve. Proactive Versus Victim Verbiage Have you ever wondered why some people succeed while others fail, even when they seem equally equipped for a task? The answer could be found in how they verbalize and understand their role in the process. Our actions make

66 Day Challenge: How to Use Your Energy to Your Advantage

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. We’ve all heard it, but have you ever taken a moment to really contemplate just how true it is? Before your willpower to keep reading gets smattered, know that there is hope if you’re suffering from battery drain. New research shows willpower is not something you’re born with, but is actually a limited resource that can be tapped into and improved with time. To take full advantage of your willpower, you first have to know when it’s at its peak. Find the Height of Your Will Willpower ebbs and flows throughout the day

66 Day Challenge: Stressed at Work, Absent at Home – and Failing at Both

Instead of eating dinner with your family, you find yourself hunched over your desk slurping soup once again. A project you had worked overtime on last week needs revisions before it passes the executive sniff test, but instead of focusing on work you keep thinking about how much you can cram into your weekend with the family. Somehow your energy is being drained, but you’re not being any more productive at work, and the home to-do list isn’t getting any shorter. But, how could that be when you’re putting in so many hours at the office and staying up late

Seven Healthy Ways to Stifle Stress

Stress has been labeled the “silent killer.” Ominous yes, but it’s also accurate. You see, stress is unique in that it affects the body on all levels – physical, mental and emotional. And, even though the body is designed to withstand and at times harness stress, too much can overwhelm the system, leading to serious health issues. While we all have different triggers that cause stress, there are ways that everyone can better cope with and overcome it through increased health awareness. 7 Health Tips for Lowering Stress Stress is the catalyst for many illnesses and ailments. When you’re stressed

Get to Your Goals: A How-To on My ONE Thing Tracker

You thought big and now you’re getting small. You’ve arrived at your ONE Thing in each bucket of your life, and have started plotting the path to get there. But, you’re struggling to get moving, keep track of your progress and hold yourself accountable. Don’t worry – we can do all that for you. Using My ONE Thing, you can track your goals and the habits you need to build to achieve them. The online tool allows you to note and share progress, while holding you accountable with various reminder and partner opportunities. And, the best part is it’s available

Give Yourself the Gift of Habit in 66 Days

Jay Papasan, co-author of The ONE Thing, says habits are among the best gifts you can give yourself. That’s why he’s already on day 23 of his 66-Day Challenge. Watch this video to find out what habit Jay’s currently tackling, and read below to see what “gifts” matter most in his life. FOR MY SPIRITUAL LIFE … “My wife Wendy and I wanted to establish a mentality of gratitude in our two kids. We already eat dinner as a family every night, and now we go around the dinner table and each of us shares what we are thankful for.”

Show Your 66-Day Strength

So, you’re taking the challenge? Why not scream it from the virtual mountain tops?! Whether you’re focused on improving your physical or spiritual health, or you’re nailing down financial or business goals, My ONE Thing goal tracker will get you there. It’s a free and easy way to track your progress and build accountability. It’s a proven fact when you pick an accountability partner; you’re more likely to stay on target with habit building and goals. Your built-in coach and cheerleader is there to give you tough love when needed and the courage to extend your willpower beyond what you