Category Archives for "Cultivate Habits"

10 Mistakes In Behaviour Change, By Stanford University, Part II

So in last week’s article, we learnt the first 5 mistakes we make when changing behaviours and habits, courtesy of the Persuasive Tech Lab from the University of Stanford. Today, I tackle the next 5 mistakes. I hope this article is as beneficial to you as it has been for me!   Mistake #6: Underestimating […]

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10 Mistakes In Behaviour Change, By Stanford University, Part I

It’s Friday. 🙂 If you were around me, we’d do the happy dance. If you read my blog post earlier this week, I had touched very briefly on a team known as the Persuasive Tech Lab based in Stanford University, and its take on the 10 mistakes we make when changing and replacing old behaviours […]

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Willpower Vs. Tiny Habits: Which Works Best?

This has been a particularly tough start to the week! Where I am, the weather changed suddenly from sunny, cloudless skies to rainy, chilly weather, which made me catch a bit of a cold, which has effectively lowered my energy to do very much, which in turn has affected my wanting to do very much. […]

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The Science of My Sister and Me.

Cute picture, right? That’s my uncle, my sister and me when we were in elementary school. We had just come from school when that picture was taken. As all siblings, our personalities are very different. That’s probably why we get along so well with each other now, because we recognize each others strengths and weaknesses. […]

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The Science of Tiny Habits

I believe that habits are the common denominator to our whole life. Thoughts, habits and routines is what basically make up the lives we live today. For a long time, I never understood why year after year after year I’d get the same results, despite the fact that I would always try new ways of […]

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Set Your Mind Right Every Day!

I used to think that positive self-affirmations were absolute hog wash! I believed it was some airy fairy stuff that some disillusioned person or schemer concocted. But, isn’t my constant barrage of negative self talk an affirmation? Yes it is! If I affirm to myself how much my day is going to suck, or how […]

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Keep Calm and Stick To Your Plans

When the going gets tough, you better keep going! I am actually writing this article more for me, than for you, as a reminder to myself that no matter how difficult this journey gets, I MUST keep going, because I have invested too much into this to turn back now. So consider this a think-out-loud-article. […]

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