8 Easy Habits You Can Start Today That Will Help You 5 Years From Now

John Dryden, the noted English Poet Laureate of the late 19th century, powerfully said, “We first make our habits, then our habits make us.”  That is some truth!!


Habits are critical. According to Charles Duhigg’s book “The Power of Habits: Why We Do What We Do In Life And Business,” habits make up around 40% of our daily routine.  This gargantuan chunk of time is something we should think about.

With that in mind, here are 8 easy (but powerful) habits that can drastically help each of us in the short run and long run.  All of them have been scientifically and socially proven countless times by countless authorities… in other words, they work. Check ’em out.

1. Pick up one meaningful hobby.

Everyone needs an outlet for fun and intrigue.  If you don’t have one, a hobby can be one of the best ways to do that. 1. It can restore your mind and energy. 2. It can connect you to other people who enjoy the same thing.  3. It relieves stress.  (For example, our thumbnail image is of the Color Run…a super fun way to get exercise with active friends).


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