The Truth About Fitness Bands and How to Use Them to Step Up Your Workouts


Imagine spending more than $100 for a fitness band and then finding out you’re gaining weight. Some people love these activity trackers, but others struggle to figure them out. Learn how to use your fitness band to reach your weight loss goals and enhance your health.

Learn to be Less Defensive


Being defensive is usually a less than optimal way of responding. Being defensive serves to escalate the situation and create further barriers to meaningful communication. Whether something was said to you in spite, or you merely misinterpreted a comment, avoiding an aggressive response is often more prudent.

How to Spend More Time Offline Even if You Love Cat Videos


While the internet makes it quicker to find a recipe or driving directions, it can also cost you time. Checking emails for a few minutes stretches into a half hour of watching YouTube cat videos or reading Facebook updates.

Imagine what you could accomplish by reclaiming all that time. Try these suggestions to help you disconnect and get more out of life.

The Power of Forgiveness


You may have times when you’ve been hurt or feel angry toward someone close to you. They may have said something that devastated you or performed some behavior without thinking that triggered feelings of frustration and anger. And yet you still hope to include them in your life.

The wisest thing to do is to forgive whenever you have these experiences.

But forgiving often proves to be more challenging than you think!

The Modern Rules for Building Support Between You and Your Coworkers


It’s easy for competitive pressure and heavy workloads at the office to build up and cause tension. The good news is that providing emotional and social support is a skill that gets better with practice.

Developing supportive relationships with your coworkers is good for your health and career.

Develop Positive Habits the Easy Way by Using Choice Bias


Choice bias is the reason why the same sandwich tastes better when you order it off a menu compared to when someone else picks it out for you. It’s also an effective tool for teaching yourself good habits.

Studies have shown that our preference for making our own choices can be used to reinforce learning.

Changes in brain activity make us more likely to repeat actions that lead to rewards. This is especially true when we’re in charge of the prizes. Learn how to use choice bias in your everyday life and get the results you want.


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