2 results for tag: power of habit


Hacking Habits: How to Make New Behaviors Last for Good

I am blogging from Atlanta, Georgia at the 2014 Catalyst Conference. I have the honor of joining the Catalyst Blogger Team, and I’ll be publishing live notes and key insights on the speaker sessions. Speaker lineups include, Andy Stanley, Tim Keller, Christine Caine, Matt Chandler, Charles Duhigg and many more. I hope these insights will empower you to rise to the top. We’re living in the golden age of neurology and how habits work. In the last decade, we’ve entered this golden age.  The argument is that every habit that can be changed. How habits function is an interesting mix of science, passion, and faith.  How habits function...

5 Surefire Ways to Build Healthy Habits that Stick

Charles Swindoll writes: I used to bite my fingernails right down to the quick. I'd bite them off just as soon as the first signs of new growth would appear. Research has shown that it takes only about three or four weeks for an activity to become a habit. That is wonderful comforting if it's a good habit we're trying to promote, like more prayer or Bible study. But for most of us it's the destructive habits, like my nail-biting, that get a hold on us until we are enslaved - mastered and manipulated by the beast of habit. We become a living contradiction of the liberating truth of 1 Corinthians 6:12: "All things are lawful for me, but not all ...