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All posts tagged with self-improvement

A Simple Goal Attainment Process

1 year ago, for day 146 by Coleman Foley 💘

The Big Goal You start with a goal. Let’s say you want to get fit. What does that mean to you? What does that look like? Maybe you’re 20 pounds overweight and have a paunch, and would like to weight, say 160 pounds and have a flat stomach. Okay,...

Weekly Habit Experiments

1 year ago, for day 141 by Coleman Foley 💘

I’m taking a Coursera course called The Science of Well-Being. The course is wildly popular, and I can see why. I’m about five weeks in, and it’s given me several good, practical ideas to live a little better. To be more grateful and positive, and even to meditate. For me,...

Trying Meditation

1 year ago, for day 140 by Coleman Foley 💘

This week I am trying out meditation. The Science of Well-being course I'm taking recommends trying out one or two new habits each week, and this week it's meditation. The benefits of meditation are apparently many. Headspace has a nice, clear post on the benefits. Among them are stress relief,...

What Works in Self Improvement

1 year ago, for day 139 by Coleman Foley 💘

I’ve been regularly trying to make various changes for at least a couple of years now. I’ve tried a wide variety of self-improvement resources, and I’ve had wildly varying success. What have I found to work? Of all the usual adjectives that are thrown around regarding behavior change efforts, I...