I work hard to identify my core beliefs about habits and happiness. Here are some of my key principles.
My Habits Manifesto
When I'm writing about a very big subject—like habits—I find it helpful to push myself to distill it.
Better Than Before, Distilled in 21 Sentences
I decided to try to summarize each chapter of Better Than Before in a single sentence.
Secrets of Adulthood for Habits
My Secrets of Adulthood are the principles I’ve managed to grasp as I’ve become an adult.
The Eight Splendid Truths
Eight core principles of happiness (writing about happiness has given me a passion for making numbered lists).
What Started Me Thinking
When I started thinking about happiness, several quotes made a special impression.
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The Four Tendencies explain why we act and why we don’t act. Our Tendency shapes every aspect of our behavior, so understanding your Tendency lets us make better decisions, meet deadlines, suffer less stress and burnout, and engage more effectively.