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No one ever hit a goal just by planning.

Too many people who want to break their bad habits fool themselves into thinking it’s working thanks to a common mental disconnect

To achieve a tough goal, at some point you'll need to stop planning and start doing. That might mean getting over the fear of failure.
Stop trying to project yourself into the future.

There’s a good reason people don’t exercise enough, eat healthy, or save for retirement, and a straightforward strategy can help them star...

Want to exercise more, eat better, and save for retirement? Punish yourself for bad habits immediately, instead of waiting for future consequences.
But it's not all bad news.

There’s an easy strategy to start breaking your worst habits for 2019, and its opposite can help you build the good habits you want

If you're aiming for health and happiness in the new year, you'll want to make your bad habits harder to do — and your good ones easier.
Be a better version of you.

I’m borrowing a simple strategy from a productivity expert to be healthier in 2019

Success comes down to working toward a new, healthier identity, writes productivity expert James Clear in "Atomic Habits."

The ‘2-minute rule’ is the simplest way to make progress on your toughest goals

When you're working toward a goal or a new habit, start by doing the quickest and easiest action possible, says productivity expert James Clear.
This is why we're always jumping from one workout to the next.

The biggest threat to success isn’t failure — it’s something much harder to beat

When you're bored with good habits you've been practicing for a while, it can be hard to stick with them. Is the solution a "variable reward" system?
Get rid of temptation.

The most ‘disciplined’ people don’t have more self-control than you — they just make a different daily choice

People who seem to have a lot of self discipline are really just better at controlling their environment so it's free of potential temptations.