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“If You’re Always Future-Oriented, It Tends To Come At the Expense of the Present Moment.”

Habits interview with Chris Guillebeau. I’ve known Chris for years. I don’t remember how we met, originally, but I’m a big fan of all his bestselling books and last year, I spoke at his terrific World Domination Summit in Portland. I’m very excited for him, because his latest book is coming out tomorrow — I love the book, and I …


“We’d Be Better Served Watching the Carb Content of the Diet Rather than How Much We Eat and Exercise.”

Habits interview: Gary Taubes. I’m so pleased to be posting this interview with Gary Taubes, because it’s no exaggeration to say that his work has had more practical influence on my day-to-day habits than probably any other writer. In Better Than Before, I describe the multiple strategies we can use to change our habits. One of the most powerful, but …


With Habits, “It Helps to Adopt Simple Rules.”

Habits interview: Cass Sunstein. I’m hard at work on Better Than Before, my book about habits, which focuses on how to change a habit – whatever you want your particular habit to be.  (To hear when the book goes on sale, sign up here.) As part of my research, I’ve read innumerable books and papers on various topics related to …


“I’ve Cultivated the Habit of Hard Work, Which Is Deeply Satisfying.”

Habits interview: Nina Teicholz. I’m hard at work on my book about habits, and it focuses on how to change a habit – whatever you want your habit to be. Whether you want to start flossing, stop procrastinating about writing your novel,  get more sleep, spend more time with friends, or however you might want to see change. (If you …


“I Have a Picket Fence of Habits to Keep Me on Track.”

Habits interview: Anna Quindlen. Last week, I had the chance to hear the well-known author and journalist Anna Quindlen speak — and as always, I found it so interesting to hear a writer speaking in person, after having read his or her books. I’ve read a lot of Anna Quindlen’s work, and lately, she’d been on my mind because I’ve …