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April 2014

30 days to good habits

Stefan Wissenbach

Habits are powerful forces in our lives. Our bad habits consume our time, energy and resources. Our good habits keep us going. The best way to eliminate a bad habit is to replace it with a good one. Here’s how to cultivate them.   Do it for 30, do it for life. Studies have shown that it takes around 30 days to transform a repeated action into an automatic habit. So, if you want to make a habit out of…

The higher you climb, the farther you can see…

Stefan Wissenbach

I often speak about how the farther along we come in achieving our goals, the more likely our goals are to change. As we make progress, we gain greater focus on what we really want and our priorities naturally shift. You might find that your goal of becoming CEO of a giant non-profit organization dedicated to ending world hunger comes with an unexpected sacrifice: your time with your family. And, as you come closer to the point of success, you…

The not-so Magic Formula for Happiness

Stefan Wissenbach

The New York Times came out with an article on happiness the other day reporting that social scientists have parsed out the three major sources of feeling good (or bad): Genetics, events, and values.   The data supporting their findings came from a stock of 40 years of research. The richest data source was the University of Chicago’s General Social Survey, a survey of Americans conducted every other year since 1972. With the simple question of “How happy are you?”…

The Dream Achiever Competition

Dream Achiever

The Magic Future Foundation

The Magic Future Foundation