I've never been much for creating new habits. I like routine. It's safe and predictable by definition. Considering the way I grew up, these are things to be celebrated and cherished.
I have, however, identified a few hiccups in my daily activity that don't do much for my well being. Some impact my health in a detrimental way, and others simply make me feel depressed and unaccomplished.
I have decided to implement small but actionable changes that will offset these entrenched habits. I don't believe in "resolutions" and even though the timing of this declaration might be suspect, I intend to make this whole year one of tiny but meaningful improvements.
Turns out, science backs the "baby steps" approach to improvements. If you too are ready to make lasting changes, read on...