One Simple Tip for Those Building Habits or Working on Goals

A few days ago, I was trying to figure out why I succeeded at building some habits and failed at building others. Why had some goals been practically effortless and others excruciatingly difficult until I gave up? For instance, this blog.┬áIn March of 2014, I wrote the first post and was very idealistic about it […]

Addressing the Vague Goals: How to Exercise More

Last week I wrote about the first “vague goal” on my list, “how to read more.” This week, I will be giving my advice on how to exercise more. A long time ago, people needed to actually work in the fields or hunt for animals to even eat. This was a very good motivator for […]

Addressing the Vague Goals: How to Read More

If you’ve read my old blog posts about setting goals (here and here), you’ve probably heard me talk about vague goals. These are goals like “run more,” “eat less,” “read more,” or “become a nicer person.” You usually won’t get very far with these types of goals. Why? Because a goal is meant to be […]

A How-to Guide to the Spiritual Disciplines

If you’ve followed this blog, you know that I just finished a series on the spiritual disciplines. (Outlined in Don Whitney’s book, the Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life.) Well, this post is basically just a table of contents for you to find any of the articles you missed or review any that were helpful. […]