There’s a ton of research around how setting habits can help us conserve energy because it reduces the number of decisions we have to make in a day. However, not all habits are created equal and so we’ve asked our community to tell us about the habits they have been most effective for them.

Kristi Evans | Certified Pilates Instructor and Master Trainer

I think I could say that the principles of Pilates have helped me succeed running a Private Pilates studio. When running the studio, I feel my AWARENESS needs to be spread to every element of the business: scheduling, marketing, class design, workshops, events… In a private studio, every part has an ALiGNMENT and balance in relationship to each other. My CONCENTRATION and PRECISION are required to pay attention to detail as I stay aware of the whole. Read more>>

Justin Bogart | 3D Motion Designer

A close friend of mine who is a Navy SEAL once described his success though the rigorous training and the insane work requirements as having “low talent, high hustle”. This is something I held close to my heart during my journey through having a complete 180 degree career change from working as a paramedic in San Diego to now pursuing a career in 3D motion design. I never thought of myself as a creative or design oriented person but with a few habits that I implemented early in my career has helped me create a name for myself and stand out in the design industry. Read more>>

Don Cherry | Animal Behaviorist

The four biggest habits that have helped me succeed as a business owner are: 1. Always start with a morning routine- My go-to routine is to wake up, meditate, read, write, and stretch. This structure at the beginning of the day helps clear my mind from yesterday and focus on what i need to get done today. 2. Treat every customer like you would treat your mother- This philosophy has been crucial in the success of my business. Always being polite, respectful, and understanding to my clients has allowed me to forge strong bonds and a loyal customer base. Read more>>