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.

Jeremy Jaxx | Book Enthusiast turned Creator & Entrepreneur

Reading has been, hands down, the best habit. It has been like a seed that has sprouted so many other habits and processes that I use today. Read more>>

Skooby McMurda | Bass/Dubstep DJ/Producer/Event Curator – Murda Mystery

I work on music production every single day without fail. I’ve learned to have thick skin and that you will get many “No’s” before you get a “Yes”! Me and my wife/manager are constantly searching for connections and networking through social media. I relentless send my music and mixes to talent scouts, club promoters, festival organizers, and social media. Read more>>

Akira Lee Watanabe | Voice Over Artist, Actor & Host

Listening; Actively and deeply. I think I owe any progression in my career to this habit. From meeting someone new and making an impression to getting feedback from directors/clients. Listening to what they say and what they don’t say really helped me connect with the work and the people I’m working with. In my creative field, you are valued for what you bring to the table and how you can serve the project. Read more>>

Marla Hernandez | Pet Sitter and Dog Walker

I have three major daily habits that have helped me succeed, not just in business, but life in general. First, I start my morning with meditation. This is non-negotiable for me. Those 20-30 minutes set me up to be in a positive, grounded mindset for the rest of the day. Second, I have a habit of eating a clean (no sugar or processed foods,) plant based diet. Over the years, I have discovered the foods that have an optimal affect on my mood and energy levels. Read more>>