Behavioral Positivity

Category: Habits


Activity: Commitment Devices

Title: Commitment Devices Activity: Use a commitment device to help achieve an important, difficult goal. Background: A commitment device is a tool set in place by individuals in the present to help their future selves achieve goals that otherwise would be difficult to…

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Activity: Making your Bed

Title: Making your Bed Activity: Make your bed every morning Science: This simple task has been shown to have positive effects in three important aspects of well-being: happiness, sleep, and productivity. According to a survey of 68,000 people by Hunch.com, only 27% of people make…

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Activity: Disconnecting Before Sleep

Title: Disconnecting Before Sleep Activity: Do not use your phone for 30+ minutes before going to sleep. To aid in this, set your alarm for the next day and charge your phone, ideally out of reach from your bed. Science: Recently,…

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Activity: Habit Forming

Title: Habit Forming Activity: Decide on 3-6 habits you would like to form or goals you would like to achieve. Break down each habit or goal into a short title (e.g. meditate) and a short description (e.g. meditate for 10…

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