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500 days of pushups

Today is the 500th day in a row that I’ve completed at least a set (and nearly always 4 sets) of pushups. No exception, rain or shine, sick or healthy, on the ground, or in the air. When I started out I could barely do a single pushup. At my peak near the end of […]

Experimenting with early mornings

I’m on Day #9 of a new tiny habit, which I’m tracking as “Prepare tomorrow morning’s routine (set out clothes if needed, water, etc)”. Prompted by a few friends a few weeks back, I sped-read through a book called Miracle Morning and decided that it was time to give early mornings a try again. I’ve historically […]

Choosing a Habit

I’ve been asking for feedback on ways to make the first edition of Tiny Habits more useful. One suggestion I received was to write about the thought process behind choosing a habit. My original motivation for experimenting with habits back in 2017 was improving my health. I chose my first habit, pushups, because I believed […]

Wold Family Currency

I started an experiment with my kids recently that might inspire you with an idea for your own kids. I wrote Tiny Habits for my kids, to encourage them to form tiny habits of their own. This last weekend, I helped them each setup their first tiny habit: 5 minutes of cleaning. Once they’ve completed […]

A year of cold showers

The running water in North Idaho is always cold, but especially in Winter. I hesitated this morning, as I usually do – then I stepped in. Just over a year ago, I decided to start taking straight cold showers every day. Inspired by a close friend and encouraged by some YouTube videos of Wim “The […]