Psychology

Ground Hog’s Day Escape Plan

By Michael Maddaus / March 27, 2020 /

These days, with a bounty of coronavirus induced time on my hands, my wife and I linger more on our morning dog walks. With the arrival of spring in Minnesota nature is coming alive, oblivious and indifferent to the current plight of their human coinhabitants. Over the last week as my hand grasps the doorknob…

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The 4 Keys to Winning the Habit Race

By Michael Maddaus / November 1, 2019 /

“The habits of our lives have a powerful momentum that propels us toward the moment of our death. The obvious question arises: What habits do we want to create.” The Five Invitations by Frank Ostaseski. In previous blog posts I likened individual habits as being similar to software programs that are part of our personal operating…

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