Bad Habits

How To Stop Touching Your Face, With ‘Atomic Habits” James Clear

How To Stop Touching Your Face, With ‘Atomic Habits” James Clear

New York Times bestselling author James Clear joins us on The Upgrade this week to help us form important new habits during this panic-stricken time—from grounding daily rituals to finally ditching the habits making us unsafe during the pandemic. James is the author of 2018’s Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven…

Keep Your Friends Off Their Phones With This Game

Keep Your Friends Off Their Phones With This Game

When hanging out, especially over drinks, it’s become a normal habit to simply pull your phone out and check it while someone is talking to you. We do it even though it’s rude, and even though we hate it when a friend does it to us. We can’t help ourselves,…

To Stop Worrying So Much, Deflate Your Own Ego

To Stop Worrying So Much, Deflate Your Own Ego

I know from neurosis. Seconds before writing this post, I heard “Hey Soul Sister” come up on our office’s playlist. I saw a visitor sitting someone from outside the company sitting in the lobby, and my bad broken brain thought, Oh no, what if she’s here for an interview and…