How to Break Bad Coffee Habits

Coffee can be a healthy part of your diet. Studies show that drinking coffee every day lowers your risk for diseases including heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers, but some bad coffee break habits can minimize the benefits. If you’re thinking of getting an espresso machine rental for your coffee needs, here are some bad…

Habit of the Day: Write Three Positive Things About Today

We were surprised last year when the Write three positive things about today habit doubled in participants in one day after Lifter Zack Shapiro blogged about it. The habit now has over 1,450 members: My @liftapp habit “Write three positive things about today” doubled in participants today. Got featured on @Lifehacker! http://t.co/glOg1oXy — Zack Shapiro (@ZackShapiro) January 15, 2013 What compelled…

Habit of the Day: Make Bed

Did you know that a small habit like making your bed can help you get through life’s rough patches? One Lift user, Dave, told us last week that making his bed helped him recover from a divorce: I’m 30 years old and have been going through a particularly ugly divorce (I suppose they’re all ugly). When I…

Lift Groups: Reach Your Investment Goals

Wouldn’t it be great if we all had a little more time and money to do the things we enjoy like taking a bike ride, spending time with family, taking a trip? If so, check out the Reach Your Investment Goals group that Betterment created on Lift which encourages you to do just that! Betterment’s…

Workout When You’re Least Productive: Productivity Tip from Evan Williams

Takeaway: You’ll get more done if you work according to your circadian rhythm instead of working 9-5pm.  Evan Williams isn’t at work in the middle of the day. You’ll find the founder of Blogger, Twitter and Medium at the gym instead.  The potential for productivity fluctuates at different times of the day for different people. Clue into your energy…

Workout When You're Least Productive: Productivity Tip from Evan Williams

Takeaway: You’ll get more done if you work according to your circadian rhythm instead of working 9-5pm.  Evan Williams isn’t at work in the middle of the day. You’ll find the founder of Blogger, Twitter and Medium at the gym instead.  The potential for productivity fluctuates at different times of the day for different people. Clue into your energy…