There’s a ton of research around how setting habits can help us conserve energy because it reduces the number of decisions we have to make in a day. However, not all habits are created equal and so we’ve asked our community to tell us about the habits they have been most effective for them.

Paul Castro Jr. | Actor, Voice Actor & Filmmaker

Pursuing any artistic venture at any point in one’s life is extremely admirable and brave. Few people choose to chase their dreams and enter into an industry that doesn’t care if you’re the most talented person to ever grace its existence. Read more>>

Stephanie Irey | Artist

I am a list maker and goal setter. When I want to accomplish something, I decide what it is exactly that I want and I set goals to achieve it. I break everything down into smaller goals/steps and I’m able to see a path forward. I’ve had big goals in my life and for the most part have achieved them, usually one step at a time. Read more>>

Joe Cefalu | Keyboardist, Composer, Music Director

Perhaps the most important habit I’ve cultivated is to strive for my very best in everything. “Just do your best!” has become a sort of meaningless saying today, but it’s something I agree with and like to take far beyond my craft. When I wake up in the morning, I make my bed to the highest level of neatness I can. Read more>>

Faithe Bey | Artist/Designer & Entrepreneur

The ability to reflect, and change. There’s this quote that goes, “God grant me the serenity to accept the things that I cannot change, change the things that I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” My religious views have changed, but that saying always stayed near my heart. Read more>>