my habits

My Habits

Last year when I started Cultivating Habits I piled habit upon habit, starting with doing yoga every day.  Yoga was my keystone habit. It was the habit that helped me to form so many other healthy habits. This year I’m…

choose your habit

Start Your Habit

We are our habits.  Aristotle said, “We are what we repeatedly do.” If you want to cultivate new, healthy habits or get rid of some bad habits I’m here to help. For every habit that I’ve cultivated I go through…


Hi, I’m MK.

Welcome to Cultivating Habits! I’m MK, a communications professional who hopes to help others cultivate new habits, while documenting my journey as I work on some of my own. I started Cultivating Habits in 2013 as a way for me…

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New 21 Day Challenge – Get Strong!

Oh hi there!  I bet you thought I disappeared.  I know, it has been a while.  Six months to be exact. This past week I’ve been thinking about how much I miss Cultivating Habits and my challenges.  It’s become very…

clear the clutter challenge

Last Day of the 21 Day Clear the Clutter Challenge

Well, today is day 21.  I haven’t been very good at posting my updates, but I am happy to report that I did clear some clutter over the last week. It’s been difficult, and I wasn’t able to get to…

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Clear the Clutter Challenge Day 15: Sentimental Clutter

Over the years I have managed to go from three shoeboxes full of stuff from my past, to only one.  It’s not that I’ve become a less sentimental person, it’s that I don’t feel I need to hold older that…

self judgement

A Mothers Love

Before I left on maternity leave, one of my colleagues told me that when you have a child you understand the extent to which your own parents love you. This love is something we kind of take for granted.  Of…

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The Greatest Pleasures in Life

While I was making myself a coffee the other day, I was telling baby Nathan about some of the great pleasures he’s going to be able to experience in his life. Like coffee. And books.  I’m really looking forward to…

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Life with a Newborn

Nathan is now three weeks old.  These past three weeks have been interesting – both wonderful and stressful.  I can’t believe it’s only been three weeks since I gave birth.  I also can’t believe he’s already three weeks old.  Time…

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