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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day 19

20 Days into my 100 Day Challenge

Yesterday marked day 20 of my current 100 day challenge: to stay active in the final days of my pregnancy.  I’m happy to report that I did something every day and have continued to keep myself accountable by making daily…

winter in Ottawa

Beautiful Winter Day

Today, as part of my 100 day challenge to stay active in these last days of my pregnancy, I went for a walk out in the snow. It was a beautiful winter day.  No wind.  Fluffy snow on the ground….

100 days

10 Days into my 100 Day Challenge

Well, I’ve made it through ten days of my new 100 day challenge of staying active in the last few months of my pregnancy.  I have to say, so far so good.  I’ve been mixing it up, listening to my…


Breaking one of my Bad Habits

I was given homework at my last osteopath appointment – stop sitting cross legged and get down into a full squat (malasana style) 6 times a day. I haven’t being doing well on either one of these tasks.  But I’ve…

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Meditating in the Morning

Yesterday I read that the best time to practice meditation is first thing in the morning when your mind is clear.  My mind is not clear in the morning.  Quite opposite actually. I’m one of those people who wake up…

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creativity challenge

Recap of the Creativity Challenge – My Favourite Moments

Yesterday marked the final day of the 21 Day Creativity Challenge.  Whenever challenges come to an end I’m usually a bit relieved.  When I did the no drinking challenge I was looking forward to a glass of wine.  For the…

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