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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Getting Back to Yoga

It’s been seven weeks since I gave birth to my precious little boy. I was shocked how quickly my stomach went down after giving birth.  It was so strange.  I thought I’d feel empty inside (afterall there was crazy kicker…


The Basics of Breathwork

As part of my February challenge to relax every day for 21 days I’ll be doing a lot of breathwork. In my experience, breathwork: reduces my anxiety, like before a big presentation or on a crowded train brings me to…

prenatal yoga day 70

Yoga: The Perfect Way to Stay Active and Relax at the Same Time

Today is day 70 of my 100 day challenge and also the first day of my new 21 day challenge, to relax every day. Yoga is the perfect way to both stay active and relax, and so that’s what I…

creativity challenge

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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He’s Here! He’s Here!

I’ve been meaning to write a post for some time now, but life with a newborn is quite time consuming. That’s right!  Last Tuesday (at 39 weeks) Nathan Alexander graced us with his presence and I wanted to share with you…

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