Message a Day: Support, encouragement, and useful tips for self-improvement #Relationships#Sponsors#electronics#habits#self improvement May 11 2012 | Cat Rocketship This business paid a fee to be listed on Offbeat Home & Life because they feel their products and services are a great fit with offbeat philosophies… and we agree. Learn more about our ads. Going through a life transition is so much easier with the right support and encouragement — and it's definitely a case of more being merrier! New Offbeat Home sponsor Message a Day can provide that extra support in times of marriage prep, kids in terrifying fits of puberty, a difficult divorce, or other changing lifestyles. Here's how it works. You sign up for Message a Day. Select a plan right for you, and customize when you hear from them. Message a Day sends you text messages focused on support and guidance. You are happier and more awesome. Message a Day's people don't go at this all roughstep and slipshodden! And I like anyone who thinks science is nice. We've done the work for you. We've taken the current research on habit formation, brain function, and human behavior and we've put it into language YOU can understand – and even better – we've condensed it so you can get right to the heart of what works. Want some specifics? Here is what the research shows: Deprivation doesn't work Environment matters – so who you hang out with and how approach your new habit matters Attitude matters Your underlying values matter Everyone has lapses and relapses, it doesn't mean you are a failure (or a slob, or a bum…) You need to align who you are with how you want to be in the future. Right? You can subscribe to a month of messages for $4.95, and when you sign up you can select when messages go out. Like, if you're trying to focus on a healthy lifestyle full of better foods and more activity, you can sign up for a gentle stream of daily reminders about good food and ways to make your efforts go farther. If you feel pretty okay with your self-improvement skills, Message a Day runs a bunch of streams you could gift, too — all dedicated to support and encouragement. Get your first message today by clicking here. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Cat Rocketship I was the Managing Editor of Offbeat Home for a year and a half. I have a rich Internet life and also a pretty good real life. Hobbies include D&D, Twitter, and working on making our household more self-reliant. I also draw things. PREVIOUS Dealing with Mother's Day after the death of a child NEXT Draw on your tablecloth again and again Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Subscribe me to your mailing list No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.