Movement or Exercise
Getting regular exercise is a popular resolution with countless benefits: it boosts your mood, increases your energy, helps you sleep better, improves your physical and mental health, and promotes mindfulness. Yet many people struggle to stick to it. The key to building a habit of moving your body regularly is to use the tools and strategies that are right for you—not what a friend, family member, or fitness guru recommends.
Here, you’ll find a variety of tools designed to jump-start your habit of movement—whatever movement means for you. Whether you’re just getting started, starting again, or need a boost to keep going, these resources will help you understand yourself better and create a habit you’ll stick to.
Join the free 7-Day SMS challenge
Get seven days of prompts to remind you to move and to reflect on ways to build movement into your daily routine.
Text MOVE to +1 (844) 934-1913.
Personalize your movement routine—Download the free PDF worksheet
Use the self-knowledge prompts on this worksheet to understand yourself better and begin building a habit of movement or exercise that works for you. Print it out, pin it up, use it on its own or alongside the SMS Challenge.
Track your movement aims with the Happier app
- Take a photo on your daily 20-minute walk with The Photo Log
- Check off every week you take a fitness class with Don’t Break the Chain
- Record your daily step count with Numbers Tracker
- Check in with a friend and stretch every day after work with Accountability Partners
- Track your energy level throughout the day with the One-Sentence Journal
Invest in beautiful tools to support your aims
Beautiful tools or gear can make your habit more convenient or more enjoyable to keep, and for some people, investing in an activity makes them more likely to stick with it.
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