It's been a couple of years since Steve Shapiro visited Houston on a road trip to gather material for a book on creativity in America. His visit stimulated many conversations around FastHouston. Now he has a new project called "Goal-Free Living." There'll be a book soon and there's a blog now, including the valuable observation that sometimes to break an old bad habit, you have to find a new passion to crowd it out:
http://www.goalfree.com/blog/: "...discipline is not always the answer. Sometimes you need to find a passion that will pull you off of the sofa..."