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They don’t realize that every day they show up they’re building momentum. They are moving closer and closer to a breakthrough or inflection point.
We usually make effort unsustainable. For example:
But when it comes to developing and maintaining a new habit, frequency matters more than intensity.
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Keystone habits lead to the development of multiple good habits.
Exercise is a good example of this. Once you start to change your exercise habits, it sets off a chain reaction t...
Focus on baby steps. The key to new good habits is to do the minimum and be consistent.
Do not be ambitious at the beginning. That leads to failure. Consistency is what you’re shooting for, so make the hurdle as low as possible.
Thinking about the details makes you more likely to follow through.
Just writing down your plan also makes a big difference in effectively committing to your goals.
To make any habit stick in the long-term (keystone or not), do it regularly.
The more often you do the habit, the more you'll get used to it, and eventually, you'll do it wi...
It helps to know how often you’re succeeding (or not). Use whatever works for you: pen and paper of habit tracking apps.
A simple way to keep track of your progress is to mark each day you complete your habit on a calendar.
Do the minimum you can and be consistent in your behavior.
To create a new habit, you must first simplify the behavior. A good tiny behavior is easy to do — and fast.
... is profound and underrated. Little things done repeatedly lead to big changes in our lives.
If you can learn to do something consistently, you'll believe that you’re completel...
Doing a little consistently is always going to be more effective than doing a lot but inconsistently.
Inconsistency will most likely kill your confidence and your ability to succeed in a creative career or any creative endeavor.
Momentum is based on the idea that an object in motion stays in motion.