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When Creating New Habits, Avoid the Second Mistake

entrepreneur.com

We make the mistake of believing that sticking to good habits is an all-or-nothing game. For example: we assume that if we slip up on our diet, then we have ruined the whole thing.

These beliefs are incorrect, because consistency does not require perfection.

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When it comes to building good habits and breaking bad habits, individual mistakes don't matter in the long-run; it's the second mistake that is far more important.

One mistake is just an outlier. Two mistakes represent the beginning of a pattern.

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  • Put all of your energy toward starting the positive desired behavior.
  • Take motivation out of the equation and set a schedule for your behavior.
  • Eliminate the things that take you off track. Some emergencies can’t be avoided, but there are many daily distractions th...

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