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When temptation or self-doubt arises, you can repeat a mantra you have created, to recall yourself back in your self-disciplined state of mind.
Think of a quick word or phrase that you can...
We give in to temptations due to our emotions winning over logic, as indulgence offers us temporary relief.
Create a List, with clear reasons for staying under control and all the ways you wi...
Sometimes, bad habits are just too convenient and we're used to them, so creating obstacles that make the bad habit a challenge to perform will take care of impulsive actions and indulgences.
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Just like going to the gym and building up strength, the more you train your willpower by accomplishing tasks on a consistent basis
Long term change is better served by building better habits, than by forcing your willpower.
You will choose the apple over the cake for a number of times ... and then give up. Building a habit to start the day by going to the gym will work better.
...to familiar environmental cues.
They form when you engage in a behavior repeatedly in the presence of consistent stimuli.
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Most people think that building better habits or changing your actions is all about willpower or motivation. But your environment has an incredible ability to shape your behavior.
Nowhere is this more true than with food.
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The underlying cause of our bad behavior, procrastination, slacking or avoiding something that is beneficial may or may not be what we think it is.
We need to identify our own self-defeating ...
If we believe that we are powerless and stop fighting against the enemy we've created, then we lose our inner strength and resistance to fight, as the body reacts according to our mind.
What our mind believes, our body accepts.
Going anti-something, finding a villain, or a fictional antagonist to our lives makes us work harder, as a force awakens in us wanting to defeat the enemy.
We need to embrace this enemy in our lives and realize that even though this is just us fighting against ourselves, the fight is worth it.