Make the Habit a Priority

Make the Habit a Priority

The most effective way to turn your goal into a habit is to plan ahead. 

You can't hope that your goals will happen to fit into your current schedule, or that by nature you will prioritize it. You have to plan your schedule and block out time. 

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4 Ways To Hold Yourself Accountable To Your Goals

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Educate Yourself on Your Goal

Knowing more about the topic will help strengthen your 'why'.

Nourishing your mind on the habit you choose to pursue is immensely helpful. 

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Be in the Right Mindset

To put yourself in the right mindset, you need to:

  • Know your 'why': why is accomplishing this goal important to you.
  • Read the right books and talk to people with similar interests.

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Have an Accountability Buddy

An accountability buddy can work really well when you're doing everything else right.

The key is finding someone reliable and truly committed. If you can't find someone to be an accountability buddy, ask your family for support.

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Accountability works best when it comes from the outside

Accountability is an important tool for making and breaking habits.

You’re more likely to exercise if you’ve made a plan to walk with a friend or scheduled a workout with a personal trainer.

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Hold Yourself Accountable

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1. You Have a Built In Accountability System

When we don’t track something or write it down, it’s easy to forget. Have you ever set goals, never to look at them again? Of course you have! I’m sure we’ve all done this at least once.

This is why I love tracking my goals. When you have a system in place where you regularly check in with yourself, daily, weekly, etc. this forces you to hold yourself accountable.

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4 Unexpected Benefits of Tracking Your Goals

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Read to Someone

One of the biggest obstacles to reading books we enjoy is that we think we should read books even if we don’t enjoy them—specifically, the idea that if we start a book, we must finish it. This is nonsense, of course.

If you want to build a stronger reading habit, start by making the commitment to quit more bad books.

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Powerful Techniques to Build a Reading Habit

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