Start extremely simple and work your way up. There's always room to increase the difficulty later.
If you want to build an exercise habit commit to 1 minute per day instead of an hour per day. If you want to build a writing habit start with 3 sentences per day instead of an entire page.
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Take the time to examine why you're avoiding a habit. In most cases, the cause is related to something deeper than laziness or not wanting to do something. Once you understand the true reasons you can find an appropriate remedy.
A reason for not exercising, for example, could be because you don't like crowds or the long commute to the gym.
Understand and accept that you are not going to be perfect on your first try. So take the time to think ahead of a plan about ways to get back on track when you slip up.
Mastery does not happen by chance. If you want to fulfil your potential, you must practice consistently at a specific skill over a long time. But the top performers in any craft also figure out a way to fall in love with boredom or monotony that comes from putting in the hours and doing the work.
Whenever people share the stories of successful people, they often omit how top performers fall in love with boredom while trying to build a habit of what they should do.
Stop making things not work for you. Stop looking for reasons why it doesn't work or why it will never work for you, instead figure out a way to make good things happen for you.
Whenever we try to make changes in our lifestyle, sometimes we doubt ourselves that maybe we can't do it or it isn't suitable for us. Why does it happen? It isn't because of fear but because we don't believe in ourselves. We aren't confident enough to keep pushing through to do the things we should.
It’s sad to say, but with the internet, the world has become flooded in bad and/or useless information.
As consumers, we must be ruthless in our consumption habits .
If something is not good or useful within the first 10% of it, skip it.
Life is too short.
And there’s way too much good info out there.