Understand what is holding you back

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.

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Start with habits you can't say no to

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.

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.

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There is little hope of falling in love with a habit you really hate. If you dislike exercising, but you know it's good for you, you have two options to fall in love with the repetitiveness of the routine:

  • You can increase your proficiency at the task. Learn the basic fundamentals of your task and celebrate the small wins and improvements you make.
  • You can fall in love with a result of the task rather than the task itself.

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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.

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