What are 'heuristics'?
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
We usually think about rationality as being sensible or reasonable. For economists, rationality means when you make a choice, you will choose the thing you like best. Economic rationality a...
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...
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:
Success is often found by practising the fundamentals that everyone knows they should be doing, but they find it too tedious or simple to practice regularly.
A blend of patience and consistency creates the ultimate advantage.
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...
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.