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How To Gamify Your Life To Win Big In 2019

The Power of 30-day Challenges

The Power of 30-day Challenges
  • Helps you reshape your routines, habits, and behaviors.
  • You begin to rewire your mind and subconscious.
  • You build momentum to propel you further and further ahead.
  • You grow bolder and dream bigger than ever before.
  • The more you do, the more you can do.

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How To Gamify Your Life To Win Big In 2019

How To Gamify Your Life To Win Big In 2019

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Why New Year's Resolutions Don't Work

  • An unrealistically difficult challenge for your current state.
  • Lack of planning. People usually just start doing something without a proper plan.
  • Lack of incremental build up. Due to lack of plan, people leap into hard stages.
  • Burnout after the excitement of the initial resolution wears off.

Most resolutions fail because they are more of a wish than a plan. In fact, roughly 90% of all resolutions fail each year.

Most resolutions fail because they are more of a wish than a plan. In fact, roughly 90% of all resolutions fail each year.

The Power of 30-day Challenges

  • Helps you reshape your routines, habits, and behaviors.
  • You begin to rewire your mind and subconscious.
  • You build momentum to propel you further and further ahead.
  • You grow bolder and dream bigger than ever before.
  • The more you do, the more you can do.

Yes with 30-day Challenges!

  • Define your SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, time bound) goal.
  • Start small. Add on slightly more and more as you progress.
  • Journal your plans for the day and keep track of your progress.
  • Have a plan for the tasks and challenges you want to achieve.
  • Build positive momentum to have the desire in accomplishing more.
  • Constantly dare yourself with new and exciting challenges.
  • Create optimal environments to eliminate the temptations that will hold you back.

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Actions change your beliefs

It's your daily actions that will change what you believe about yourself and the person you become. 

Focus on the process. Focus on showing up,  on sticking to the schedule, on “not quitting.

Eventually, the results and the self–confidence will come anyway. 

Getting To The Root Of Your Reluctance

If you find it difficult to share your past experiences, ask yourself why you are reluctant to open up. Getting to the root of the reluctance is key.

Work Out Your Feelings First

Before you talk to your partner about something difficult, find the right words to express it first. Until you can verbalize it, it remains unknown to you and to your partner.

If you do not feel safe enough to talk through these issues, consider journaling, or talking with a counsellor until you are clear about how you are feeling.

Open Up In Small Steps

When you decide to open up, start by taking small steps to test the waters first.

The more you practice and see that you can do it, the easier it will get for you to open up.

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Vulnerability and confirmation bias

Vulnerability and confirmation bias

Vulnerability challenges your confirmation bias.

It is uncomfortable to ask questions, express your opinion, or open up about your emotions with people. You expose yourself to their cr...

Breaking out of your comfort zone

Breaking out of your comfort zone makes you feel vulnerable, but that feeling works in your favor because it improves your performance and boosts your growth. A  constant state of comfort equals steady performance.

Too much anxiety, however, will make you too stressed to be productive. 

Set realistic goals to hedge your anxiety

In most cases, once you do something scary, you realize it’s not as bad as you thought—it was just the anticipation that frightened you more than anything.

Setting a goal can help you get past that anticipation and feel in control of your vulnerability.

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