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Why The 2-Minute Rule Works

The point is not to do one thing, but to master the habit of showing up. A habit must be established before it can be improved.

Mastering the art of showing up, the first 2 minutes become a ritual at the beginning of a larger routine. This is the ideal way to master a difficult skill. The more you ritualize the beginning of a process, the more likely it becomes that you can slip into the state of deep focus that is required to do great things.

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If the 2-Minute Rule Feels Forced To You

If the 2-Minute Rule Feels Forced To You

... try this: do something you want to make into a habit for 2 minutes and then stop. And keep repeating.

This reinforces the identity you want to build and, eventually, you will feel like it’s a waste of time to do only the two minutes and will invest more time on.

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Stop Procrastinating With the “2-Minute Rule”

Stop Procrastinating With the “2-Minute Rule”

The Rule states “When you start a new habit, it should take less than 2 minutes to do.”So break down your habits into tasks that can be accomplished within 2 minutes.

The idea is to make your habits as easy as possible to start. Making a task from...

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  • People often think it's very hard to get hyped about reading one page or meditating for one minute or making one sales call. But the point is not to do one thing. The point is to master the habit of showing up.
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If you can do an action in two minutes or less, tackle it at the moment — and don’t delay. 

The rule was created by David Allen in Getting Things Done & James Clear recommends it for habit building as well: When you start a new habit it should take less tha...

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