One thing that can really help you be successful in your habit change endeavor is to track your progress. When you track your progress you will know how you are really doing, not just how you think you are doing. … Continue reading →
Thought awareness really is a key to successful habit change. Most habits involve what we are thinking as well as what we are doing. But what if you are having trouble becoming aware of your thoughts that are connected to … Continue reading →
Habit hooks and triggers can help you succeed with your habit change. Knowing which one to use depends on what kind of habit you are trying to change. Habit Hooks A hook is something that you already have made into … Continue reading →
If you’ve ever tried to lose weight and keep it off, you probably figured out that there is more to weight loss than eating right and exercise. Most of the battle is actually between your ears. But, no, this post … Continue reading →
Optimists are more successful and effective in most areas of life. You too, can become an optimist. All it requires is for you to develop four habit changes to your thinking. If you focus on one of these areas for … Continue reading →
Can you call something a “habit” if, when your routine is disrupted, the “habit” gets neglected?
I don’t think so. Habits aren’t habits unless they have become almost automatic. If something as small as a routine change stops a habit then it wasn’t a habit at all.
That’s bad news for me. I’ve been trying to instill the habit of more and better exercising into my life since January and a recent trip out of town totally broke down my “habit” into almost nothing. I mean, even after getting back home I’ve been really struggling to get even close to what I was doing before I went on this little trip.Continue reading →
1. Try to change too many habits at once. This does not work. You really need to choose only one habit to change at a time. This has been my personal reason for most of my habit change failures—I was trying to change several things at once.Continue reading →