Cultivating a daily fitness habit will give you physical strength; the side benefits will give you a lot more.
To make time for what’s truly important, you don’t need as much time as you think. You need something else.
What do you do when your motivation wanes, when you feel like everything is a huge effort with no payoff, when the muse doesn’t show up, when you feel like you’re losing momentum, and when you start to wonder why am I even doing any of this?
A 30-day challenge can be a fun way to challenge yourself, but if you want to create a lasting change, time-fixed challenges are a waste of time.
Breaking habits and creating long-term, sustainable, behavior change is challenging for everyone. In theory, it should be simple. Just do the new thing you want to do. But we all know it’s not that easy. What makes it so complicated? It’s not about the behavior.
One of the most common questions people ask me is: How long does it take to create a new habit? Here’s why this question is not relevant, and what you should focus on instead.
For years, I tried and failed to create a daily blogging practice. I thought it was out of my reach, until it wasn’t. This is how I built a daily blogging ritual.