Just because you can do something once in a while doesn’t mean you can, or should, expect to do it all the time. Productivity is personal, and you must understand your rhythms and what is sustainable for you.
When I started my daily workout streak, everyone asked me how long it takes to create a habit. After 5 years of daily workouts, it’s still not a habit.
Five years ago I made the commitment to put my fitness first every day. No days off. No excuses. Here’s what it’s done for me.
Keeping a physical journal isn’t as convenient as maintaining a digital journal, but journaling by hand will reveal far more than the words on the page.
Our most challenging habits are often deeply engrained physical habits. Thanks to muscle memory, intentions and willpower aren’t enough to break these habits. They require a stronger force.
How do we create consistency without falling into the trap of automaticity? Through rituals, instead of habits.
No matter where things seem to be stuck, the best way to fix it is to go to the same place: the beginning.