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.
The pursuit of “better habits” is so embedded in our cultural conditioning that we rarely pause to consider the downsides of habits.
When there are myriad ways to get from point A to point B, why do we default to the same route each time?