The Ways to Easily Transform Your Habits

The Ways to Easily Transform Your Habits

According to researchers at Duke University, habits account for about 40 percent of our behaviors on any given day. Some may argue that it takes 21 days to change a habit and others may say it takes 90 days or more to shake things up. No matter what the actual amount of time may be, it can be agreed upon that we as people all have habits that we need to drop or make better so that we can perform at an optimal level.

If you have a habit you need to change, consider these three simple but powerful tips to get started making the changes you need today.

1.Begin with small habit.

“Make it so easy you can’t say no.” — Leo Babauta

One of the best daily habits one can adopt is making up their bed every morning. One may think that this mundane task may not make a huge difference. But making your bed at the start of your day no matter what happens helps improve personal disciple. When you work on growing your discipline in the smaller things, it’ll be much easier to change larger habits that may prove to be harder to change.

When Leo said that you have to make yourself an irresistible offer, he meant that starting to make change in your life must gain your attention. Be interested in changing those habits that keep you procrastinating and stagnant in your daily activities.

2. Increase the good habits in small ways.

“Success is a few simple disciplines, practiced every day; while failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.” —Jim Rohn

If you are good at not hitting the snooze button in the morning, start setting your alarm for fifteen minutes earlier so you can get a head start to your day. If you typically eat healthy foods but you know there are times when you cheat on your health plan that hurt your progress, challenge yourself to cut out one more temptation food. Good habits can always be improved upon just like bad habits can always be extinguished – if you work on them with intention.

Jim was not making it up when he said that small steps amount to large leaps. Be committed to the small things that get you ahead no matter how little progress you seem to make.

3. When you mess up, get back right quickly.

“The best way to improve your self-control is to see how and why you lose control.”

—Kelly McGonigal

Don’t allow a setback to make you quit. Losers never win because they never try again. When you slip up, which everyone can from time to time, don’t use it as an excuse to stop. Figure out

what made you make the mistake and move on. Don’t stay stuck in a bad cycle because you have an off moment.

Kelly said it best. Figuring out the “why” behind what you do or don’t do will help you stay on track. You have more power over transforming your life ten you give yourself credit for. Own it!

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