I want to look at habits today, because so often when I help people who want to change and lose weight, they fall back on old habits of eating or not exercising.
I have been reading up on habits recently.
One definition of a habit is this;
A recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired through frequent repetition
I wanted to highlight the FREQUENT REPITITION.
Whatever self talk you say to yourself, what ever you believe to be true about you, can all be changed through self talk and repetition.
Did you get that? Read that line above again!
How Habits Can Hinder You
I know when self doubt or FEAR creeps in, you forget all your fancy affirmations and just revert to what you been telling yourself for years right? Well it is time to recognise and shake this bad habit off.
Bad habits can lead to procrastination, putting things off, being known as unreliable, will proceed your reputation.
Will stop you from moving forward and achieving your full potential or your dreams.
How Habits can Help You
If you have a bad habit that stops you from moving forward in your life, then work on letting it go.
Developing a good habit can set you up for so much more in your life.
Create a new one. 21 days they say it takes to create a habit. So if you can create positive affirmations to say to yourself for the next 21 days, you will definitely see your life turn around.
So that being the case, what unconscious habits have you been forming? I have a short 5 minute video for you to help with creating daily habits by Brian Tracy who is well renowned for his books on developing Habits for Success.