80% of new years resolutions typically fail by February!
Very often, the new habit or new resolution stops entirely after a simple and often unavoidable hiccup, an innocent mistake, a one-off change of plans that broke the resolution one day, that leads to it never being restarted again.
A good way to disconnect long-term failure from a short-term micro-failure (which isn’t even a failure) is using an “If __, then __” statement.
“If I don’t go to the gym today then I’ll go for a run at home”
“If I don’t eat my target fruit and veggies today then I’ll make a smoothie for breakfast.”
“If I don’t meditate in the morning then I’ll set an earlier alarm and meditate twice as long tomorrow.”
The “If __ then __” statement works best written down and made visible.
This post is inspired by feedback from last week’s “Habit New Year” post.
A Good Way To Think is a personal trainer for your mindset. We share scientifically-backed, practical exercises, developed from our Happier Mindset Training Programs, so you and our clients can enjoy even more happiness than before!
1. Join the Mailing list
2. Buy our Happier Mindset Training Manual
3. Experience a one-to-one Happier Mindset Training Program or ease in with an affordable coaching plan
4. Explore the Freebies for much more!
Thanks for being a part of the community!