4 Reasons Why Your Habits Do Not Stick and What to Do About It

 

Here are the 4 reasons why habits do not stick. 

As a Personal Trainer, I have seen it all when it comes to habits not sticking. Here are the 4 most popular reasons as to why they do not stick and what to do about it.

They are:

1. Lack of motivation

2. Lack of time

3. Lack of confidence

4. Lack of direction

At first, they are all obstacles, if you are not careful they quickly become excuses. And you know what they say about excuses. Excuses are like a$$holes, everyone has one!

In this video, I am going to discuss what the 4 reasons are and how to work with them.

Two great books on habit building are: Atomic Habits and The Slight Edge

 

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The Easy Way to Build Habits

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Sacrifice short term conveniences for long-term gains. Unknown

Most people, myself included, build habits backwards. They start with the goal (which is correct) then go all out trying to achieve the goal.

Take for example building abdominal muscles - they go all out doing crunches or abdominal exercises they found online. But give up all too soon, especially when they don't see results.

*Spoiler alert - you can do abdominal exercises all day long but if you do not do something about the fat on top of the muscle you will never see results.

Or take, for example, weight loss. They decide they want to quit eating junk food and throw it all out. But they start getting headaches and feel tired all day. This is a result of going through withdrawal from certain foods.

However, this is backwards. So let's re-frame it. Everything is mindset ya know!

Take it one day at a time, Take it slow and...

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Find Your Power Like This!

"Follow disciplines that serve your growth." Kathie Owen

The next time you feel stuck in a rut or un-motivated ask yourself, "What can I do right now that will serve my growth?"

Sit in silence for a moment, meditate on your growth, and what exactly you want.

Are you struggling to find exactly what you want? Or your definite chief aim? Well, this simple download can (and will) help with that.

When we picture our goals from the end in mind, like Neville Goddard and Napoleon Hill teach something magical happens. We start to form a discipline that serves our growth.

When we hit stumbling blocks, and we will, we see that they are serving our purpose and are there for a reason. To help us grow!!

Focus on the discipline it takes for you to grow. When building habits that stick it takes discipline. 

Do you know who has true discipline? David Goggins.

He is an American ultramarathon runner, ultra-distance cyclist, triathlete, motivational speaker, and author. He is a retired...

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