What is a habit?
A habit is a regular inclination that we manage without really thinking much about it. A great deal of the time, you hear about habits in a negative sense and how individuals want to break bad habits. Habits can also be generally excellent for you if you set yourself up with positive ones.
Habits develop stronger after some time and become ingrained totally in our daily routines. In fact, the greater part of your daily routine is likely attributed to your habits! Nearly 40% of what you do each and consistently is caused by habits, not decisions.
The Importance of Good Habits
40% of your day is a great deal to waste on bad habits! That is the reason it is SO important to form great habits with the goal that you are consistently turning towards positive behaviors. At the point when the brain is signaled into a habit, it stops working and falls into the same pattern that it recognizes. Our brains don’t like to do any more work than they have to since they have such a great amount of going on, so they depend on these habits as patterns.
That is the reason it is so important to create happy habits: habits that help us live positive, happier lives!
To what extent does it take to create a habit?
It takes 21 days to form a habit… however many think that it actually can take anywhere from 2-8 months to form a habit. Don’t be discouraged! Anything you want to achieve needs to start someplace, so it is important to start today in order to form positive habits.
Simply getting in the habit of making great habits is a habit in itself! See what I did there?
And remember, anything you right now do in your life you once tried for the absolute first time.
What about breaking bad habits?
It is important to break habits that have a negative or draining impact on your life or impact your health in a negative way. Instead of focusing on what you don’t want, utilize the Law of Attraction to concentrate on the habits you DO want to create.
Instead of saying “I’m not going to eat sugar”, say “I’m going to start eating more vegetables and fruits in my diet.”
Asking for what we do want and setting our minds up for positive thinking causes us to create healthy, happy, positive habits.
7 Happy Habits
If you missed the 7 days of the happy habits series, here they are below! Learn more about each habit, why the habit is so important, and how you can apply it to your very own life with actionable advances you can take today.
- Dream big
- Don’t sweat the small stuff
- Be grateful
- Build relationships
- Be mindful
- Choose happiness