The Second Day Is The Hardest Day

The Second Day Is The Hardest Day

The hardest day is always the day after you begin something new. Conventional wisdom, although is that it takes 21 days to create a new habit. Whether or not this is correct is really irrelevant. Creating a new habit takes time, perseverance, and dedication. More often than not, the second day is the most difficult. The first day of a new habit is exciting because it's new. You're motivated, and ready to tackle that "thing" you've been putting off forever. Then comes the next day, and the next, and the next. Soon the new habit loses it's luster and the excitement wears off. By Valentine's Day your new habits and resolutions have fallen by the wayside. Your life returns to the way it was and you resign yourself to the false belief that nothing ever changes. The best example is starting a new habit of working out. January is the busiest time in any gym around the world. Losing weight and getting fit are...
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A New You: What’s Next?

A New You: What’s Next?

What's Your Plan? So, it's New Year's Day. The first day of a new year. If you're like most people, you're staring at 365 brand new days, 365 brand new chances to create the life you truly want. So, you sit down at a blank page and ask yourself...What's next? Start With The End In Mind The only way you can know which path to take is to be firm on what your destination truly is. Otherwise you'll just be rambling along the sidewalks and roads simply hoping you'll end up where you want to go. Don't just say you want to lose weight, name the number and clearly defined your goal. Instead of saying you want to make more money, define a specific amount for the year and then break it down by month, week, or day. Want to find love? Clearly define the attributes you desire and, more importantly those you don't want, and then start living them. When you have clarity around your goal, the...
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