Did You Blow It?
You turned over the proverbial new leaf and pledged your commitment to a new habit. Maybe it's about eating healthier, exercising better, or working smarter. Whatever it is, you know it comes down to being consistent. So how's it going so far? You're in good company if this sounds familiar:
If this is you, don't worry because blowing it is how breakthroughs happen.
How Breakthroughs Happen
My client, Sasha¹, wants to adopt the Paleo diet and is using the 80/20 plan, which means eating Paleo 80% of the time. When she was dissatisfied with her efforts at keeping to the plan, I suggested we check three things:
Berating yourself doesn't get you very far. If you can instead see "blowing it" as a cue to become the observer and take a look at what's really going on, then you'll create the right conditions for a breakthrough to happen.
Check In With Yourself
What new habits could you adopt this year to help you reach your goals, whether work-related or personal? As you practice being consistent with these new routines, let every little screw-up teach you.
This Week's Call To Action:
Every day is a chance to refine what it is you're after and how you want to live. Try again, strengthen your resolve, and give yourself a little room.
Here's to you,
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