Our habit formation process. Why is it important to know about habit formation?
To do anything, youve got to understand it first. If you want to change bad habits or develop good ones, you need to know how habits are formed in the first place. In essence, our habits are a series of patterns. When you first put on your socks, then your shoes, then tie your shoelaces, that whole process is an example of a pattern. Whenever we perform these patterns, our nerve cells will send messages to the brain about that pattern. Our Habit Formation Whenever we do something, whenever we perform a pattern, a physical neural connection will be created. If you do something one time, there will be one connection. Want To Know More? Return from Habit Formation to more self improvement tips. 10 Life-Changing Facts About Habits. “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”
~Albert Einstein A few weeks ago, I published a post called 10 Life-Changing Facts About Fear. I was walking on the beach yesterday with my lovely friend Evan who suggested I write a 10 Life Changing Facts series. “Brilliant!” I thought (thanks, Evan), and what better topic to write about than getting unstuck. The Pain of Being Stuck And who doesn’t know what it’s like to be stuck? It can even lead us to despair, feeling there is no way out. But here’s the good news: you can get unstuck. Be Inspired to Get Unstuck Need some inspiration? “A little over a year ago, when I first found your blog, I felt exactly as you describe in the first paragraphs.
Habits can’t sustain themselves in the light of conscious awareness. Consider the Facts. 30 Habits that Will Change your Life. Developing good habits is the basic of personal development and growth.
Everything we do is the result of a habit that was previously taught to us. Unfortunately, not all the habits that we have are good, that’s why we are constantly trying to improve. The following is a list of 30 practical habits that can make a huge difference in your life. You should treat this list as a reference, and implement just one habit per month. This way you will have the time to fully absorb each of them, while still seeing significant improvements each month. Health habits Exercise 30 minutes every day. Productivity habits Use an inbox system. Personal Development habits Read 1 book per week. Career habits Start a blog. What do you think? Update: A reader put together a downloadable copy of all these habits. 21 Habits of Happy People. Contributed by Cindy Holbrook “Happiness is a habit – cultivate it.” ~ Elbert Hubbar Happiness is one aspiration all people share.
No one wants to be sad and depressed. We’ve all seen people who are always happy – even amidst agonizing life trials. I’m not saying happy people don’t feel grief, sorrow or sadness; they just don’t let it overtake their life. 1. Be thankful that you woke up alive each morning. 2. Surround yourself with happy, positive people who share your values and goals. 3. Accept others for who they are as well as where they are in life. 4. Keep up to date with the latest news regarding your career and hobbies. 5. Don’t wallow in self-pity. 6. Some statistics show that 80% of people dislike their jobs! 7. Take the time to see the beauty around you. 8. Don’t take yourself – or life to seriously. 9.
Holding a grudge will hurt no one but you. 10. Develop an attitude of gratitude. 11. Always make sure your loved ones know you love them even in times of conflict.