The other day I shared a reason I think New Years Resolutions don’t work, here’s another…
Every year we pick things we don’t want to do anymore and commit to stopping. The problem is that we don’t replace the habit we’re stopping with a new habit. We need to stop doing what we’re doing, but we need to start doing something else. If we don’t, the old habit will come back.
So you want to stop eating unhealthy desserts? Decide what kind of desserts you are going to eat. There are some people you want to stop hanging out with? Well, who are you going to be with instead?
You cant just stop, you also have to start.
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