During our lifetime, we all develop pathways to solve our day to day problems, we follow certain steps everyday that maybe we just do them automatically without thinking, because we have been doing the same thing all of our lives, and we don’t analyze if we are being effective or if this behaviour and our habits are helping to improve ourselves.
Everyone without exception, have developed habits, bad or good, that define our actual situation, and that can determine our success or failure in life.
The main idea of living and growing up, is learning of our experiences, what has worked for us or not, so we can be wiser day by day, and to let this knowledge improve our life.
Even Though it might sound easy, learning of our mistakes is no simple task, and neither is getting rid of our bad habits.
A bad habit could be defined as everything that limits your success, that doesn’t allow you to reach your goals.
For example, let’s say that you have identify that you have an overweight problem, and that your goal is to lose weight in a time frame of 6 months, but you have a bad habit of eating everyday in restaurants, it won’t ever be the same as preparing your own food in your kitchen with fresh and healthy ingredients. If eating outside is a bad habit, a good habit could be taking lunch to your office. But, to change an old habit you will need a lot of willpower and discipline, as well as a change in your routine.
Here we give you some tips to replace old and bad habits for good habits that will help you to reach success:
- Start one step at a time. Starting with a small change is very important, if you don’t do your bed everyday, start by doing it at list 3 times in a week.
- Do a 21 day plan. It is well known that if you do the same thing for at list 21 days you could develop a habit. Try with a small habit that could be easy for you to change.
- Reward yourself. If you have notice that you are improving your habits, try to reward yourself for reaching your goals. Let’s say that your goal is to lose 10 pounds in 2 months, if you accomplish this you will buy those tickets to the concert that you desire to go.
Although these tips are simple, they will definitely help you out to replace bad habits for good habits, you will prove that little actions surely could change your life.