Did you know that only 9.2% of people felt that they were successful in achieving their New Year’s resolution?! That means that 90.8% of people felt that they had not succeeded. Brutal. Over the past year I have been doing a lot of reading about habits and one of the things that comes up over and over again is that habits are really hard to break because our brains become hard-wired to fall back on those habits, especially when we are tired or stressed or distracted. What this means is that when you are trying to change a habit there are two steps you can take to improve your chances of success: one is to replace the old habit with a new and easy-to-accomplish one and the other is to start with a small change that will then create a ripple effect.
Now that all sounds fine and good, but what does it actually look like? As you know, I am all about simplicity and practicality. So I wanted to share some possible ways that you might be able to tackle those health-related resolutions and achieve your goals….