I should sleep more.
I should start my day, every day, by planning and getting organized rather than just jumping right into a task.
I should eat less.
I should read more.
I should drink more water.
Not one of these statements is arguable — at least not for me and my current habit set. I should be adhering to every single one of those statements and turning them into daily action. For they are not mere conjecture. They are proven by science, by time, and even by past personal experience to work. Always.
Yet sometimes I do them … and sometimes I don’t.
Quick: write out your own list of 5, or get a picture of your list in your head. I’m sure there are five bits of unassailable wisdom you rationally understand yet irrationally refuse to adhere to consistently.
We’re human after all.
But again: why?
Why is there a disconnect between an idea that we fully accept as true and our ability to make it a consistent, unbreakable habit? [Read more…] about Yes, it Applies to You Too