Re-scheduling our lives is difficult – either because we have to, or when we want to, because our habits are so deeply ingrained.
It’s why we re-visit refrigerators late at night when we aren’t hungry for those calories which we don’t need, it’s why we reach out for the less-healthy things when we want to be touched, it’s why we are driven – in everything we are driven to do, not by our thoughts or our resolutions, but by our habits.
I’ve been learning this is incredibly difficult. But it seems I’m making progress. Some days taking two steps back for everyone going forward – but most days it’s the other way round. Tiny, barely detectable change. Maybe it’s only 1% different, but I sense that it is the forward/upward direction and the inhabiting of the habit that matter.