Pick any habit you have – your best, your worst. It doesn’t matter whether it is your most constructive or your most destructive, just pick one. Any one.
Or, here’s an idea, examine you very best habit, and maybe your very worst. Could be nail-biting, over-eating, procrastination, money management, thoughtfulness (or lack of), you get the picture …
Start with: how did this habit start? When? Why? How long have I been doing this thing that is good/bad for me?
I’ve spent considerable time grinding out some old ones, diligent daily (most daysy) working to incorporate some new habits ones – hard work. But worth it …
Most of our bad habits don’t start out with an intention to create a bad habit. Whether it is ‘unthinking’, laziness or just not paying attention – I’m not sure. And I’m not sure that it matters how my bad habits got started – what matters is that I: a) identify them, b) think about them and c) do something about them.
Otherwise I’ll feel/look the fool, won’t I?
Knowing about a problem and doing nothing about it? I know that sounds like governments and big corporations – but we all suffer the same problem don’t we?
Isn’t knowing we have a problem the first step in solving it?