When we set our sights on changing a personal behavior, it requires time, energy, dedication, and consistency. Routines must be broken, schedules must be shifted, even patterns of thought need to be caught mid-think and redirected along their
I'm not saying there has to be struggle involved, necessarily, but there does have to be new, purposeful action taken, often in unchartered or unfamiliar ways, and sometimes that takes a bit of practice before it feels comfortable, let alone natural or normal.
(This is exactly why, where, and when investing in a coach is a smart move, by the way! It's always a good idea to ask for help when you're trying to gett better at something. :) )
The next time you're concentrating on habit change, why not print out and post the following Habits Manifesto, from Gretchen Rubin's book, Better Than Before. It's got some fabulous food for thought, as well as wise rules of thumb for undergoing any kind of change in your life at all.
The Habits Manifesto
Do you agree? Disagree? Have anything to add or a question to ask? I'm all ears.